Benny Carter “Long Ago and Far Away”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 43.8 s
Position in Track 00:44-01:28
Album Title Battle of Saxes Volume 2
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222276-354)
Recording Date 1952-09-18
Line Up Benny Carter (as); Oscar Peterson (p); Barney Kessel (g); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (dr)
Style SWING
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID fe2804a8-b1fa-4a1a-bd51-96dad7b09b12
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||F6 D-7 |G-7 C7 |Fj7   |G-7 C7 |F6   |G-7 C7 |A-7 D7 |G-7 C7 ||
B1: ||Ab6   |Bb-7 Eb7 |Abj7   |G7   |Cj7   |A-7  D7|G-7   |C7   ||
A2: ||F6 D-7 |G-7 C7 |Fj7   |G-7 C7 |F6   |G-7 C7 |A-7 D7 |G-7 C7 ||
C1: ||C-7   |F7   |Bbj7   |Eb7   |F6 D-7 |G-7 C7 |F6   |G-7 C7 |C7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 231  
Number of Bars 34 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 185.0 (UP)  
Event Density 5.27 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.83 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.88:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 3+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 33.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 50-80 (30) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 37.7 % Share of notes with direction reversal (i.e, minima and maxima of pitch contour).

Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class Histogram

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Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class is calculated in reference to the underlying chord.

Pitch Class Histogram

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MIDI Pitch Histogram

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Semitone Interval Histogram

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Refined Contour Histogram

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Also known as “fuzzy intervals” or interval classification. See here for definition of classes

Metrical Circle Map (N=48) Histogram

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Metrical circle maps divides the bar duration into equal sized bins (48 in this case) and maps metrical positions to the corresponding bin. (Labels normalized to 4/4 measure).

Duration Class (Abs. and Rel.) Histogram

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Relative duration classes are based on the duration of the beat. Absolute duration classes are based on 120 bpm. See here for a definition of classes.

Midlevel Analysis Main Types Histogram

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Midlevel analysis is a qualitative annotation system of playing ideas, with nine different main categories, as defined in our paper

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