Benny Goodman “Avalon”

Discographic Information

Instrument cl
Total Duration 33.1 s
Position in Track 01:02-01:35
Album Title From Swing to Bebop
Label History/This is Music (20.1975-HI)
Recording Date 1937-02-03
Line Up Benny Goodman (cl); Teddy Wilson (p); Gene Krupa (dr); Lionel Hampton (vib)
Style SWING
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 7e8d5670-50a7-42f9-a895-63324f4fc8be
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   |Eb   ||
B1: ||C7   |C7   |C7   |C7   |F-7   |F-7   |Ab-7   |Ab-7   |Eb   |Eb   |C7   |C7   |F-7   |Bb7   |Eb   |Eb   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 162  
Number of Bars 33 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 241.0 (UP)  
Event Density 4.89 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.87 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.25:1 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 32.1 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 62-86 (24) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 46.3 % 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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