Don Byas “Body and Soul”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 155.6 s
Position in Track 00:00-02:35
Album Title The Chronological Classis: Don Byas 1947
Label Classic Records ()
Recording Date 1947
Line Up Don Byas (ts); Billy Taylor (p); Jean Bouchety (b); Buford Oliver (dr);
Style SWING
Key Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 254b3d16-a2e6-4bc1-9dee-ef972cc0f36d
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb-7 Bb79b |Eb-7 D7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |F-7 Eo7 |Eb-7   |Cm7b5 F7 |Bb-7Eb7Eb-7Ab7|Db6 Bb7 ||
A2: ||Eb-7 Bb79b |Eb-7 D7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |F-7 Eo7 |Eb-7   |Cm7b5 F7 |Bb-7Eb7Eb-7Ab7|Db A7 ||
B1: ||Dj7 E-7 |D G-7C7|F#-7B-7E-7A7|Dj7   |D-7 G7 |Cj7 Ebo |D-7 G7 |C7B7Bb7 ||
A3: ||Eb-7 Bb79b |Eb-7 D7 |Dbj7 Gb7 |F-7 Eo7 |Eb-7   |Cm7b5 F7 |Bb-7Eb7Eb-7Ab7|Db6 Bb7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 723  
Number of Bars 64 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 98.6 (MEDIUM SLOW)  
Event Density 4.65 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 11.3 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.27:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 4 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 39.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 48-79 (31) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 37.5 % 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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