Don Byas “Harvard Blues (2)”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 31.0 s
Position in Track 02:30-03:01
Album Title Moon Nocturne
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222414-444/A)
Recording Date 1945-08-30
Line Up Don Byas (ts); Erroll Garner (p); Slam Stewart (b); Doc West (dr)
Style SWING
Key Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID b5147d0f-81ce-4834-9097-d8e486d9e7a2
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Db7   |Gb7 Go |Db7   |Db7   |Gb7   |Gb7 Go |Db7   |Bb- Eb7 |Ab7   |Gb7   |Db7   |Db7   ||
I1: ||NC   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 122  
Number of Bars 13 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 99.3 (MEDIUM SLOW)  
Event Density 3.94 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 9.57 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.55:1 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 45.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 48-70 (22) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 38.5 % 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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