Benny Goodman “Handful of Keys”

Discographic Information

Instrument cl
Total Duration 13.7 s
Position in Track 01:48-02:01
Album Title  
Label ()
Recording Date 1937
Line Up Teddy Wilson (p); Lionel Hampton (vib); Gene Krupa (dr); Harry Goodman (b); Benny Goodman (cl)
Style SWING
Key Eb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID c6db9985-bc89-42ca-8f23-3504b9425b7c
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb F-7 |Eb6 Gbo |F- F-7 |F-6 Gbo |F- F-7 |F-6 Bb7 |Eb C-7 |F-7 Bb7 ||
A2: ||Eb F-7 |Eb6 Gbo |F- F-7 |F-6 Gbo |F- F-7 |F-6 Bb7 |Eb Bbm7b5 |Eb D7 ||
I1:

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 81  
Number of Bars 17 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 303.1 (UP)  
Event Density 5.93 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.7 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.89:1 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 18.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 62-87 (25) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 37.0 % 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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