Don Ellis “You Stepped Out of a Dream (2)”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 43.2 s
Position in Track 02:37-03:21
Album Title Giants of Jazz: Don Ellis featuring Paul Bley, Steve Swallow, Gary Peacock, Nick Martins, Jaki Byard, Ron Carter and Charlie Persip
Label Sarabandas srl (Giants of Jazz) (CD 53262)
Recording Date 1961-04-21
Line Up Don Ellis (tp); Paul Bley (p); Steve Swallow (b)
Style POSTBOP
Key D-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 194cb07e-ac90-4cd3-8480-3dfc7a332e2a
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Dj7   |Dj7   |Ebj7   |Ebj7   |F7   |F7   |Bbj7   |Bbj7   |A-7   |D7   |Gj7   |Gj7   |B-7   |E7   |F-7 Bb7 |E-7 A7 ||
B1: ||Dj7   |Dj7   |Ebj7   |Ebj7   |F7   |F7   |Ab7   |G7    |Em7b5   |A7   |F#-7   |B7   |E-7   |A7   |Dj7   |Dj7 NC ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 118  
Number of Bars 30 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 168.9 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 2.73 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 3.91 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.79:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 1 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 37.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 57-78 (21) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 33.9 % 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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