John Coltrane “Body and Soul”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 110.1 s
Position in Track 00:10-02:00
Album Title The Heavyweight Champion - The Complete Atlantic Recordings CD 4
Label Rhino Records Inc (R2 71984)
Recording Date 1960-10-24
Line Up Steve Davis (b); Elvin Jones (dr); McCoy Tyner (p); John Coltane (ts)
Style POSTBOP
Key Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 9b4e9548-b049-4480-b406-cb1eedaeede2
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Eb-/Ab Eb-79/Ab |Ab7   |Eb-/Ab   |Ab7   |Db79/Ab   |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F-7/Ab   |E-7 A7 |Absus   |Absus   |Ab7   |B7911#   |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F+/Ab Ab7 |Db79 F79b13bBb+7||
A2: ||Eb-/Ab Eb-79/Ab |Ab7   |Eb-/Ab Eb-79/Ab |Ab7   |Db79/Ab   |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F-7/Ab   |E-7 A7 |Absus   |Absus   |Ab7   |B7911#   |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F+/Ab Ab7 |Db79 E-7A7||
B1: ||D79   |E-7   |D/F#   |G-7 C7 |Dj7 F7 |Bbj7 Db7 |Gbj7 A7 |Dj7   |Dm7b5   |G79b   |C79   |Eb7   |Abj7 B7 |Ej7 G7 |Cj7 B7 |Bbsus Bb7913 ||
A3: ||Eb-/Ab Eb-79/Ab |Ab7   |Eb-/Ab Eb-79/Ab |Ab7   |Db79/Ab   |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F-7/Ab   |E-7 A7 |Absus   |Absus   |Ab7   |B7911#   |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F+/Ab G+/Ab |F+/Ab Ab7 |Db79 F79b13bBb+7||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 393  
Number of Bars 65 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 141.6 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 3.57 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.05 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.69:1 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 47.1 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 48-76 (28) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 45.8 % 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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