John Coltrane “Countdown”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 89.0 s
Position in Track 00:22-01:51
Album Title The Heavyweight Champion - The Complete Atlantic Recordings CD 2
Label Atlantic Records (8122-71984-2)
Recording Date 1959-05-04
Line Up John Coltrane (ts); Tommy Flanagan (p); Paul Chambers (b); Art Taylor (dr)
Style HARDBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 61f4bf5a-a0b4-4a5e-af01-00d2dfad49be
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||E-7 F7 |Bbj7 Db7 |Gbj7 A7 |Dj7   |D-7 Eb7 |Abj7 B7 |Ej7 G7 |Cj7   |C-7 Db7 |Gbj7 A7 |Dj7 F7 |Bbj7   |E7   |F7   |Bbj7   |Eb7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 867  
Number of Bars 125 bars  
Number of Choruses 8  
Mean Tempo 337.6 (UP)  
Event Density 9.74 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.92 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.99:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 2+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 22.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 46-75 (29) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 37.9 % 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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