John Coltrane “Impressions (1961)”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 816.3 s
Position in Track 00:26-14:02
Album Title Impressions
Label Impulse (MCD 05887)
Recording Date 1961-11-05
Line Up McCoy Tyner (p); Jimmy Garrison (b); Elvin Jones (dr); John Coltrane (ts)
Style POSTBOP
Key D-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class MODAL
MusicBrainz ID 686e08c2-fec1-4a49-acbd-9482c90f83ce
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   ||
A2: ||D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   ||
B1: ||Eb-7   |Eb-7   |Eb-7   |Eb-7   |Eb-7   |Eb-7   |Eb-7   |Eb-7   ||
A3: ||D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   |D-7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 4954  
Number of Bars 998 bars  
Number of Choruses 31  
Mean Tempo 293.4 (UP)  
Event Density 6.07 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.96 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 35.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 43-84 (41) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 46.2 % 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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