John Coltrane “Nature Boy”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 255.8 s
Position in Track 01:49-06:04
Album Title The John Coltrane Quartet Plays
Label Impulse! Records (AS-85)
Recording Date 18.02.1963
Line Up John Coltrane (ts); Art Davis (b); Elvin Jones (dr); McCoy Tyner (p)
Style POSTBOP
Key E-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class MODAL
MusicBrainz ID 0fa25deb-8551-475f-a379-fbe67fb7efb9
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||E-7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 1292  
Number of Bars 794 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 186.1 (UP)  
Event Density 5.05 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 1.63 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.08:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 3+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 34.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 45-83 (38) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.6 % 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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