Bix Beiderbecke “I’m Coming Virginia”

Discographic Information

Instrument cor
Total Duration 88.2 s
Position in Track 01:27-02:55
Album Title The Gold Collection - 40 Classic Performances
Label Proper/Retro (R2CD 40-23/2)
Recording Date 1927-12-05
Line Up Bix Beiderbecke (cor); Frank Trumbauer (ts-c); Don Murray (cl, bs); Bill Rank (tb); Doc Ryker (as); Irving Riskin (p); Eddie Lang (g); Chauncey Morehouse (dr)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 1f4d1333-8e87-45ac-b75f-517f03dea974
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||F Abo |F6Bbj7A-7D-7|D7 G7 |C7 F7 |Bb A7 |G7 C7 |F7 G-7 |C7G-7EboC7||
A2: ||F Abo |F   |A-   |A-   |Bm7b5 E7 |Am7b5 D7 |Gbj7 C7 |F7 F ||
B1: ||Bb6 G-7 |G-7 D- |D-6   |C D7 |G-7   |G7 C7 |F7 G-7 |F   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 225  
Number of Bars 48 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 131.5 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 2.55 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.66 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.43:1 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 25.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 58-81 (23) 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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