Bix Beiderbecke “Riverboat Shuffle”

Discographic Information

Instrument cor
Total Duration 36.7 s
Position in Track 00:52-01:29
Album Title The Cradle Of Jazz - Jazz Lips CD 2
Label History (20.3013-HI)
Recording Date 1927-05-09
Line Up Bix Beiderbecke (cor); Bill Rank (tb); Don Murray (cl, bs); Ernest Ingle (as); Frankie Trumbauer (ts-c); Itzie Riskin (p); Eddie Lang (g); Chauncey Morehouse (dr)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key Ab-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID c3ec0b7b-d0d0-478c-a5fb-2a352bc3515a
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Ab   |Ab  Ao|Eb7   |Eb7   |Ab   |Ab  Ao|Eb7   |Eb7   |Ab   |Ab7   |Db   |Db7 C7B7|Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb7NC  |NC   ||
B1: ||Ab   |Ab  Ao|Eb7   |Eb7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |Db   |Db   |Db-   |Db-   |Ab   |F7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |Ab   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 161  
Number of Bars 32 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 210.9 (UP)  
Event Density 4.39 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.99 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.62:1 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 24.8 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 56-80 (24) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 48.4 % 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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