Bix Beiderbecke “Royal Garden Blues”

Discographic Information

Instrument cor
Total Duration 15.4 s
Position in Track 02:21-02:37
Album Title The Cradle Of Jazz - Jazz Lips CD 2
Label History (20.3013-HI)
Recording Date 1927-10-05
Line Up Bix Beiderbecke (cor); Bill Rank (tb); Don Murray (cl); Adrian Rollini (b); Frank Signorelli (p); Chauncey Morehouse (dr)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID 2b5dbdbd-fd87-43c2-801c-728fe0f15d3d
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Bb   |Eb   |Eb   |Bb   |G7   |C-7   |F7   |Bb   |Bb   |NC   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 72  
Number of Bars 11 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 174.1 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 4.69 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 6.45 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.28:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 4 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 15.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 58-78 (20) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 55.6 % 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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