Bob Berg “Nature of the Beast”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 196.9 s
Position in Track 01:28-04:45
Album Title Enter The Spirit
Label GRP Records / Stretch Records (STD-1105)
Recording Date 1993
Line Up Bob Berg (ts); David Kikoski (p); Jim Beard (rhodes); James Genus (b); Dennis Chambers (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key C-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
Tonality Class MODAL
MusicBrainz ID 9eaeabcd-b200-4b56-9555-99a4eeaf40da
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Fsus   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 964  
Number of Bars 108 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 131.8 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 4.9 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 8.9 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.79:1 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 39.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-81 (37) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 45.3 % 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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