Charlie Parker “Donna Lee”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 69.7 s
Position in Track 00:32-01:42
Album Title Boss Bird Disc 2
Label Proper Records (P1282)
Recording Date 1947-05-08
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (bs); Max Roach (dr); Charlie Parker (as)
Style BEBOP
Key Ab-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Ab   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Ab   |Eb-7 D7 |Db   |Db-7   |Ab   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   ||
B1: ||Ab   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |C7   |C7   |F-   |C79#   |F-   |C7   |F-   |Abo   |Ab F7 |Bb-7 Eb7 |Ab   |Bb-7 Eb7NC||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 371  
Number of Bars 66 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 225.7 (UP)  
Event Density 5.32 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.66 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.49:1 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 15.1 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 53-79 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.9 % 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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