Charlie Parker “How Deep Is the Ocean”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 108.5 s
Position in Track 00:08-01:56
Album Title Boss Bird Disc 3
Label Proper Records (P1283)
Recording Date 1947-11-17
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (dr); Charlie Parker (as)
Style BEBOP
Key C-min
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: ||C-7   |Bo7   |Eb6/Bb   |Am7b5 D7 |G-7   |Am7b5 D79b |G-7 Gb7 |F-7 Bb7 ||
B1: ||Bb-7   |Eb7   |Eb-7   |Ab7   |B7   |B7   |Bb7   |Dm7b5 G79b ||
A2: ||C-7   |Bo7   |Eb6/Bb   |Am7b5 D7 |G-7   |Am7b5 D7 |G-7 Gb7 |F-7 Bb7 ||
C1: ||Bb-7   |Gm7b5 C79b |F-7   |Db7   |Eb/Bb G7/B |C-7 F7 |F-7 Bb7 |Eb69 Dm7b5G7||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 375  
Number of Bars 32 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 71.9 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.46 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 11.55 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.04:1 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 44.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 52-78 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 30.7 % 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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