Benny Carter “I Got It Bad”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 173.2 s
Position in Track 00:00-02:53
Album Title Battle of Saxes Volume 2
Label Membran Music Ltd. (222276-354)
Recording Date 1952-09-18
Line Up Benny Carter (ts); Oscar Peterson (p); Barney Kessel (g); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (dr)
Style SWING
Key Db-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 6f69fba1-6832-4e82-8257-9d5172e6f0e4
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Dbj7   |F-7 Bb7 |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb-7   |F7Bb7Eb7Ab7|Db6 Bb-7 |Eb-7 Ab7 ||
A2: ||Dbj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb-7   |F7Bb7Eb7Ab7|Db6   |G7911#   ||
B1: ||Gbj7   |F#j7   |Gb-6   |B7   |Dbj7 B7 |F-7 Bb7 |Eb-7   |Ab7   ||
A3: ||Dbj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb-7   |F7Bb7Eb7Ab7|Db6   |Eb-7 Ab7 ||
B2: ||Gbj7   |Gbj7   |Gb-6   |B7   |Dbj7 B7 |F-7 Bb7 |Eb-7   |Ab7   ||
A4: ||Dbj7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Eb-7   |F7Bb7Eb7Ab7|Eb-7 Ab7 |Dbj7   |Dbj7   |Dbj7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 558  
Number of Bars 49 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 68.2 (SLOW)  
Event Density 3.22 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 11.38 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.45:1 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 48.4 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 49-77 (28) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 37.3 % 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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