Louis Armstrong “Big Butter and Egg Man”

Discographic Information

Instrument cor
Total Duration 40.1 s
Position in Track 01:54-02:34
Album Title College Music Sociecty Sourcebooks in American Music, Louis Armstrong, The Original Hot Five Recordings of Louis Armstrogn
Label Pendragon Press, New York (978-1-57647-120-3)
Recording Date 1926-11-16
Line Up Louis Armstrong (cor); Kid Ory (tb); Johnny Dodds (cl); Lillian Hardin Armstrong (p); Johnny St. Cyr (bjo)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key G-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 41375696-2e0a-4999-bda5-11537655b37e
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||G   |G   |A7   |A7   |D7   |D7   |G   |G  D7||
A2: ||G   |Go   |A-   |D7   |D7   |D7   |G   |G   ||
B1: ||G7   |G7   |C   |C   |E7   |E7   |A7   |D7   ||
C1: ||G   |G   |A7   |A7   |A-7   |D7   |G   |G   ||
I1: ||G   |G   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 173  
Number of Bars 33 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 196.7 (UP)  
Event Density 4.32 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.26 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.37:1 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 38.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 57-79 (22) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 31.2 % 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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