Louis Armstrong “Gut Bucket Blues”

Discographic Information

Instrument cor
Total Duration 20.7 s
Position in Track 01:53-02:14
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 1925-11-12
Line Up Louis Armstrong (cor); Kid Ory (tb); Johnny Dodds (cl); Lillian Hardin Armstrong (p); Johnny St. Cyr (bjo)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key C-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID 2f50dacd-2e7f-437e-b3ca-570f7c296d85
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||C7   |F7   |C7   |C7   |F7   |F7   |C7   |C7   |G7   |F7   |C7   |G7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 48  
Number of Bars 13 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 146.0 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 2.32 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 3.79 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.96:1 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 37.5 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 62-77 (15) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 29.2 % 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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