Michael Brecker “Confirmation”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 262.9 s
Position in Track 00:36-04:59
Album Title Three Quartets
Label Stretch Records (SCD-9002-2)
Recording Date 1981
Line Up Michael Brecker (ts); Chick Corea (p); Eddie Gomez (b); Steve Gadd (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID cebb75e6-b79c-48e5-89ab-07e8128dfff1
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Fj7   |Em7b5 A7 |D-7 G7 |C-7 F7 |F-7 Bb7 |Am7b5 D7 |G7   |C7   ||
A2: ||Fj7   |Em7b5 A7 |D-7 G7 |C-7 F7 |F-7 Bb7 |Am7b5 D7 |G-7 C7 |Fj7   ||
B1: ||C-7   |F7   |Bbj7   |Bbj7   |Eb-7   |Ab7   |Dbj7   |G-7 C7 ||
A3: ||Fj7   |Em7b5 A7 |D-7 G7 |C-7 F7 |F-7 Bb7 |Am7b5 D7 |G-7 C7 |Fj7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 1640  
Number of Bars 229 bars  
Number of Choruses 7  
Mean Tempo 208.9 (UP)  
Event Density 6.24 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.17 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.32:1 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 23.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-81 (37) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 32.3 % 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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