Michael Brecker “Midnight Voyage”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 153.9 s
Position in Track 01:13-03:47
Album Title Tales from the Hudson
Label impulse (IMP 11912)
Recording Date 1996
Line Up Michael Brecker (ts); Pat Metheny (g); Joey Calderazzo (p); Dave Holland (b); Jack DeJohnette (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key C-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class COLOR
MusicBrainz ID 7b321d8a-d069-4492-9d49-693c25f9b11d
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||C-6   |Dm7b5 G7 |C-6   |Asus7 A7 |Absus7 Ab7 |G79#   |C-   |G79#   ||
A2: ||C-6   |Dm7b5 G7 |C-6   |Asus7 A7 |Eb-7 Ab7 |G7   |C-   |C79#   ||
B1: ||F-7   |G-7   |F-7   |A79#   |Absus7 Ab7 |G7   |C-   |C79#   |F-7   |G-7   |F-7   |A79#   |Eb-7 Ab7 |G7   |C-   |G79#   ||
A3: ||C-   |Dm7b5 G7 |C-7   |Asus7 A7 |Absus7 Ab7 |G7   |C-   |G7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 589  
Number of Bars 81 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 125.6 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 3.83 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.31 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.71:1 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 40.2 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-77 (33) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 37.9 % 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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