Michael Brecker “Song for Bilbao”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 71.5 s
Position in Track 01:00-02:12
Album Title Tales from the Hudson
Label Impulse! Records (IMP 11912)
Recording Date 1996
Line Up Michael Brecker (ts); Pat Metheny (g); McCoy Tyner(p); Dave Holland (b); Jack DeJohnette (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key C-maj
Signature  
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class COLOR
MusicBrainz ID d98d3c5a-a903-45e2-a4cc-77dc50e4f669
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||C7   |C7   |C7   |C7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |C7   |C7   ||
A2: ||C7   |C7   |C7   |C7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |C7   |C7   ||
B1: ||A-7 Bbj7|G-7 Abj7|F-7 G-7|A-7 B-7||
A3: ||C7   |C7   |C7   |C7   |Ab7   |Ab7   |C7   |C7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 402  
Number of Bars 57 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 184.1 (UP)  
Event Density 5.62 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.07 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.11:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 1+ Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 30.3 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-82 (38) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 43.5 % 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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