Miles Davis “Miles Runs the Voodoo Down”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 212.5 s
Position in Track 00:24-03:57
Album Title Bitches Brew, CD2
Label CBS (CDCBS 66236)
Recording Date 1969-08-20
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Wayne Shorter (as); Larry Young (p); John McLaughlin (g); Benny Maupin (bcl); Dave Holland (b); Harvey Brooks (eb); Jack DeJohnette, Lenny White (dr); Don Alias, Jim Riley (perc)
Style FUSION
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel FUNK
Tonality Class COLOR
MusicBrainz ID d9bfa893-1fc6-4a10-ab08-70080173846d
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||F79#   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 525  
Number of Bars 105 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 118.3 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 2.47 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.01 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.39:1 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 32.8 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 53-90 (37) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 44.4 % 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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