Miles Davis “So What”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 112.1 s
Position in Track 01:27-03:19
Album Title Kind Of Blue
Label CBS (CBS 460603 2)
Recording Date 1959-03-02
Line Up Miles Davis (tp); Cannonball Adderley (as); John Coltrane (ts); Bill Evans (p); Paul Chambers (b); James Cobb (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key D-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class MODAL
MusicBrainz ID 60f750f4-d222-46b7-ad5c-905334c9a48a
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   ||
A2: ||D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   ||
B1: ||Eb-   |Eb-   |Eb-   |Eb-   |Eb-   |Eb-   |Eb-   |Eb-   ||
A3: ||D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   |D-   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 221  
Number of Bars 65 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 138.5 (MEDIUM)  
Event Density 1.97 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 3.42 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.82:1 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 61.1 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 56-80 (24) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 35.7 % 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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