Paul Desmond “Alianca”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 67.5 s
Position in Track 00:38-01:46
Album Title Bossa Antigua
Label Rca Victor (0902668689-2)
Recording Date 1964-07-30
Line Up Paul Desmond (as); Jim Hall (g); Eugen Wright (b); Connie Kay (dr)
Style COOL
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 0a635730-d771-4ad9-a8e9-d66f0e04ec79
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb   |Bb   |A-7   |D7   |G-   |G-   |G-7   |C7   |C-7   |F7   |D-   |G-   |E-7   |E-7   |D   |F7   |F7   |F7   |A-7   |D7   |G-   |G-   |G-7   |C7   |C-   |F7   |D-   |G7   |C-7   |F7   |Bb   |C-7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 203  
Number of Bars 66 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 232.7 (UP)  
Event Density 3.01 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 3.1 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.51:1 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 28.6 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 57-75 (18) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 32.0 % 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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