Paul Desmond “Alone Together”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 160.3 s
Position in Track 00:57-03:38
Album Title Take Ten
Label Rca Victor (LC 00316)
Recording Date 1963-06-12
Line Up Paul Desmond (as); Jim Hall (g); Eugen Wright (b); Connie Kay (dr)
Style COOL
Key C-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 9edfd703-8b16-4f8e-831a-846614e1727d
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||C-6   |Dm7b5 G79b |C-6   |Dm7b5 G79b |C-6   |Gm7b5 C79b |F-7   |F-7   |A-7 D7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |Dm7b5 G7 |Cj7   |Dm7b5 G7 ||
A2: ||C-6   |Dm7b5 G79b |C-6   |Dm7b5 G79b |C-6   |Gm7b5 C79b |F-7   |F-7   |A-7 D7 |F-7 Bb7 |Ebj7   |Dm7b5 G7 |Cj7   |Cj7   ||
B1: ||Gm7b5   |C79b   |F-6   |F-6   |Fm7b5   |Bb79b   |Ebj7   |Dm7b5 G79b ||
A3: ||C-6   |Dm7b5 G79b |C-6   |Dm7b5 G79b |C-6   |Ab7 G7 |C-6   |Dm7b5 G7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 577  
Number of Bars 134 bars  
Number of Choruses 3  
Mean Tempo 199.9 (UP)  
Event Density 3.6 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.32 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.68:1 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 26.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 55-80 (25) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 39.0 % 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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