Paul Desmond “Samba Cantina”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 103.5 s
Position in Track 01:01-02:44
Album Title Bossa Antigua
Label Rca Victor (0902668689-2)
Recording Date 1964-07-28
Line Up Paul Desmond (as); Jim Hall (g); Eugen Wright (b); Connie Kay (dr)
Style COOL
Key F-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID bf6d228a-da62-4bc9-a54f-3bf160ccbd77
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Gm7b5   |C79b   |F-7   |F-7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Abj7   |Abj7   |Gm7b5   |C7   |F-7   |F-7   |Dm7b5   |G79b   |C79b   |C79b   ||
B1: ||Gm7b5   |C79b   |F-7   |F-7   |Bb-7   |Eb7   |Cm7b5   |F79b   |Bb-7   |Gm7b5 C7 |F-7   |Dm7b5 Db7 |C7   |C7   |F-7   |F-7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 292  
Number of Bars 65 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 150.8 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 2.82 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.49 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.34:1 Ratio of longer to shorter eighth of beats with binary subdivision.
Metrical Centroid 4 Mean concentration of events in the bar, rounded and normalized to 4/4.
Syncopicity 16.1 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 57-79 (22) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.8 % 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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