Sidney Bechet “I’m Coming Virginia”

Discographic Information

Instrument ss
Total Duration 29.7 s
Position in Track 01:03-01:33
Album Title The Cradle Of Jazz -Sidney Bechet - Chant In The Night CD 2
Label Trumpets of Jericho Ltd. (20.3010-HI)
Recording Date 1941-09-13
Line Up Sidney Bechet (ss); Charlie Shavers (tp); Willie Smith (p); Everett Barksdale (g); Wellman Braud (b); Manzie Johnson (dr)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID a2317572-9ded-4e52-9bbe-2deb7da1bece
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||FF7BbBb-|F   |D- A7 |D- F7 |Bb A7Ab7|G7 C7 |F   |F C7 ||
B1: ||FF7BbBb-|F D-7 |A- E7 |A-   |Fo E7 |C-6/Eb D7 |Bb-/Db C7 |F F7 ||
C1: ||Bb   |Bb   |Bb-   |C7   |G7   |C7   |F   |F   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 105  
Number of Bars 24 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 192.8 (UP)  
Event Density 3.53 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.4 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.56:1 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 26.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 60-81 (21) 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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