Sidney Bechet “Summertime”

Discographic Information

Instrument ss
Total Duration 189.1 s
Position in Track 00:48-03:57
Album Title The Cradle Of Jazz -Sidney Bechet - Chant In The Night CD 1
Label Trumpets of Jericho Ltd. (20.3010-HI)
Recording Date 1938-06-08
Line Up Sidney Bechet (ss); Meade “Lux” Lewis (p); Teddy Bunn (g); John Wiliams (b); Sidney Catlett (dr)
Style TRADITIONAL
Key G-min
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel TWOBEAT
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 1b79829f-fcfa-47dc-90f9-5537ca749975
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||G- D7 |G- D7 |G- D7 |G- G7 |C-   |C-   |Am7b5   |D7   ||
B1: ||G-   |G-   |G-   |C-7 F7 |Bbj7 Eb7 |Am7b5 D7 |G-   |Am7b5 D7 ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 388  
Number of Bars 66 bars  
Number of Choruses 4  
Mean Tempo 84.2 (MEDIUM SLOW)  
Event Density 2.05 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.86 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 40.2 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 57-81 (24) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 47.2 % 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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