Sonny Rollins “Playin’ in the Yard”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 75.2 s
Position in Track 00:46-02:02
Album Title Next Album
Label Milestone (OJCCD-312-2)
Recording Date 1972
Line Up Sonny Rollins (ts); George Cables (p); Bob Cranshaw (b); David Lee (dr); Jack De Johnette (dr); Arthur Jenkins (cga)
Style FUSION
Key G-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel FUNK
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID d0d524e5-f28d-4c96-abb5-6ddb9e7f04e6
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   |C7   |G7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 266  
Number of Bars 49 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 155.2 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 3.54 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.47 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.61:1 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 35.0 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 48-74 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 51.9 % 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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