Sonny Rollins “Tenor Madness”

Discographic Information

Instrument ts
Total Duration 130.6 s
Position in Track 02:08-04:19
Album Title 1956
Label CD Company Italy (CD53061)
Recording Date 1956-06-22
Line Up Sonny Rollins (ts); Tommy Flanagan (p); DougWatkins (b); Max Roach (dr); John Coltrane (ts)
Style HARDBOP
Key Bb-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class BLUES
MusicBrainz ID 2cf1c0e0-de85-4532-acff-887ffac75499
More Info Wikipedia

Piano Roll

../../_images/PianoRoll_SonnyRollins_TenorMadness.jpg

MIDI

Download MIDI File

Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |Eb7   |Eb7   |Bb7   |Bb7   |C-7   |F7   |Bb7   |Bb7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 507  
Number of Bars 96 bars  
Number of Choruses 8  
Mean Tempo 175.6 (MEDIUM UP)  
Event Density 3.88 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.3 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.6:1 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 39.6 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 44-74 (30) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.0 % Share of notes with direction reversal (i.e, minima and maxima of pitch contour).

Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class Histogram

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_CDPCX_hist.png

Extended Chordal Diatonic Pitch Class is calculated in reference to the underlying chord.

Pitch Class Histogram

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_PC_hist.png

MIDI Pitch Histogram

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_PITCH_hist.png

Semitone Interval Histogram

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_INT_hist.png

Refined Contour Histogram

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_FUZZYINT_hist.png

Also known as “fuzzy intervals” or interval classification. See here for definition of classes

Metrical Circle Map (N=48) Histogram

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_MCM_hist.png

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

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_DURCLASS_hist.png

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

../../_images/SonnyRollins_TenorMadness_MLA_hist.png

Midlevel analysis is a qualitative annotation system of playing ideas, with nine different main categories, as defined in our paper

More Info