Steve Coleman “The Oracle”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 174.0 s
Position in Track 00:42-03:36
Album Title Extensions
Label ECM (ECM 1410)
Recording Date 1989-09-01
Line Up Steve Coleman (as); Kevin Eubanks (g); Dave Holland (b); Marvin Smith (dr)
Style POSTBOP
Key Bb-min
Signature 3/4
Groove/Feel LATIN
Tonality Class FREE
MusicBrainz ID e71aeb1c-ee18-466c-a417-947c078e2c21
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||Bb-   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 551  
Number of Bars 94 bars  
Number of Choruses 1  
Mean Tempo 97.7 (MEDIUM SLOW)  
Event Density 3.17 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 5.83 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.95:1 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 41.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 51-78 (27) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 45.2 % 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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