Steve Coleman “The Oracle (2)”

Discographic Information

Instrument as
Total Duration 174.7 s
Position in Track 10:23-13:17
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-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  |Bb-  ||
B1: ||Eb-  |C-  |Bj7911#  |Bb-  |Eb-  |Bj7911#  |Eb-  |Bj7911#  |G-7  |F#j7  |Bj7  |Bbj7911#  ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 764  
Number of Bars 101 bars  
Number of Choruses 3  
Mean Tempo 104.0 (MEDIUM SLOW)  
Event Density 4.37 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 7.57 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 0.94:1 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 38.7 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 49-78 (29) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 42.8 % 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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