Woody Shaw “If I Were a Bell”

Discographic Information

Instrument tp
Total Duration 60.9 s
Position in Track 00:34-01:35
Album Title Imagination
Label 32 Jazz (32090)
Recording Date 1987-06-24
Line Up Kirk Lightsey (p); Steve Turre (tb); Ray Drummond (b); Carl Allen (dr); Woody Shaw (tp)
Style POSTBOP
Key F-maj
Signature 4/4
Groove/Feel SWING
Tonality Class FUNCTIONAL
MusicBrainz ID 3b65d801-9cfa-4614-9b64-0f2f8009d38d
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Piano Roll

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MIDI

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Transcription

Chord changes of solo:

A1: ||G7   |G-7 C7 |Fj7   |Fj7   |Am7b5   |D7   |G7   |G-7 C7 ||
B1: ||F7   |Bb7   |F7   |A+7   |D-7   |B-7 E7 |Aj7 E7 |Aj7 D7 ||
A2: ||G7   |G-7 C7 |Fj7   |Fj7   |Am7b5   |D7   |G7   |G-7 C7 ||
B2: ||F7   |Bb7 Bo |F E+7 |Eb7 D7 |G-7   |C7   |F   |D+7   ||

Statistics

Features

Number of Notes 306  
Number of Bars 64 bars  
Number of Choruses 2  
Mean Tempo 252.3 (UP)  
Event Density 5.02 Notes/s  
Metrical Event Density 4.77 Notes/bar  
Median Swing Ratio 1.05:1 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 38.9 % Share of syncopated notes.
Ambitus 57-83 (26) Min/max and range of MIDI pitches.
Extrema ratio 41.8 % 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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