[LAU] tool to seperate elements of a song

Sebastian Tschöpel tschoseb at tu-cottbus.de
Sat Feb 23 04:35:07 EST 2008

> - we are able to collect and compute all the necessary information with
> our senses and brain to perform this "switch off" ( i doubt that )

mmhmm.... maybe i shouldn't use such a superlative like "i doubt that"
here :) But it's definitely not a piece of cake, i never heard of
someone who can do such a thing and okay: There is a lot more to our
brain than what I can think of - haha! thats like a dog hunting his own
tail :)

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On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 10:11 +0100, Sebastian Tschöpel wrote:
> > > A musician can be trained to mentally separate the parts of an  
> > > orchestra; why could not a machine do the same ?
> > >
> @daemian
> There isn't just a big leap from machine to musician but also: You can
> focus on (not seperate) certain instruments to quasi-isolate the
> important part. Thats just a question of pratice. schoappied asked for a
> program to "switch off" certain instruments which i doubt even a
> conductor is able to do inside his brain.
> And when i said it's impossible, i thought of the possibilities that are
> currently available. You could be right: This hasn't to be impossible at

> - we would learn what these information are
> - we could teach a machine to do that
> Thus, i think it would need a lot more, especially imagination :)
> @schoappied
> I forgot to ask: What do you want to do with the isolated tracks anyway?
> Maybe there's another work-around.

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