[LAU] tool to seperate elements of a song

David Baron d_baron at 012.net.il
Sat Feb 23 12:40:04 EST 2008

On Saturday 23 February 2008 01:48:38 Jean-Baptiste Mestelan wrote:
> On 21/02/2008, Sebastian Tschöpel <tschoseb at tu-cottbus.de> wrote:
> > hi.
> >
> > thats simply not possible, since the frequencies of these parts are
> > overlapping. You can try to fade out certain areas, e.g. the bass part
> > (kicks, bass) by using an eq or when the voice is only a plain
> > monosignal while the rest is stereo you could delete the stereo-center
> > to get some kind of a karaoke effect. But a tool that analyses music to
> > simply switch off certain instruments does not exist. Also not for
> > windows or mac.
> While I fully agree with Sebastian, I can't resist asking  :
> if it is not possible, then how do your ears and your brain do it, then ?
> A musician can be trained to mentally separate the parts of an orchestra;
> why could not a machine do the same ?
> (I'm not implying it would be trivial, though ;-)
Why not give thanks to the Creator for what He has given us. Music and our 
sensory repertoire relating to it are indeed miracles.

When all our robots have positronic brains, maybe they could be so trained :-)

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