[LAU] Soundtrack from recorded TV

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Sun Jan 27 04:47:40 EST 2008

lanas hat gesagt: // lanas wrote:

>   I recorded this fabulous movie from the 1920s, "Faust" by German
> filmmaker Murnau, as it was shown on TV.  It has a fabulous soundtrack
> which is akin to bands like Univers Zero and Art Zoyd but in a lighter
> mood so to speak.  Even perhaps an enriched version of The Residents.
> In short, it's a good listen and a good inspiration for meldoci and
> rythmic moods.  Moreover, according to IMDB it seems there are several
> soundtracks, so it could be unlikely for me to rent the exact same DVD.

"Faust" is a silent movie so doesn't have a regular soundtrack at all. 

>   I could load the recorded track into Kino and save only the audio (I
> guess - I never did it yet) but that takes an awful lot of time because
> Kino will have to convert the file and the movie last about two hours,
> so that's a lot of processing time.  
>  My question is, is there an utility out there that will separate the
> audio from the images of a recorded track and record the audio in a
> separate track (possibly at a higher speed than regular viewing) ?

I use mplayer for this as in:

mplayer -vo null -vc null -ao pcm:fast:file="$OUTPUT" "$INPUT"

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__

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