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Fourier Analysis of a .aiff file

I'm trying to use Mathematica to perform Fourier Analyses on sound files, but I'm not sure how to get the Frequency Spectrum from the .aif file. The instructions I have say: use Mathematica’s Play ...
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Frequency of ticks in mechanical watches

I'm looking to find the frequency of a relatively large dataset (or a relatively short audio file) of a repeating sound, like so: Here are the original files, for those willing to play. :) eta2412 ...
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How fast is my fidget spinner spinning? A sound experiment!

I would like to measure how fast my 6-bladed fidget spinner spins. To do so, after giving it a hard spin, I gently touch the spinner with a wooden stirring stick to create a buzzing sound which ...
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How to turn the internal sound note into the form of function

I want to make a brief Fourier transformation of the sound notes of the same pitch but played by different instruments to see the difference of their Fourier ...
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Frequencies doubled in fourier transform [duplicate]

With this code I get a nice plot of the Fourier transform, but the frequencies are doubled. By this I mean that when using a sine wave I generated at 220 Hz, the plot gives me a single peak at 440 Hz. ...
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How do I perform an FFT on a .wav file?

I've been trying all day to figure out how to do this. I have been able to import the data without any problem and have been able to also plot just the data. However, I keep getting error messages ...
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Frequency decomposition of an mp3 file?

After loading an mp3 file test = Import["test.mp3"] I would like to make a plot with x-axis being the frequency of waveforms ...
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How to perform Blind Source Separation on an audio mix?

There have been several scholarly publications on the Blind Source Separation (BSS) problem. Some are aimed at audio signals. I wish to start with a simple case. I have generated a custom sound mix ...
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Finding peaks on a Periodogram

I am currently working on a school project involving modelling sound recordings of piano notes. I have used the periodogram function to graph my recording and would like to find the peaks of this ...
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Sampling a musical instrument (or re-tuning MIDI)

I'd like to try to convert a piece of MIDI music made with SoundNote to another tuning (not microtonal or even split-black-keys, just a slightly different tuning for each note). I searched for pitch ...
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ListLinePlot “Cannot Take Positions” error with Fourier of WAV file

When I try to do a Fourier analysis of a WAV file with a sample rate of 22050 I get an error "Cannot take positions". What am doing wrong? ...
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Frequencies represented in a DFT list (Fourier[])

I have a sound sample (sample rate: 44100). When I have a list l with n successive elements from the sample, ...
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How to approximate a given WAV file with trigonometric series?

I'd like (together with a few people) to prepare a presentation about Fourier series for middle/high school students. I thought it might be quite cool to play a violin sound from, say, a WAV file, ...
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Can one find the beat of a tune with Fourier analysis?

I'm trying to find out if it's possible to find the beat of a tune by Fourier analysis with Mathematica. I'm taking a 44.1 kHz sample sound and hoping that I might get a nice peak for a frequency ...