[Ardour-Users] OT - plugin to remove buzz from harp note

brad stafford brad at eccwireless.com
Sun Oct 21 20:15:17 PDT 2007

m.eik michalke wrote:
> hi brad,
> am Sonntag, 21. Oktober 2007 (20:59) schrieb brad stafford:
>> I recorded a
>> lady playing a harp and when she played a second note on a string that
>> is already vibrating, as her finger came in contact with the vibrating
>> string, a buzz occurred until full contact with the string is made. Is
>> there a plugin or method that will remove the buzz?
> i know there's a handy two-step noise filter in audacity; at first, you mark a 
> sample of the noise you want to erase, and then you let the filter remove 
> that frequencies from the track (so you must call the effect twice).
> with it, i've successfully removed a train going by in the background of 
> someone speaking once, and it's also quite useful to remove annoying noises 
> between songs from old vinyl records. but you need a good noise sample, 
> otherwise it will most likely distort your recording.
> viele grüße :: m.eik
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I tried Audacity and it didn't work. I couldn't isolate the sample 
enough as it's too tied in with the note. Great idea though.

Thanks, Brad.

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