[Ardour-Users] Determine bpm of given audio

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Mon Oct 3 12:39:22 PDT 2011

Am 03.10.2011 21:29, schrieb Ben Loftis:
>>> Hi,
>>> can you tell me an easy way to determine the bpm of audio that I record
>>> with ardour? I will record a band that doesn't know how fast their songs
>>> are. So I want to let them play it once and then record it with click at
>>> the right tempo. I don't want them to go nuts, while I try to fumble out
>>> the tempo by adjusting it manually. I have separate tracks for the
>>> drums, so maybe bassdrum or snare are a suitable source.
>>> thx.
> Have the drummer play a measure at the tempo they want while you record.
> Select a "range" from the downbeat of the first measure to the downbeat
> of the second measure.
> Then click "Edit->Tempo->Set Tempo from Edit Range"
> -Ben
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Given a drummer that has a steady beat, this sounds reasonable and
practical to me.
I should use this list more often.
Thx Ben!


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