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Permanent link to this post Posted by John79 » Wed Oct 21, 2015 3:41 pm

I have about 2000 WAV files

voicerecord001.wav
voicerecord002.wav
voicerecord003.wav
voicerecord004.wav
voicerecord005.wav
......
voicerecord010.wav
voicerecord100.wav
....
voicerecord199.wav
voicerecord299.wav
voicerecord1000.wav
...
voicerecord2000.wav

In this wave files recorded my voice. There are all my conclusions of things I want to remember and study by heart.
Every wave file is about 10 -15 seconds long.

I also have some longer WAV oder MP3 Music loops
About 10-15 minus
backgroundmusik1.wav
backgroundmusik2.wav
backgroundmusik3.wav
backgroundmusik4.wav
.....
backgroundmusik20.wav

When I am on the way I would listen to my study records.
But not only the "boring" voice I want to add it with background chill out music.

Therefore I want to create a music mix

For example I want to create this music mix

I will take voicerecord 001.wav till voicerecord500.wav and during this 500 voicerecords are played there should be simultaniusly played backgroundmusik1.wavtill backgroundmusik20.wav

The backgroundmusik should have to sound level of 30-40 %. The main purpose it to learn the content, therefore my voice has to be louder then the music.
So my voice should be played with a volume around 60% 70%


How can I realize that in audacity?


For example when I try to import 500 audio records audacity is importing all wav files to a operate tonesure

https://img5.picload.org/image/poocwwd/ ... .57.05.png

This is not good because all files are played at the same time.

I can not move the files in audacity. Because of 500-2000 tiny voice files this lasts to long to move them all to the right position.

There should be only 2 tonsures.
One for the voice records and the second for the background music


Is audacity not the right software for my needs.
Simplified. I want to listen to my voice records with background music (the background music should be less sound as the speech)

I need a software which makes it possible to mix plenty of tiny voice records files to one big file and then add a second tonsure for the background music

Please can you give my advise how I can realize that.
Thank you
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:03 pm

John79 wrote:How can I realize that in audacity?

I think that using Audacity is the least of your problems. 2000 files of 10 to 15 seconds each comes to between 5 hours 33 minutes and 8 hours 20 minutes. If we assume that most of them are closer to 10 seconds. how long do you think it will take you to remember 6+ hours of speech off by heart?

There's a tutorial here for making voice+music mixes: http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tu ... music.html
The way I would do it (if being well paid to do such a time consuming and tedious job) would be:
Import say 20 files at a time, then use "Tracks > Align > Align End to End", then export so that you have a file of about 4 minutes duration. Repeat for the the other 1980 files so that you have about 100 files of about 4 minutes each. Then make a voice + music mix for each of the 4 minute voice files.

Perhaps best to just make one 4 minute track and learn that. Then when you have committed that to memory, make another.
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by John79 » Thu Oct 22, 2015 1:38 pm

Thank you for your advise.
I will thing about it.
I will do different version.
Cutting it in 5-10 Minutes chapters is certainly a good idea.

Thank you for the tutorial

Align Tracks End to End is a useful function. Not I can play all the play vocabularies in a row :-)

It there a possibilities to allign tracks End to End but between the words add 2 seconds of pause.

Because I noticed that if the vocabularies are aligned without one or two or 3 seconds of pause it is to fast to learn.

Thank you in advance for your advise
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:37 pm

John79 wrote:It there a possibilities to allign tracks End to End but between the words add 2 seconds of pause.

You can either:
Use the Time Shift tool to adjust the positions
or
Use this "Trim extend" effect to add a bit of silence to end of each clip:
http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Nyqui ... .2F_Extend
Instructions for downloading and installing: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Downl ... g_Plug-ins
and then align the clips end to end.
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by John79 » Thu Oct 22, 2015 3:44 pm

Thank your for the answer.

I don't understand it.

What I did now for example was importing 400 voice records (vocabularies)

So I have 400 sound tunes.

Then I was like written above in the first answer Using TRACKS -> Align Tracks -> End to End

Then I inserted a new sound file for the background music and set the volume to Gains -30db.
The the vocabulary volume both the other 400 voice tracks I did not changes. It is Gain 0 DB

Not I can play the vocabulary afterwards with background sound.
So all I wel :-)
The only problem is now that the 400 vocabularies are played afterwards without a pause of 2 seconds.

With the time shift function I can create an artificial pause.
So that is what I need.

I know to use time shift for 2 -3 soundtunes.
But for 400 sound tunes this takes too much time.

In total I have 2000 vocabularies :-)

Like TRACKS -> Align Tracks -> End to End
and all the work was done in 2-3 seconds and the word are playing now in a row.

Could you please explain me how I can automize the time shift tool?
Thank you in advance.
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by John79 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:56 pm

With Align End to End I could now order the vocabulary into the right order.
All is well besides if I play them then there will be no pause.

https://picload.org/view/pocrllp/mehret ... n.png.html


Does not matter if I try to create a silence before the Align end to end or afterward I an not able to create the pause in the right way.

https://picload.org/view/pocrlil/pausee ... n.png.html
There are also more option with pause. (samples etc) maybe I have chosen the wring one.

https://picload.org/view/pocrlip/resultat.png.html

Please could you explain to me how to enter a pause of 2 seconds at multiple tonsures and then align them end to end.
Thank you in advance for you dedicated time and help
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Sat Oct 24, 2015 1:22 pm

I don't think that I can help you further. I can't think of any simple and quick way to compile 8 hours of audio clips into voice and music productions in the way that you require.
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Re: Music Mix

Permanent link to this post Posted by John79 » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:07 pm

Thank your for your advise.

I would be happy if I know now how to insert the pause of 2 seconds to all my files.
But sadly this does not work :-(
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Insert Pause between multiple audio sure

Permanent link to this post Posted by John79 » Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:01 pm

I have imported lots of voice record files in severals tonesures.

I aligned them end to end

Please see the picture

https://picload.org/thumbnail/popdorp/s ... .55.30.jpg


So far wall is well. The imported voices records play in the right oder.

I want to create a pause between 2-3 seconds.

I already tried different methods but sadly I don't know how to add a pause our silence of 2-3 seconds between de audio records


Please can you help me

It should be automatically because manually it is too much. There are at least 400 imported files in between the pause should be.

Thank you in advance for your explanation how I can do this.
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Re: Insert Pause between multiple audio sure

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:50 pm

So do you want to hear First Phrase, 2 seconds silence, Second Phrase, 2 seconds silence, Third Phrase... ?

I would do it by downloading the Trim Extend plugin http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Nyquist_Effect_Plug-ins#Trim_.2F_Extend. Right-click the View/Download link for Trim/Extend on that page and save the file. See here for how to install the plugin: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Download_Nyquist_Plug-ins#install.

Close the project that contains your imported files.

Add the Trim Extend effect to a Chain and apply the Chain to your files: http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/chains_for_batch_processing_and_effects_automation.html.

Then each file will have the silence you specified in Trim Extend added to the start of the file. The new files will be in the "Cleaned" folder in the folder where the original files are.

If you want to play these new files in Audacity, import them and align them end-to-end like you did before.


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