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    Does every song have an equation?

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    If every sound in a song has a fundemental frequency, is the whole song a fourier series? Can it be wrttien as an equation of sums?

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    If you mean the wave form of the recording of the track: there is an equation that describes it that is finite in length, but it would take long time to write it down.

    If you mean the wave form that arrives in your ear: there is an equation but it's infinitely long.

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    Are there any software which can group the frequencies separate the instruments?

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    Nope - only thing that can do it is the human brain and only after ear training that allows you to transcribe parts to your instrument or to notation

    Ableton 9 has some algorithms that try to do the job but early reports indicate that they appear to be only 75%-80% effective in doing it.

    The human brain can do it to 95%+ accuracy with a as little as six months training.
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