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Listen to the Hammer Ring sound effect

Has anyone ever created a sound effect of a hammer striking a piece of steel?

Or could someone show me how to create such an effect?

I've tried some of the sounds in various instruments such as the celesta instrument but nothing comes close to what I am needing.

If you want to hear the sound I am needing it is in a YouTube video Listen to the Hammer RIng which is at URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgx4sKcSh58

I am writing a song that I want to use that effect and export as a midi file.

Any help would be appreciated.

Re: Listen to the Hammer Ring sound effect

Reply #1
Has anyone ever created a sound effect of a hammer striking a piece of steel?

Or could someone show me how to create such an effect?
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I tried to do this effect for a similar purpose.  Not really sure how good it is, but the .nwctxt below will show what I got.

The first 2 bars are just the hammer blow, while the second 2 have my attempt to imply an echo added...

Percussion staff required (channel 10) instruments (top down) are:
Ride bell
Accoustic Snare
Accoustic Bass

Bar 3 changes the Accoustic Snare for a Side Stick for variation in that bar only.

You could also add a splash cymbal (Bass clef G nat - 4th space) to fatten the sound a little.  I also experimented with a Chinese Cymbal (bass clef E nat - 3rd space) but wasn't happy with it as it rings too long, ditto crash cymbal (bass clef C# - 2nd space)

If you haven't used the code window before, just click Select, then <Ctrl+C>, go to NWC and |Edit|Paste as new file|  (<Shift+Ctrl+V>)

Code: [Select · Download]
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|SongInfo|Title:"HammerSound"|Author:"<Name>"|Lyricist:""|Copyright1:"Copyright © 2021 <Name>"|Copyright2:"All Rights Reserved"
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|StaffProperties|Muted:N|Volume:127|StereoPan:64|Device:0|Channel:10
|StaffInstrument|Trans:0|DynVel:10,30,45,60,75,92,108,127
|Tempo|Tempo:85|Pos:11|Placement:AsStaffSignature
|Clef|Type:Percussion
|Key|Signature:F#|Tonic:G
|Text|Text:"Drums"|Font:StaffItalic|Pos:12|Placement:AsStaffSignature
|TimeSig|Signature:4/4
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-7|Opts:Stem=Down,ArticulationsOnStem|Dur2:Whole|Pos2:n2
|Rest|Dur:8th|Opts:Stem=Down
|Rest|Dur:4th|Opts:Stem=Down
|Rest|Dur:Half|Opts:Stem=Down
|Bar
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-7|Opts:Stem=Down,ArticulationsOnStem|Dur2:Whole|Pos2:n2
|Rest|Dur:8th|Opts:Stem=Down
|Rest|Dur:4th|Opts:Stem=Down
|Rest|Dur:Half|Opts:Stem=Down
|Bar
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,#-8|Opts:Stem=Down,ArticulationsOnStem|Dur2:Whole|Pos2:n2
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:#-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Rest|Dur:8th|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:4th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Bar
|Chord|Dur:8th|Pos:-9,-7|Opts:Stem=Down,ArticulationsOnStem|Dur2:Whole|Pos2:n2
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:#-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Rest|Dur:8th|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:8th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
|Note|Dur:4th|Pos:-5|Opts:Stem=Down
!NoteWorthyComposer-End
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Re: Listen to the Hammer Ring sound effect

Reply #2
The problem is: it strongly depends on the soundfont! (An obvious problem of MIDI)