Is there any way to separate the bass notes from the treble, perhaps set some sort of filter or threshold?
Ah, the tools . . .
I see you are new, Dan, so welcome!
I shall do my best not to pick on anyone too badly. With the glamour of installing software and setting filters, this is probably the very last thing that anyone would recommend, but ---
We all come equipped with a couple of marvelous little devices that are already fully installed, configured, and powered-up. They have a wide range of filters and a sensivity that is beyond compare. They are hard-wired to a processing unit very similar to the one belonging to the composer of this little funky tune. For ages, individuals interested in music have been using these compact, little devices to transcribe even the most complex pieces of music.
They do have what might be considered a drawback: The processing unit connected does not always work instantly. It requires programming and re-programming, and refined re-programming. In computer terms, it is an iterative process. But this characteristic can also be considered an asset! The processor acquires more and more capability all on its own. It handles more and more instructions, and it never needs UPGRADING. Making the processor work in this way keeps it nicely lubricated for other, similar taske that it might be called upon to perform.
Peripherals necessary for successful transcription are quite common, and therefore inexpensive: A pencil with a #2 lead and a good eraser, and a few sheets of staff paper. I used to purchase this by the ream (24-pounds) because I counted on making lots of mistakes before getting it right.
The little transcription system goes with you everywhere, and, once developed, can be called into use on a moment's notice. Storage never really reaches full capacity. And there is one other, rather intangible benefit to our little on-board transcription system: When it has successfully completed a project, there is this incredible sense of pride and accomplishment with having MASTERED something quite complex. Somehow, I have never gotten the same good feeling from downloading and installing software.