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? turn off music soundtracks and leave voices on?

by howjef / June 1, 2008 4:14 PM PDT

Is it possible to turn off the music soundtracks on tv shows while allowing the speech and other sounds to remain?
I am hard of hearing and even with hearing aids if i up the sound , it just ups the music which tends to block out the sound of the words.
And the music seems to get upped just at the most interesting part of the show.
I have tried the closed captioning and that both blocks part of the picture and is frequently incorrect, while also requiring focus there and thereby missing the action on the show.
I have also adjusted the base and treble and gotten minor improvement that way.
There is never a problem with hearing the commercials. So if the commercials can master music which doesn't obscure the spoken word, is there a setting someplace that can fix the regular programs.
Thanks in advance for taking the time to answer.

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