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What is the origin of this tune used in an alma mater?

This melody below is sung at our commencement every year. The lyrics are attributed to two graduates (from the 1930s) but I don't know where the melody comes from. X: 1 T: Alma Mater M: 4/4 L: 1/4 K:...
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Why are some awards given in a wrong category?

There are some errors in, for example, Grammy's. For example, I recall Drake being nominated and won in the Pop/Rock category in one year. Or recently, Justin Bieber complained Grammy's for nominating ...
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Playing guitar on the beach

There’s a song that I can’t remember the name of or who plays it but he is on the beach around a bonfire at night time and he’s playing his guitar. The year was around 2004-2007 , that’s all I can ...
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Felicity: S2 Ep 2 “The List” - song from party scene

Season 2. Episode 2, "The List" from Felicity (1999). As Felicity enters the party in red dress, woman begins to sing, I’ve been living in a dream it seems you are not around. I’m trying ...
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Why are some awards given without any nominations?

For example, in Brit Awards there is a category called Global Icon Award. The winner in this category is competing against him/herself (Taylor Swift in 2021). Why are there no nominations in some ...
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Where to get/buy the sheet music of Alla Turca Jazz By Aysedeniz (based on Fazil Say)

I have been looking for the sheet music from this video by AyseDeniz. She re-arranged it based on Fazil Say's work. It used to be available on the Internet(Musicnotes)....
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What is the title of the Rory Gallagher song that mentions Deputy Dawg?

Rory Gallagher played a lot of different styles of music, but probably the furthest from his normal style was a country-rock or rockabilly song, wherein he mentioned "Deputy Dawg" Does ...
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Is there any explanation for Halsey singing “I”s so intense?

As you may noticed, Halsey sings "I" pronouns so intense. For example, in Him and I, she sings: In the end, it's him and I. In another song, Sorry she sings: I've missed your calls for ...
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Is there any laws and punishments to prevent new singers from copying famous singers' voices and tones?

In one of the third-world countries I know some new singers who copy exactly the voice of a particular famous singer (native to that country too) in their singings. There are some stand-up comedians ...
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Contrabasson or contrabass in the begining of this Harnoncourt recording of Johannespassion, BWV 245, Part 1: “Herr, unser Herrscher”

== Crossposted from Music.SE as the question was deemed more appropriate for this site by a user with lots of rep == Consider this Harnoncourt recording of: Johannespassion, BWV 245, Part 1: "...
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Contrabasson or contrabass in the begining of this Harnoncourt recording of Johannespassion, BWV 245, Part 1: “Herr, unser Herrscher” [duplicate]

== Cross-posted so MusicFans.SE (beta) due to recommendation in the comments == Consider this Harnoncourt recording of: Johannespassion, BWV 245, Part 1: "Herr, unser Herrscher". I can't ...
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Are there any real lyrics to Sunn O)))'s “Why Dost Thou Hide Thyself In Clouds”?

I've listened to the whole song several times now despite its duration. Atilla Csihar's vocals are probably my favourite part, even if they are a theoretical disaster. It reminds me of some sort of ...
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What is the instrument used in “The Accountant” (2016) at 17:10 – 17:30?

Can someone please let me know what instrument is it playing in the background in this scene from 17:10 - 17:30 (link below) in the film 'The Accountant' (2016).
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Are there any modern musical “epics”?

Have any significant musical epics been created from the year 2000 forward? By "epic" I mean the literary term, as in a long narrative. I'm interested in a song, multiple songs, album or ...
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When Paisley Park Records closed in 1994, were there any unreleased projects?

Prince's Paisley Park Records closed unexpectedly and abruptly in 1994. Were there any unreleased projects?
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Ariana Grande verse in key of D, track is still in C: Save your tears remix

In this video: The Weeknd & Ariana Grande - Save Your Tears (Remix) Ariana Grande sings in the key of D while the backing track stays in the original key of C. Did she manage to do that while ...
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Country music video, black-hatted singer directed from bus station to church

I am searching a song, I only can remember the music video. At the beginning there is the singer with a black hat going to the bus station. There sits an old black man began to laugh and ask if it is ...
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Why didn't Olivia Rodrigo receive any nominations for 2021 Billboard Music Awards?

As we know Olivia Rodrigo released her newest single Driver's license on January 8th, 2021; and it became very popular on Billboard Hot 100 so that it remained 1st on the list for 8 consecutive weeks. ...
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I'm looking for a Vevo music video with a singer

I'm looking for a music video, I don't know the artist or the melody, the girl is singing in it, I remember that she was wearing white clothes, the song is calm, I remember one more thing that the ...
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Halo 4 Main Title Theme Song chant origins

Link to song: I'm wondering what language or cultural chant is being used in the recording of this song for the first minute or so. I have an idea of the region that ...
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Southern Gospel album where there is a photo in which there are stairs with a landing that has a rectangle shaped stone with a cross on it

I would like to see a Southern Gospel album where there is a photo in which there are stairs with a landing that has a huge rectangle shaped stone with a cross on it! The women are sitting on the ...
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Melody played in bluegrass gospel intro

What is the name of the melody being played at 0:3 and is it exclusive to bluegrass gospel?
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What's the average number of views and followers per song per month on the different music streaming services?

What's the average number of views and followers per song per month on the different music streaming services? I see on the different music streaming services people have millions of followers, ...
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Does anybody know this song?

does anybody know this music, its in Johnny Harris's Mcdonalds video and starts the timestamp 19:01.
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What piece is this sequence from?

Can anyone tell me what piece this is from?
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Tigerland soundtrack instrumental

I am looking for music similar to the soundtrack to the film Tigerland, specifically in the forest march just before the final confrontation scene between Wilson and Bozz (I can't find a clip of that ...
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Kids escape monster by running away to outer space. Early 2000s

It was between 2000s or early 2010s music. I couldn't remember details much but I think at the beginning of this MV,it took place in a house with kids, then a monster came in and they ran away into ...
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Famously out-of-tune vocals

I just finished listening to BBC Radio 4 Extra - All You Need Is Lab - How Science And Technology Inspired Innovation In Music One of the contributors says (20:00 in from the start of the program) ...
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Traditional(?) Italian(?) accordion instrumental waltz

It's an Italian song and I think it's folkloric (and maybe not). It hasn't any lyrics. You can watch it from this Youtube video. The poster of the video credits it to ...
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Is there a connection between talking blues and hip hop/rap?

Is there some connection between the talking blues of the sixties (e.g. Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues) and its folkier predecessors such as Guthrie and Leadbelly and the rap and hip hop lyrics? I ...
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What song is in this Veritasium video?

I've been searching for hours trying to find a song in this video (at 3:50-4:20): Does anyone know what song this is? (I've looked through Epidemic Sound for ...
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What's the name of this beautiful song from the 20's/30's?

Hello dear musicfans users. It's been some days since I started looking for this song but I haven't been able to find it's name. Shazam couldn't find it. I tried extracting some lyrics but I couldn't ...
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Soundtrack from Chuck Season 2 Episode 12

The soundtrack is in an episode of Chuck (Chuck Versus the Third Dimension). It starts at 1:04 in the following youtube clip. It sounds vaguely familiar, like a soundtrack I've heard in other movies, ...
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Song with distinct sound effects in the intro

Does anyone know the name of a song where you hear someone saying goodbye to a wife, walking into their garage (the background noise of a family house is cut off as the door closes behind him); then ...
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Trying to Identify Female Lo-Fi Spoken Word Band

Received a mixtape a while back with the artist I'm searching for on it, but lost the tape. As far as I can remember, the band consisted of two people (both women) and the name of the band contained ...
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Famous delicate song with male voice and folk guitar

could you help me find the name of this famous song ? The lead melody (electric piano in my extract) is a gentle english-speaking male voice, singing with a delicate folk guitar: https://mp3....
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Please help me identify this mandolin shaped guitar

From a live version of PIL's "this is not a love song": the video is at
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Locating CD equivalents of vinyl recordings

Is there a systematic method for identifying the CD equivalent(s) of a vinyl record recording. For example, is there a catalogue that will not only give me information about Decca LXT 6110 but will ...
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Looking for a cinematic music video, Girl dances with a man with arrows in his back

The video is by a modern band, late 2010's. It's very cinematic following a young lady who exits her car in an industrial setting and proceeds through a building following a stand of yarn or ribbon. ...
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Question about the lyrics of Sorry by Halsey

I just listened to Sorry, a 2017 song by Halsey recently. In the beginning, it says: I've missed your calls for months it seems Don't realize how mean I can be 'Cause I can sometimes treat the people ...
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How to know which year a LP was pressed?

I have an unopened LP, how can I know which year it was pressed and what it's worth without opening it?
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What is the 70s/80s rock song that ends with this extended Mixolydian-based vamp?

I heard this on a Classic Rock radio station recently and haven't been able to track it down for the last few weeks. A single-voice rendition of the vamp is available here.
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How did “Metamorphosis Two” form the basis of one of the main musical themes in the film The Hours?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hours_(soundtrack) doesn't mention Metamorphosis Two. How ""Metamorphosis Two" formed the basis of one of the main musical themes in the film The Hours....
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What genre of music is “Gobi Moon”, composed by Dave Randall after 2014?

I love this piece, and I've been craving similar music! The vocals feel like yipping, but liberating and uplifting! Here's the video and another clip. The composer is English, but the genre of ...
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Lyrics “That's What I Need”

In the tv show Better Late Than Never, Season 1 Episode 2, there is a short clip of a song (not sure what the category of music is) that has kind of an electronic, hip-hop beat and the lyrics 'that's ...
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Why does relatability to songs and their lyrics trigger so much emotion?

I could be alone on this. Whenever I listen to some songs of any genre whose lyrics tell a story so relatable to my own experiences, I would always picture the memories and reminisce the good old days....
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Which song beat is it in Justin Bieber song lonely?

Justin Bieber released his new song Lonely which I feel is a beat of some other song which I have listened. But I can’t remember which one. Listen the song after 40 ...
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Is a song with new lyrics a cover, remix, or freestyle?

If I used the instrumental of a song and the hook but wrote new lyrics for the verse using a completely different cadence what terminology would I use in the song title?
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Where to find modern Romantic style piano composers?

I've noticed some things I didn't quite get right in my first request. I was being too restrictive, I wasn't looking for modern composers in particular, just ones that composed in the style I liked. I ...
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music genre / similar music to a small section of the song “We're Gonna Play a game” from “Love is in the Air” by Victoric Leroy

So, I was watching a stream and this music "Love is in the air" popped out, while I was not really into the overall song, I liked the part between 2:10-2:50 and was wondering if this was a ...

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