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NO LONGER ON TOPIC. DO NOT USE. IDENTIFICATION QUESTIONS WILL BE CLOSED AS THEY ARE NO LONGER SUPPORTED. For questions looking to identify the reuse of a recorded sound fragment in another main song. Be sure to include enough information (main song(s) info, video link, source of the sample, etc.) for someone to be able to identify it.

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What sample plays at the beginning of Alt-J's Bloodflood? [closed]

The first voices we hear on the song Bloodflood by Alt-J, the twelfth song on their 2012 album An Awesome Wave, are those of children, seemingly reciting words, including "good morning" and &...
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help me identify flute tunelet in Minor Alterations by Lovrien [closed]

The concert band I play in is going to perform the piece Minor Alterations by Lovrien. (Link to publisher's catalog) It's a fun piece, made of Christmas songs rearranged into minor keys. It also ...
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Original instrumental used in "The Second" by Ernest Vogue [closed]

So this is "The Second" by Ernest Vogue (Asia Prince of Punk): What I'm trying to find is the original instrumental of this song, without this stupid vocal ...
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What is the opening piece for the HBO Max "Same Day Premiere" trailer? [closed]

I'm trying to identify the piece that starts at 0:00 and 1:46 in the HBO Max "Same Day Premiere" trailer:
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What 70s/80s song is the last 22 seconds of Gabriel Rios' Porque Te Vas? [closed]

In Gabriel Rios' Cover of Porque Te Vas the last 22 seconds feature a melody that I have heard before lots of times on the radio before 2000, in a full 2-3 minute song, from what I assume was the 70s/...
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What is the origin of this iconic sailor melody? [closed]

The oldest reference to the melody I am referring to I found is Looney Tunes' 1937 short I Wanna Be a Sailor (Archive link at 1:05). However, the music to this short is quoting other works (like ...
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Song from Ortego demo video [closed]

Please help identifying this piece of music. I've tried several music recognition softwares with no luck. I have also reached out to Ortega directly but haven't received a response. I'm not sure if it'...
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Song from Ortega R210 guitar demo video [closed]

Please help identifying the piece in this video! I've tried quite a few music recognition softwares to no avail... Thank you so much!
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Lyrics from Aliens: "How long?" "57 years." [closed]

There is an electronic / space-themed track I have listened to during this last decade which uses these samples (the voices of Ripley and Burke, respectively) from the movie Aliens. It's hard to be ...
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1995 Disney Family Film Collection Promo background music [closed]

What is the name of the background music used in the promo for the Walt Disney Family Film Collection in 1995? Here's the link to the YouTube video:
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1995 Disney Masterpiece Collection promo background music [closed]

What is the name of the background music for that promo to the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection in 1995? Here's the link to the YouTube video:
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What is the name of this Japanese (Anime) song? [closed]

Awhile back, I stumbled upon this song on a video called "MONOGATARI: If Tarantino Made An Anime..." by Tindanime, and on 0:24 to 1:12, the song plays in the background. It seems to have ...
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What is this sample of classical music in this black metal song?

There seems to be a sample of dramatic classical music in the beginning of Hesitant Behaviour by Diabolical Masquerade. Does someone recognise it?
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Piano song from "Genius: Ep 3" minute 32 [closed]

Would you know what is the music heard on the piano in the following link https://cernbox.cern.ch/index.php/s/aym4SIowU8n1l4b it comes from the serie "Genius", on Einstein, in the episode 3, ...
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Where does the "ta-da" sting come from?

This is the sting. It opens this piece by Dvorak. Where does it come from and what is it called? Why is it such a common fanfare sting? Why is it associated with "ta-da"? To leave no stone ...
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What is the genre of music that represents Ancient China? [closed]

I have heard this type of music in many songs related to Chinese culture or Ancient China. Can you please tell me what this kind of music is called? What is the name of this tune ? What instruments ...
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Can anyone Identify this Piano Music? [closed]

Please could someone identify the piano music which is playing in the background of this video?
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Sample of a (seemingly) classical piano music I cannot recognize [closed]

While I was playing a video game, I realized there was an npc near a piano with 2 looped piano musics, and a piano sheet. The piano sheet was blurry, but "Für Elise" was recognizable, even ...
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What is the original song from the beat in "I Shot the Sherrif" by Warren G (EPDM remix)?

I love the beat in the song "I Shot the Sheriff" by Warren G (EPMD remix). I heard this same beat from an older song but I can't remember. Do you know what song the beat came from?
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Who says "I hope we have the coldest winter ever" in Taake's Myr?

At around the 1:15 mark in Taake's Myr, a young girl's voice says, "I hope we have the coldest winter ever." Taake's Wikipedia page lists all past, current and guest members, but I haven't found any ...
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In the movie Silver (1993), what song was playing in the background during the scene in which Zeke and Carly are having beers? [closed]

In the movie Silver (1993) starring Sharon Stone as Carly, what song was playing in the background during the scene where Zeke and Carly were having beers, in Zeke's apartment? Some more information:-...
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What is the name of this song? [closed]

I've been searching for the name of the song in this video (vimeo link) for a while and I can't figure it out; Shazam, SoundHound and some other apps didn't know it, either.
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What is the name of the instrument playing on Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath - Children of the grave What is the name of the instrument that starts playing at 0:49 and sounds more prominent at 1:05 to 1:10? It seems like a drum ...
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What is the source of this chromatically rising theme?: E F F# G A B C D D# E [closed]

I found this theme quoted a lot in the first movement a microtonal symphonic work a friend introduced to me: 3. Symphonie in Yes-Dur. Die Unspielbare (I forgot the name of the Austrian composer) - ...
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What is this sample from Queensrÿche's song, Empire? [closed]

At the start of Queensrÿche's song, Empire, from the album of the same name, there is a playing of a telephone answering machine message with the audio: "Sorry, I'm just...it started to hit me like ...
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Identify this piece at the beginning of the video [closed]

I was searching for harpsichord competitions, and I came across this video with familiar music. I know I've heard it, but I can't think of its title. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vDw0xQpmWY Can ...
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Identify the song used in this video clip [closed]

It's just a small part of a song in a video clip.
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Does anybody know the origin of this melody?

I was watching an episode from a TV series and I heard a melody whose style was very similar to the style of Jethro Tull's music (flute-wise). So I opened Shazam to check it out. Shazam returned D....
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Does "ATLiens" by Outkast sample Doom 2? [closed]

The beginning of Outkast's "ATLiens" (from the album of the same name) has a sound effect which reminded me of the video game "Doom 2", especially the final level "Icon of Sin". The sample is at ...
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Fast instrumental riff with a syncopated beat [closed]

Can you identify which song is this sample from? Link The original song is not necessarily in piano.
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Level 1 Background Music from *Circus Charlie* NES game

Today I was listening to the retro 1920s classic music radio and suddenly a familiar tune came into my mind. What I can tell is that it closely resembles the bgm of a nes game I played long time ago - ...
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I can't seem to find a piece that I have played a few notes of [closed]

Clip is found here (ignore first note). Thanks!
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New version or extended sampling of Grace - Not Over Yet?

At some point over the weekend, or Monday just gone I was listening to a radio show on the UK's BBC Radio 1 when a version of Grace - Not Over Yet (or a remix or cover that used the lyric with an ...
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Song with guitar riff similar to Blondie's Atomic

At the start of Blondie's "Atomic" a guitar riff starts. I feel like I've heard the same riff (or very slightly altered) before in some other song, but I can't remember which one. I am not ...
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Interlude Section in Deep Purple's "Burn" Sounds like Bach [closed]

In Deep Purple's Burn, in G minor, there is a guitar solo / interlude section that has a chord progression of: GmㅡCmㅡFㅡB♭ㅡE♭ㅡAdimㅡD7 This is equivalent to: iㅡivㅡVIIㅡIIIㅡVIㅡiioㅡV7 (Source: ...
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What is the origin of this (Gregorian?) chant/sample?

This sample has been used in a variety of media as listed below. (Links have been timestamped to play at the point where the sample begins) Within the Shadow Man soundtrack (This is the earliest ...
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Classical Piano instrumental from recent American drama show [closed]

I managed to record this piano piece from an American drama show early May, and I can't remember the name of the show, and Shazam is unable to find this music. Can you help?
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Trance track with same chant sample

Today I found this song from bandcamp and just got flashbacked: https://10pillsmate.bandcamp.com/track/should-we-call-it-trance Do anybody might know other trance, psy or acid songs with the same ...
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Violin song that evolves from traditional classical to upbeat percussive piece

So, I was listening to an old cassette tape of radio music recorded by my brother years ago. The first song on the tape is classical violin at first, but gradually evolves into an upbeat, syncopated ...
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What is the name of the music at the beginning of this promo for the 70th anniversary of GONE WITH THE WIND back in 2009?

It sounded something like this: Here's the link:
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What's the name of the tune in this advertisement for Visa?

It would be great if anyone can tell me the name of the tune that appears in this advertisement for Visa. Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpF1sZkbaQs
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Electro house music identification

I am trying to identify the soundtrack that is played for a few seconds in this video (from 0'02'' to 0'06''). It reminds me of Perfection from TWOLOUD but it does not seem to be it. Can you help me ...
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In Far Too Loud's "Doomsday Machine", where did the dialogue clips come from?

The title says it all. I'm wondering which movie/tv show is being sourced for the audio in Doomsday Machine by Far Too Loud. Link (sample at 1:22).
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Can anybody know this music seems to be in 80s

I tried Shazam but no results. The music was mixed in not important video and I extracted the audio. Then I download a commercial for an old car (Trans Am) and then I mixed the Audio with it. https:/...
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Identify beautiful music with unknown language [closed]

While sorting out the files on my hard drive, I came across an MP3 of a clip of absolutely beautiful music. I suspect that I might have recorded it myself at some point - either from my phone, or more ...
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Piano melody in movie 'Under the Silver Lake'?

I can't get out of my head a melody I listened to while watching this movie 'Under the Silver Lake'. It's part of the "disturbing piano scene" where the old man brags about having made up so many ...
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Old children's song sampled on Hellnation's "Think Before You Act" [closed]

I would like to know the origin of the rhyme sampled at the beginning of the song Think before you act from the band American hardcore band Hellnation (ca 2002, song here: https://www.youtube.com/...
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What is the sample of Xzibit's "Paparazzi"?

The sample of this video is some classical music but it is currently eluding me. Xzibit - Paparazzi
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Is this small bit of The Good Wife score a derivative of a small bit of Alias score? [closed]

During the fifth season of The Good Wife composer David Buckley has new variations and adds bits of new score to the series overall soundtrack. There is one small bit that plays in a few scenes ...
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Dream by Imagine Dragons seems to have ripped off a song from the early 2000s to maybe 2010 [closed]

music fans. I love the album Smoke + Mirrors (Apple Music). Today I was listening to the song "Dream" when I noticed this: A little after 2:53, the vocal melody sounds incredibly familiar. I have ...
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