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What are the instruments (digital or analogue) used in this song?

This is one of my favorite songs -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cHdXoXB19o Can you please tell me what are the instruments (digital/analogue/acoustic) used in the above song?
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Looking for the title of this may be Mexican music

I think I had played this music 25 years ago, when I was living in Mexico. It sounds like a Mexican traditional song, or Mariachi. I can only remember the phrase written in the score bellow. It's ...
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What is the name of the Song by Paul Lawler that is featured in “Psychopaths” documentry

I have been searching around for the title to this song for hours. Ive Shazemed and googled to no avail! All I know that it is by Paul Lawler. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60vK6Uw9sSE The Song ...
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Identify this famous instrumental music played on the electric harp

At the end of the following interview (2:30), Enki Bello starts playing a piece of music: Enki Bello TV NBC "Telemundo New York" Interview
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Genre similar to instrumental version of “Elder Brothers” (ambient piano, OD electric guitar)

I would really love to identify a genre of songs that are ambient and instrumental, with piano, maybe some slight overdriven electric guitar that has room-type reverb and delays, just picking some ...
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Why do string players heave their bows far over the strings, like over their head?

This looks redundant? To cease sounding, doesn't lifting the bow slightly over strings suffice? See 8 mins 11 s at https://www.coursera.org/learn/string-quartet/lecture/XuKBT/aizuri-demonstration-...
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Instrumental song in final trailer for Disney/Pixar's Coco?

The first two songs in this trailer for Coco (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rvr68u6k5sI) are lyrical songs that I've been able to find. But there's an instrumental song starting at 1:17 that is ...
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Instrumental from “Beauty is an Illusion” 9GAG Facebook Post

I found this piece of instrment song in facebook. I'd really want to know the title and the full length of this song. Anybody familiar with this: Link
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Identify this instrumental electronic and classical music

I have this instrumental music on my computer, but it has no information attached: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5jOXzxlxbMhdEM1YWlxLTRtZTA/view
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Where does the instrument the Baritone Horn come from?

I have homework for my music class, I have to research the history of a modern instrument. My instrument is the baritone horn. Does anyone know where it came from, and who first developed it?
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Help to identify this song from “Richard Pryor Omit the Logic” documentary

In the documentary "Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic", exactly 2 minutes before the credits start, there is a slow, calm instrumental that plays over an image of a newspaper with the news of Pryor's ...
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What does “High C's” by Two Steps From Hell have to do with the ocean?

I enjoy listening to Two Steps From Hell's song "High C's". The name is quite obviously a pun on the high seas (the ocean) and High C (the note). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGh4FcZKekA What ...
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Does Asger Hamerik's 6th symphony have any cultural meaning?

I am thinking about using a tune from a relatively obscure symphony for a project (giving credit of course). But I first want to make sure it does not have an existing meaning associated with it. ...
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Instrumental: lead guitar, orchestral accompaniment

I have this beautiful instrumental music on my computer, but it has no information attached: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1iqp0kGPjWsb3B2RkUzeTNPcE0/view
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What is the name of this demo song for this keyboard?

I own this keyboard, and I'm trying to identify its 95th demo song. I can't seem to find its name in the resources that came with the keyboard. I've also tried Shazam and keyboard search websites such ...
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tubular bells in well known classical and modern music pieces

I'm part of music group that consists of three violinists, trumpet player (who can also play piano) and piano player/percussionist. For an upcoming event we have to include some songs with tubular ...
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Identify theme song of Babbel's “The School of British Accents” video

The theme can be heard throughout whole video The School of British Accents, largest part in foreground at the very beginning.
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What is the exact name of a voice free version of a vocal music?

My main goal is searching in google for some sort of rock musics, I want the best keyword for search. My question: What is the name of a voice free version of a vocal music? Is that instrumental? or ...
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This American Life - “Kid Logic”: “Werewolves” - plucked strings background instrumental

I'm looking for the orchestral instrumental with plucked strings that starts at 25:38 on the podcast at this link: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/605/kid-logic-2016#2016 ...
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Name of this instrumental song?

http://picosong.com/UMPP/ This is just a small part of an instrumental song I've been looking for for months. If someone recognizes it, please answer.
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Have any of the Pink Floyd's instrumental pieces been vocalized?

I wonder if there exist any vocal versions of Pink Floyd's greatest instrumentals? Especially the Endless River music and Marooned or Cluster One?
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Where else to find Bruce Fox-Lefriche's arr. of Bach's BWV 565 for solo violin?

I'm trying to find Bruce Fox-Lefriche: Sonata for Violin "A Tribute to Bach", also known as Sonata for solo violin, attributed to J.S. Bach - BWW 565 (in WorldCat). Here's what I've found so far: ...
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Identifying an epic instrumental song from Speed Painting video

I need help identifying a song from here: https://youtu.be/PZUlAw0Sxy4?t=25s it starts at 0:25 seconds in and lasts throughout the rest of the video.If you can help me out, I'd really appreciate it!
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Hip hop instrumental track used on “Freerunning Bangkok's Ghost Tower” video

I've been looking for title of this song / music, but have had no luck. It is used in the "Freerunning Bangkok's Ghost Tower" video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYUxHhF0LZk&t=118s
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Instrumental music meanings

Do instrumental song without lyrics have meanings? This instrumental song from Pink Floyd's album 'The Endless river' seems to have some vocals in it and then all instumental. Is this instrumental ...
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Who's the composer of “Wanted”?

I can't find information anywhere about this tune. Shazam does not know either https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE9m8Rzm_mc
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Steve Vai logo meaning

Is there any significance in the Steve Vai logo below? To me it looks like the artist's name but I was always wondering if there is more in it since Steve always likes to put hidden meanings ...
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Does the written music exist?

I've been playing 'Left Bank Two' for some time now, sometimes recognised as the t.v. theme for 'Vision On' in the '70s. I've transcribed it, and there is an arrangement out there, but, since it was ...
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Squeaking of guitar strings

I've noticed squeaking of guitar strings in the songs of some of the artists I listened to, and had thought it was a mistake (and very odd that it made its way into the studio recordings) but recently ...
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What is the english translation of dialogs spoken over this song?

The song "Exploring Yourself With A Knife" is a track form the Russian post-rock band April Rain's album "Waiting For Sunrise". some Russian dialog is spoken between a man and a woman starting at 4:37....
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Identify classical waltz played on Korean show? [closed]

Does anyone know what's the first song she plays? It's brief but so wonderful, appreciate if any of you knows. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLTTuZ8i_3w
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Background instrumental in “$1000 Earphones” video

I like the music playing in the back while the guy is talking. Unfortunately, no info is given in the description or the video statistics! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8khvLYW_fnM Someone ...
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Which is the song on this cello tune video (《往事》)?

I've got the following music song which can be found in these videos at YouTube: a cello tune (大提琴曲 《往事》) learn from a cello tune (大提琴曲 《往事》 amateur violin) which my friend would like to learn to ...
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What instrument is creating this percussive sound?

I was curious if you knew what instrument/or how they make the "clunking" beat sound throughout most of these pieces? House of Cards - Season 4 trailer - starting at 0:17 into the video. Spider-Man 3 ...
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Classical song, flute and string orchestra, instrumental

I don't have the music file and have no information about it, but I've heard it many times. It sounds like Western classical music: something like flute accompanied by string orchestra, I guess. I ...
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Instrumental waltz music used in old “Popeye” cartoon (unknown music from 30's or earlier)

I have an animated video featuring waltz music: Popeye COLORIZED 007 "The Dance Contest" (November 23, 1934). It looks similar to The Ink Spots' With Plenty Of Money And You, but it isn't it. Can ...
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March at the end of Jean Michel Jarre concert

At the end of Jean Michel Jarre's Equinoxe VII, in the album Les Concerts en Chine, after the applause, a march or anthem can be heard. Does anyone know its name?
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Plucked strings style of music

There's a kind of music that caracteristically features short, fast notes on pizzicato strings, marked bass rhythm, and accompanied by orchestra, mostly long notes by the strings, such as, for example,...
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A genre that sounds oriental but is far away from it

How does one call this kind of movie soundtrack, examples are: Eric Serra - Akta (fifth element) Eric Serra - What's happening out there (Leon the professional) and maybe Christophe Heral - ...
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What is the instrument in the intro of They Might Be Giant's cover of “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)”?

What is the instrument playing the intro part in They Might Be Giant's cover of "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"? And any ideas on where I can find more music which sounds similar? In an attempt to be ...
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Has any instrumental music ever been used to carry information?

Music is often dubbed 'the universal language', but language usually carries some information. I know that music has many different notes, with letters and pitches assigned to each. Was there ever ...
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What kind of brass instrument plays the intro on Hypnotic Brass Ensemble's Spottie?

I discovered Spottie by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. It is a cover of one of the songs by Outkast. Can someone tell me what kind of brass instrument begins at 0:09 and makes this deep sound?
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Sad slow acoustic steel-string guitar instrumental used in “Lima 1960” video

http://youtu.be/-15VUePHSaU The song in the link have been really hard for me to find it. I have tried apps to identify the song's name, but I haven't been able to. Does someone know what is the name ...
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Sounds produced from pure electrical circuits?

Is there any musical instrument which produces sounds from pure electrical circuits? Wherein there is no pre-recorded sounds from other instruments...
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Is there a guide or database that links a specific sound to a synth?

I was wondering if there a is guide so you can link a specific sound to a synth. Or some kind of database that catalogs the synths used in popular songs.
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Where to find instrumentals?

I enjoy rapping along with the artist while listening to (Hip-Hop / Trap) music. But sometimes I'd like to rap all myself over the beat. In such an occasion I have to search for the instrumental, the ...
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I want to know more artists/musics instrumental like a song “Call of Ktulu” (Metallica)

I want to listen more instrumental metal, like The Call of Ktulu and Orion) (Metallica), or Into the Lungs of Hell (Megadeth). Can anyone help me?
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What is the name of the musical instrument shown on the video?

Here is the picture from the video: What is the name of the musical instrument shown there?
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Why is the Chaconne from Bach's Partita for Violin No. 2 so widely lauded?

I recently came across a recording of Bach's Partita for Violin No. 2, the fifth movement (the Chaconne), and upon researching it further, I learnt that it is often praised as a very important ...
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Why are instrumental chart toppers not as common as in the early days of the pop charts?

If you look at: UK instrumental number ones : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_instrumental_number_ones_on_the_UK_Singles_Chart US instrumental number ones : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...