Questions tagged [instrumental]

For questions about music played by musical or digital instruments, without singing or lyrics. Do not use this tag to identify an instrument (use the [identify-this-instrument] tag instead).

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Identify the music on Australian advertisement for Sidchrome spanners

Back in the 1980s or 90s, there was an advertisement on Australian TV for Sidchrome spanners. It showed a collection of spanners being made, starting with red hot metal being stamped out, then cleaned ...
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Orchestral theme in Bb

Does anyone know the title and the composer of the following piece? I kind of remembered this piece as an orchestrated theme in movies, but I am quite unsure. It might be from a classical repertoire ...
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What was Dr Dre's spoon instrument?

Dr Dre is a hip-hop producer who frequently used some sort of spinning spoon instrument during the late 90's in some of his beats. Some examples of this spoon sound can be heard in the beginning of ...
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Identify piano instrumental with techno beats and thunder sounds

I remember it's pretty long, it doesn't have lyrics and it's very popular. It has nice piano melody that becomes more saturated in the middle of track. It also has strong techno beats and thunder ...
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Song from “Monster Truck Evolution” -slow building epic instrumental

Back in 2016 there was this "Monster Truck Evolution" video that showed the evolution of those things and it had a song that I'm looking for. Its hard because the video was taken down and i only got ...
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What is the music in Sarah Hughes's 2002 Winter Olympics ice skating video?

The video titled "Amazing Figure Skating Gold For Underdog Sarah Hughes - Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics" from the official Olympics YouTube channel shows figure skater Sarah Hughes's long ...
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Identify this overwhelming Orchestra Masterpiece?

Does anybody know the name of this powerful music played during the whole video? >> Link to YouTube <<
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Name this music?

It's this instrumental new age/easy listening music album I heard at school, that I can't seem to find. One well-remembered track (and only link) is as identified below: Low tempo, arranged by gentle ...
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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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Help identifying an 80's electro instrumental with an Egyptian theme

Sadly, I don't have a sample to identify the song with, but it's been wracking my brain to identify this one 80's electro song that I remember but haven't heard since the 80's. It is strictly an ...
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Where can I find a MIDI file for Max Kortlander's “Russian Rag”?

A pianist myself, I like how this song sounds and want to learn how to play it. Since there is no sheet music for this song, I've been looking for a file that I can convert into music. Can someone ...
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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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Can’t work out the instrument from John Williams Leaving Hogwarts soundtrack

I can’t work out the primary instrument(s) that are carrying the melody/main theme from JOHN WILLIAMS Leaving Hogwarts from the first Harry Potter film. Its a lovely ...
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Quiet solo piano piece in Youtube video

I would like to know where the music piece in this video is coming from (from 0:00 to 2:30, and it starts again from 2:38). Typically, what is the artist, the title, etc.? (Ultimately, I would like ...
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Opening theme music of 'A Suitable Boy'

A Suitable Boy is a recent series on BBC. It starts with a soothing instrumental music, a blend of sitar with some other Indian instruments. It's a beautiful music, however I am not being able to find ...
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In which ragams do Ganesh and Kumaresh play kalpana swarams for the pallavi in *Shantham*?

The Carnatic violin duo Ganesh and Kumaresh released a 2-disc album titled Shantham in 2002, Shruthilaya Audio Recording. The first track of disc 2 is a pallavi ("Un tiruvadi en gati") in ...
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Does anyone know of any bagpipe albums I could buy that have just 2 or 3 bagpipes performing together?

Does anyone know of any bagpipe albums I could buy? Not massed pipes (i.e. lots of pipes, sometimes up to 100), but 2 or 3. I really like the Triumph Street Band, from Canada, but I don't think they ...
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What song is used in these videos? There are two examples:

What song is used in these videos? There are two examples: https://youtu.be/0m63LNVHP1U https://youtu.be/Vt5TYS3tGE8
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Construction of a Musical Theatre song

In musical theatre, we have lyrics. Would you say, therefore, that you have to make sure you had the tune for this first before you added the brace for the grand staff for the melody and bass line? ...
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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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An instrumental from Forces of Nature with Brian Cox - BBC

Does anyone know what this instrumental is called? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG9TMn1FJzc&t=158s
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90s or 2000 techno song with piano introduction (no vocals)

Looking for a techno song/eletronic I believe it's from the 90's almost 2000. Starts with a single note from the piano and the introduction goes by this way. Beautiful and calm and it has a little ...
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Identify the background music in this music video

It's a status music video on WhatsApp. What's the name of the background music?
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Electronic instrumental music - the album cover is a comic of a woman punching herself in the face

That's all I remember... It's electronic contemporary instrumental music - the album cover is a comic of a woman punching herself in the face, something like Eatlot or Eatlow or Loweat... Lost in ...
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Instrumental song at the start of the ending credits of “Secret Superstar” (2017) Indian movie (got no info from IMDb and Wikipedia)?

What is the instrumental song that is played just at the start of the ending credits of the movie Secret Superstar (2017)? I posted this question since I couldn't find any information about this from ...
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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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Instrumental with descending bassline loop, gypsy violins and bell sound

I found a piece of music in a remix on this podcast series: Masquerade with Adarsh Mohseni | Episode 10 I'm interested in identifying the instrumental piece playing at the beginning, with the ...
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A unknown disconsolate classical piano piece [closed]

Does anybody know the name of this classical piano pieace? https://youtu.be/BlsT4TazrUE
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Help identifying this piece of music

I heard this piece of music https://youtu.be/G2CcgbFU-fI and recognise it but can't for the life of me remember what it's called/how I know it. Is anyone able to help please?
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What instrument makes the lowest note?

I have heard that the classical Indian musical instrument, the Surbahar, makes the lowest audible note of any musical instrument. I am curious what instrument makes the lowest audible note and what ...
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Is there any similar backgroud music to this song with lyrics?

HotCha - 咖啡或茶 [HotCha] - 官方完整版MV – Time 0:56-1:00 I want to remove the vocal from this song (Time 0:56-1:00). But if I do it, the quality is so bad. So is there any instrumental music that is ...
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Genre of ominous music used for anime cutscenes when the villain approaches

(Migrated from anime and manga upon advice) The following piece of music is extracted from some video on the internet (which the twitter link cannot be included here due to the content is rather ...
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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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Identifying kalpana swaram ragam in the RTP by Ganesh and Kumaresh in *Samarpanam*

The Carnatic violin duo Ganesh and Kumaresh released an album titled Samarpanam in 1999, Shruthilaya Audio Recording, in which they play 6 songs. The fourth is a Ragam Tanam Pallavi ("Isai kelada") in ...
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Surf rock instrumental jam - possibly the Ventures?

https://vocaroo.com/i/s0B7MIMoh4ma I've been looking out for this for years, I think it might be a jam of The Ventures... Update: The name of the song is Ravin' Blue, it's not as famous as I ...
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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 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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Sites for licensing of Meditation sounds and music

I am planning to create a meditation app which will have meditation music. There are many nice youtube channels which don't provide licensing options for any of their music. Is there any well-known ...
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Modernist piano excerpt (Ravel? Debussy?) from “Dialogue entre Jean-Pierre Serre” video

I would like to know the name of the music at the beginning of the video Dialogue entre Jean-Pierre Serre. I searched with Midomi, but got no result. My guess is that it might be a composition of ...
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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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What genre is “Figure 8” by C418?

I found a song from C418, and I was wondering what genre it is, and also if you know any songs alike I would appreciate it. it is called figure 8 by C418 here is the part that I like: https://youtu....
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What genre is this style of short fast notes played on plucked strings?

There's a kind of music that characteristically features short, fast notes on pizzicato strings, marked bass rhythm, and accompanied by orchestra, mostly long notes by the strings, such as, for ...
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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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Need to find out what piano instrumental this is

I keep thinking this is from the 1970s. Most people I talk to know the song, but can't identify the name or where it is from. It is a piano instrumental. The notes are as follows, probably 99% correct ...
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Is this string instrument making a trill sound?

https://youtu.be/H8e0PFMo_6E?list=LL8veiH4tExKaroj4Tif84cw&t=530 8:50~8:53 is this sound a trill? what bowing technique is it?
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1980s Song/Instrumental on MTV

I am trying to find the name of a song/instrumental (1985 to 1988), and it was also a music video on MTV. The music video had a beach scene, children playing, rainbows, and sailboats. The song was ...
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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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Instrumental used for “Devotions” on WBAL-TV 11

There is a song in the video that is an unknown music piece. It was used in a devotions segment on WBAL-TV 11 in Baltimore, Maryland in 1988 and it is a beautiful piece. Does anyone know the name of ...
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Does anyone know the song that starts with maracas (Maybe some other shaker) and has a guitar in it too. The song has no lyrics

The song starts with the beat of the maracas going "Cha, Cha, Cha, Cha" and then an electric guitar comes in. Theres drums and another guitar, and I would say the music is pretty relaxing. The song ...
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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 ...