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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/...

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