Questions tagged [piano]

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What piece is this?

What piano piece is played in this video from Instagram account mosh.piano?
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Did Vladimir Horowitz ever record Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto?

As Rachmaninoff and Horowitz knew each other personally I would have expected there to be at least one famous recording of the Second Piano Concerto by Horowitz, however I cannot find one. So I am ...
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Fast song in Victor Borge's “Page Turner” comedy routine

Victor Borge was a Danish musician who was also known for his comedy routines. Here he combines music and comedy in a routine based on a volunteer from the audience being unable to turn pages for him....
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What is the jazz song in this youtube video?

Do you know what piano song which was featured in the video?
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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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What is the genre / style of this song and songs like it? Short Piano Notes on every beat in background

What is the genre / style of this song and songs like it such as Mr Blue Sky? Short Piano Notes on every beat in background. Also is there a name to it? And are there any other songs in a similar ...
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the piano background of this video

I am not intending to promote any video or political information. However, when I was listening to this video, the background music amazed me. What is the background music of this video? It is more ...
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What resources exist for compiling a list of solo piano works considered to be part of the “standard repertoire” or canon?

I'm attempting to compile a list of solo piano works considered to be part of the "standard repertoire" or canon. Does anyone have any tips on books, websites, journal articles, etc. that might ...
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What is the name of the song beginning at 2:47?

what is that song's name from 2:47?
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What is the song from The Umbrella Academy's 1st episode at 47′16″?

Please help me find out what song is playing at 47′16″ of The Umbrella Academy TV series's first episode: https://youtu.be/4n3mkb8WXvo It is not featured on its score by Jeff Russo and no info is ...
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Can anyone Identify this Piano Music?

Please could someone identify the piano music which is playing in the background of this video?
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Ennio Morricone's Ancora Qui first seconds

I feel the first piano musical notes, the very first secondes of Ancora Qui come from another classical music that'd be as famous as Ancora Qui. Unfortunately, I don't know which song and I have no ...
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Sample of a (seemingly) classical piano music I cannot recognize

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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Is there a prepared piano in Staier's recording of Diabelli Variations?

In Andreas Staier recording of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, there is some weird stuff going on throughout variations 22 and 23 (recording here starts at var 22). It sounds like there's paper ...
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Why is C Sharp Minor rarely used by anything else other than the Piano?

Apparently C Sharp Minor is unheard of outside of the piano. Only two hugely successful symphonies have been made in this key. I was spurred on by Beethoven’s astonishing Moonlight Sonata and was ...
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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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What does the melody sound like in “This Life Is Lost” from Dr. Peacock & Sefa?

Somehow the melody of This Life is Lost reminds me of a similar melody of a piano song. Has anyone made the same remark?
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Is there such a piece like Sonata No 9 for piano by Chopin?

I am listening to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWDqUSdG7NA and it has the title "Sonata No 9 | Frederic Chopin". I am trying to cross check the existence of the original piece and attribution ...
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Genre of “This Loneliness” from *The Godfather* (Carmine Coppola)

I am trying to identify the genre of music my grandpa used to play on the piano. He is no longer around and no one in my family knows. After a lot of looking I was able to find one example, 'This ...
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What is this composition played in a J. P. Seeburg Orchestrion “H”?

In this video: https://youtu.be/iH0YS8vlHyM?t=615 an instrument called "orchestrion", a combination of piano, pipe organ, reed organ, drum set, and xylophone, is demonstrated with a composition whose ...
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What are the origins of the song *A Soft Spot* played by Barry Haris at Tokyo in 1976?

In Barry Harris' live performance at Tokyo in 1976, he plays a song called A Soft Spot. I was wondering about the origins of this song and I would be happy if anyone can find any other jazz recordings ...
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What is the piano piece being played at the very start of this video on YouTube titled *ABBA Waterloo Eurovision 1974*?

What is the piano piece being played at the very start of this video on YouTube titled ABBA Waterloo Eurovision 1974?
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Can someone identify this piece

This piece is stuck in my brain and I can't know the name of the track youtube link extension: wzJxlmIzU_0 Full link: https://youtu.be/wzJxlmIzU_0
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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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Mozart piece in a jazz version

I would like to know what is the name of the piece composed by Mozart, which inspired this jazz version by Roland Perrin. It is a very well-known piece, but I don't remember its name! Thank you for ...
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Is Sviatoslav Richter using the pedal in his recordings of Bach's “The Well-Tempered Clavier”?

Is Sviatoslav Richter using the pedal in his recordings of The Well-Tempered Clavier? I'm not able to listen and deduce whether he is using it or not. (Since I like his way of playing, I would like ...
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Can you identify the piano music that I heard at a Chinese Lantern Festival?

You can find it here. I heard it at a Chinese Lantern Festival, so there's a possibility that it may be a Chinese folk song.
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Identify piano classical song [closed]

I saw this lady in Milan and she was playing this absolutely stunning piece of music and I can’t stop listening to the clip but I can’t figure out what the piece of music is. Please could you help ...
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How is one to enjoy listening to the piece “Epigrams: I. –” by Elliott Carter?

How am I supposed to appreciate or enjoy listening to Epigrams: I. – composed by Elliot Carter, from his Late Works (2017) album? Is there a certain way of listening or do you need specific knowledge ...
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Identify this Chopin snippet from Yale's 'Listening to Music' course

I'm taking the online 'Listening to Music' course by Professor Craig Wright from Yale University. I was hoping you could help me identify where the Chopin snippet he played as an exercise at the time ...
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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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Intro similar to Nightcore's “Wrong Side of Heaven”

The first 7 seconds of this song, Nightcore - Wrong Side of Heaven, reminds me of a similar intro of a different track, but I cannot recall it. Do you know any song with intro similar to the one I ...
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Identifying themes in Tsfasman's “Fantasy on themes from dance melodies by Matvey Blanter”

Lately, I've been learning "Fantasy on themes from dance melodies by Matvey Blanter" (Фантазия на темы танцевальных мелодий М. Блантера), a song written by Alexander Tsfasman. I'm interested in ...
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Identify Chopin Prelude or Rondo from sheet music snippet

I found this snippet of a piece in a box, and it's really frustrating me that I don't know what it is. It's clearly written for piano, and judging by the publication information at the bottom, it's by ...
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Piano song featured on many soundtracks, including “House”

I originally heard this song on the series House, but it's been featured in many scores in movies and for years. I've been searching for the original song to no avail, but recently I found that ...
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The name of this classical piano song

Hi I would love to know the name of this song so I'll be able to get the notes and play it. Currently I don't know anything I remember some stuff and I'm playing some parts to show you what it is it'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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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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Unknown avant-garde piano song performed by Kyari Leen Alcantara

I have no idea what the title of this beautiful solo piano piece is. It kinda reminds me of an obscure avant-garde style. Here is the YouTube link: Kyari Leen Alcantara - Piano, Adult Recital, AUp
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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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Piano song played with three hands, heard in romantic films

I'm currently looking for a piano song which is heard in multiple films. I can't remember the name of those films although. The piano song is played with three hands. The song is often played in a ...
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What genre is “Morning Dew” by Ryosuke Kojima?

What genre does this music belong to: Morning Dew by Ryosuke Kojima? Recently I heard some music from the anime W'z and I've fallen in love with the music in it. I tried to find most of its music, ...
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What is the family theme piano song in “Legend of the Blue Sea”?

Trying to find the name of the family theme from the Legend of the Blue Sea television series. This soundtrack is unfortunately not in the soundtrack list. This link directs to the relevant scene in ...
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Which famous musicians despise piano competitions, barring Bartók and Ives?

Source: The Dark Side of Piano Competitions, by Michael Johnson, AUG. 7, 2009 [reproduced here also] [...] A petition now circulating has attracted more than 500 signatures urging “transparency” ...
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Identify song played on piano in “Under the Lake”

I am trying to find out what this song is called I have a 10 second clip and the app Shazam cannot pick it up. It’s a rock type song at 0:50 on this video from the movie Under the Lake.
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What style of piano is used in The Gaithers' “One Day” (featuring Lynda Randle)

Lynda Randle: Some day Jesus will call my name I kindly would like to know the name of the style used in piano in the song above. I have tried looking for jazz tutorials but they don't sound similar. ...
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Did Glenn Gould's humming bother other musicians during concerts?

I hope this question is appropriate on this SE. Maybe it's a bit of a trivia but somehow I see it as part of music history. So Glenn Gould's humming is notorious and does not need to be discussed. ...
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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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What does “Square-O” mean?

There is a piece of piano music called Square-O by Elissa Milne. I would like to know the meaning of it.
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Beautiful piano song. But can't tell the title

I use to listen this song in the corridors of my university. And I keep thinking where does it come from. There are no lyrics, just a (hesitant) piano that interprets a song that should come from a ...