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Identify this song

I've heard this melody many times: Can someone help me with identifying this song?
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In the Black Panther soundtrack, “Ancestral Plane”, what is the string theme most like?

There is a short string theme in the Black Panther soundtrack that reminds me of a late 19th century / 20th century work that I cannot seem to identify. On the YouTube version of the track it is at 2:...
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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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Why did David Bowie never play any songs from Labyrinth live?

I'm a fan of David Bowie and I thought he was excellent in the 1980s movie, Labyrinth. I also liked a lot of the music from that movie, which Bowie wrote the soundtrack to. However, apparently he ...
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What's the title of this instrumental song?

can anyone help me identify this song? It starts at 2:42 - 4:29 https://youtu.be/DVVE8Cw9tx0 I'm pretty sure I've heard it before but I don't know what's the song is called. I've tried to use ...
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The meaning of the Karmin song “Acapella”

I heard this Karmin song titled "Acapella," but I'm not sure what the meaning of acapella is as used in this song. I've googling the lyric and still not sure about the meaning of it. Can anyone ...
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The professor and the madman ending song

Does anybody know where can I find the song that is played at the end of the movie or what its name is? I have been trying desperately to find it and the song recognition apps didn't help either. It's ...
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What piano piece is this (sounds like Chopin/Liszt/Rachmaninoff to me)

What romantic piano piece is this (sounds like Chopin/Liszt/Rachmaninoff to me) https://vocaroo.com/i/s1qtNTbsO2HL
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Are there any websites dedicated to genre classification?

I know about last.fm, allmusic.com, and musicmap.info, but they all seem pretty limited or inaccurate, and they don't have much of a community for discussion and classification. I'm attempting to do ...
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What was this song in MTV's Headbangers ball intro or interlude?

Once upon a time in America there was a show called "Headbangers Ball" on a TV station that now disappoints too much to be mentioned. And this show had an intro or interlude composed of short clips ...
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What was the story behind Deep Purple's “Smoke on the Water”?

It was 1971 in Montreux close to where I live. But it wasn't me who ... We've got just married in that time!
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Who are the real musicians behind this fictional band, Violet Sedan Chair?

In 2011, tying into the TV series Fringe, Bad Robot Productions either hired a series of musicians or a semi-well known band, to record an album (both on vinyl and digitally) titled Seven Suns to ...
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What instruments are used in the Star Trek (2009) theme song?

In particular, what instruments do I begin hearing at the ~39 second mark of this video? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EO1FZEUbZJE
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History: Is there any evidence that reveals Frédéric Chopin was a Christian?

Composer under examination: Frédéric Chopin Musical piece under examination: Scherzo No. 1 in B minor Excerpt under examination: Final Cadence Chopin's Scherzo No. 1 in B minor concludes ...
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Name the genre for instrumental non-slow mixed-notes music

I remember hearing an orchestra playing instrumental music. The beat was fast, (well, I guess 120 bpm or more). The notes were plenty and mixed. In my imagination as a kid, I would call it "jungle ...
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Song where the lyrics are *literally* “duh-duh-duh-duh”

The chorus is a bunch of "duh-duh-duh-duh". I'm not sure of the key or the timing on the rest of the song, so I just put it in G. I think the timing is 2/2.... It sounds a bit monotone at times... ...
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Identify a (probably Scottish) melody played on a bagpipe

I'm looking for a beautiful song that I've once heard played by a street piper on the streets of Edinburgh. I managed to record only a small piece, here it is (sorry for the wind noise)
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What does the song 'Helplessly Hoping' talk about?

The song is Helplessly Hoping by CSN. You can listen to it here. I'm having a hard time trying to get the meaning of the song. I think it talks about two lovers, and it sounds sad, but for the life ...
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Ginger Baker dead: Why is he been called the most dangerous drummer?

Ginger Baker, the drummer for rock supergroups Cream and Blind Faith, dies at 80. Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the rock supergroup ...
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From which Chopin piece is this sheet music?

I just bought a small chopping board. Now I wonder: which piece is it? As I don’t play piano, I’d like to search for the music and listen to it.
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Pasculli Oboe Concerto Composition Year

Does anyone know which year the Pasculli's La Favourita oboe concerto is composed? I only know it's published in 1976.
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What is the music genre of this part of this song?

At first I tried Moombathon, but that didn't come close and I tried future bass. I had the same result and not much progress. Maybe someone can help me out here. Go here: https://youtu.be/OHgvreVW9PE?...
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When did musicians started to call each other motherfucker in a friendly meaning?

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, the word motherfucker is a very offensive way to insult someone. an extremely insulting name for someone you hate or for someone who has made you angry. But ...
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Mozart riff with “Heart and Soul” progression

There is a song I heard quite some time ago. It is by a classical composer, and I think it was Mozart. Somewhere in the middle, the cello plays a brief riff with the same famous chord progression as ...
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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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Metallica with Robert Trujillo singing but what is it

There are several videos in youtube with Metallica playing a cover of Ebba Grön´s "Staten och Kapitalet" in Sweden with Robert Trujillo the first verse and it sounds like Spanish but what is he ...
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Where can I find a lyrical analysis and interpretation of “(Don't Fear) The Reaper” by Blue Öyster Cult?

[You might find the existential themes disturbing.] The Song on YouTube Here are two versions of the studio version of the song:- (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClQcUyhoxTg) [Studio] (https://www....
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Company of Heroes 2 Main Theme | What is the music here based off of and where do I find more music like this?

"Animals flee this hell; the hardest stones cannot bear it for long; only man endures." – German officer at the Battle of Stalingrad YouTube Link:-- [This song may be intense.] (https://www.youtube....
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Why are most “Amen”s written as plagal cadences in choral hymns?

In choral hymn music, the "Amen" at the end is conventionally written as a plagal IV-I cadence. Is there any historical reason of why it is written this way? Update Oct 9 '19: For a much more ...
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Identify classical song frequently used as songtrack for “posh” settings

What's the name of the classical piece that goes: da-da-dadada-da-da-da, da-da-dadada-da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da-dadadaaa-daaaa. often used for the revelation of the interior of lavish ...
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Who composed the tracks “Flower Girl” and “受け継がれし技” from the Shenmue OST?

The booklet of the Shenmue soundtrack (Original Sound Track / シェンムー / 一章 横須賀) lists the composers ("Sound Creator") of all except these two pieces: Flower Girl (disc 1, track 17) 受け継がれし技 (disc 2, ...
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Country music compilation with the song “Country roads”?

I'm looking for a country music classics compilation CD that has the song Take Me Home Country Roads by John Denver. I couldn't find one on Google, and was hoping someone here would know of such. A ...
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Identify 90's or 2000's trance song

This was probably 90's or 2000's EDM/trance and all I can remember was the little almost piano tune and it's been stuck in my head for days. I don't remember any lyrics in this song, so I re-composed ...
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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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Which are the differences between the Cuban Son and the Mexican Son?

Both are very important folkloric, traditional, styles in their respective countries. They sound very similar, but seems that they developed somewhat independently, at least at their beginnings. Here ...
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Which are the “standards”, or canonical hymns, of Gregorian Chants?

Was watching a documentary about early music history, which covered Gregorian Chants briefly, Dies irae in particular, and I immediately fell in love. The simplicity of the melody, the monophony, the ...
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Has anyone heard of the EDM genre “Trance Ragecore”?

Its a mix between trance and Trap Metal but has darkpsy elements in it I was wondering if anyone's heard of it its fairly new and I was wondering if someone could find some Trance Ragecore Tracks and ...
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Hip-Hop / R&B song that samples “Push the Feeling On” by Nightcrawlers

I'm looking for a song I've heard at the gym recently. Unfortunately, I was not quick enough to get my phone out and find it with Shazam. Just like Pitbull's Hotel Room Service, it samples Push The ...
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Why did Gustav Mahler use the song “Frère Jacques” in the 3rd movement of his Symphony No. 1?

Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1, in D major, is written as a typical and conventional four-movement structure (opening - dance - slow - finale): I. Langsam, schleppend. II. Scherzo. Kräftig ...
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Bands With Eponymous Album and Song

The band Black Sabbath's first album is called Black Sabbath and was released in 1970. The leading track on that album is also called "Black Sabbath." Does anybody know of any other manifestation of ...
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What does “clean” mean at the end of the title of an instrumental jazz song on Amazon Music?

I'm listening to Charles Mingus' 1959 album Mingus Ah Um on Amazon Music. The titles of the majority of the track on this album are listed with "[Clean]" after the title: What does "[Clean]" mean in ...
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Sponge Cake in “True Blue” by John Williamson

In the famous Australian folk song "True Blue" written by John Williamson, he asks "If they sell us out like sponge cake, Do you really care?" Is this referring to anything in particular? For example, ...
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Who played lead guitar on “River in the Rain” by Roger Miller?

Who played lead guitar on River in the Rain by Roger Miller? If it's not Merle Haggard, or Merle Haggard's lead guitarist, it's someone who has embodied that style and reflects it perfectly.
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What does Roger Miller say at the end of “Kansas City Star”

What does Roger Miller say at the end of Kansas City Star? It seems to be an aside, a "parenthetical comment" at the very end, the last two seconds.
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What is the soundtrack when Neo kisses Trinity in Matrix Reloaded?

What is the soundtrack when Neo kisses Trinity in Matrix Reloaded. It has loud organ music in the background. Link: https://youtu.be/ujNhcRv_pRY Last 20 seconds
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Was there a live concert where Dua Lipa danced to Kaleo's “Way Down We Go”?

I have already searched across Google to no avail. I remember watching a live performance where Dua Lipa danced to the tune that comes in the 2:09th mark of the "KALEO - Way Down We Go" song on Dua ...
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Is any technology used to enhance the sound of the backup vocals in Twisted Measure's version of Sia's “Chandelier”?

Is any technology used to enhance the sound of the backup vocals in Twisted Measure's version of Sia's "Chandelier"? Are any particular effects or filters being used over the backup vocals? One of ...
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How to qualify 'Lady of the Lake' by Rick Wakeman (Knights of the Round Table)?

In Rick Wakeman's album The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the song Lady of the Lake serves as a (45 seconds) intermede between the first and third songs of the ...
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Lyrics of Your Hand On My Shoulder by Jean-François Berger & Cécile Perfetti

Could anyone share the lyrics of Your Hand On My Shoulder by Jean-François Berger & Cécile Perfetti https://open.spotify.com/album/397yj1XJZdCKnGKsDtV7jL?highlight=spotify:track:...
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What instruments are used in “For a few dollars More theme song”?

I don't have any know how about the music instruments, although I enjoy listening them but I don't know their names. I really enjoy listening to Ennio Morricone's For a few dollars More theme song ...

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