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Underrated Music by John Williams | Which pieces of music by John Williams are critically acclaimed but have received very little popular attention?

John Williams is largely known for his Star Wars soundtrack. He is critically acclaimed. Many people will recognise the "Imperial March" theme from Star Wars. [You might find the song "Hymn to the ...
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What's the difference between Bluegrass and Country?

I'm diving into North American folklore music of the 20th century, and two of the staples are the Bluegrass and Country genres / styles. They seem to be intimately connected though, so: How are they ...
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How well-known are the Manic Street Preachers in the US?

I'm an expat Brit living in the US and I've always been a big fan of the Manic Street Preachers, who are a Welsh band that are generally considered one of the best British rock bands of the 90s. Their ...
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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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Rio Bravo Opening Song name

What is the song name, in the opening of movie Rio Bravo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSqloJazgR4 It is playing from beginning to 1:05
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Identify this background music of a “Plesant Green” YouTube video

I’d like to know the title (or just a link) of the background music of this video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=ttzmM6U9VX0&t=9m45s The same music also plays at: https://youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Identify this piece of violin music

I've been watching this Chinese movie Together (released in 2002) about a young violinist, and I came across the ending of this concerto which I could not identify. Could some kind soul help to ...
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I need to remember this song please help me

it's an acoustic guitar song... slow in pace easy to play. the only lyrics I remember are, "I can not help her, neither should you" or something along those lines, I know it stars with (a confusing ...
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Does anyone know the BGM in this WatchMojo video?

I've searched forever through Shazam, Sound Hound, Google and other places to find the name of this Background music. Others have asked across 4 different videos and WM refuses to answer. It's ...
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soundtrack used by Jincheng Zhang [on hold]

Could someone please tell me the original name of this instrumental? I've been struggling to find the original for a long time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8n_9-B9nVM&list=...
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Identify the song used in this video clip

It's just a small part of a song in a video clip.
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Identify this Korean children's song

I've heard this melody many times: Can someone help me with identifying this song? As far as I know, this is a Korean children's song.
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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 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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What's the title of the 2nd instrumental song used in a YouTube video, “Minirig 3 vs Vifa Reykjavik Sound Comparison”?

In a YouTube video titled Minirig 3 vs Vifa Reykjavik Sound Comparison by techkiste.net, there are 3 songs played. What I want to know is the 2nd song that starts at 2:39-4:32. I'm pretty sure I've ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Metallica with Robert Trujillo singing but what is it [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Has Joe Satriani ever played “Speed of Light” live?

I could never find a Live performance of this track (possibly my fav among Satriani's works). Was it ever played live? If not - is there a reason for that?
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Need help to identify this baroque keyboard sonata

I only have the 25 seconds of a baroque piece. It sounds like harpsichord but I'm not sure and it also sounds like E minor. I have been looking for it for years no success. I tried to search E minor ...
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What is the track in the movie Burning (2018) used during the scene in the cafe?

It sounds similar to Noir Jazz - song starts at 48:40 of the film.
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Identify soundtrack from Visa Europe Slovakian ad?

Can someone please identify the song playing in the background of this Slovakian Visa ad Nová kampaň spoločnosti Visa vyzýva k platbám kartou alebo mobilom aj pri malých nákupoch?
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Identify soundtrack of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)”?

I've heard this classical music before, but wish I knew what it was. The music starting at 39:47.
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Missy Elliot's “Work it” lyrics meaning

My English teacher constantly referring to this song as female empowerment and feminism. But I just don't see how. How does the popular song of 2002 Work It by Missy Elliot refer to feminism or ...
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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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Genre for weird, obscure or underground music

I'm looking for obscure music. If anyone knows about an underground artist, or genre, I would be pleased to have your help. I'll take anything from any year or century, as long as it is complex or ...
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Which is the original song?

https://youtu.be/mFwFBxpaxR8 Jincheng Zhang has uploaded this music on youtube.It isnt available elsewhere on his channel on other accounts as well. Where has he copied from? What are the copyright ...
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Spanish-language song with the sound of rowing

I have downloaded this song from telegram with a strange name and no artist mentioned furthermore no sound recognition app could identify it . here is a link to the song, if anyone knows about this ...
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What was the purpose of the bar count in Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds?

On the collector's edition of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds, there are four tracks featuring guitarist Chris Spedding counting bars, apparently all through the entirety of the ...
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Identify the music video: colourless people find and study a colourful person

Help me identify this video: The boy is colorful like you and me, and the "colorless people are like black, white and grey". At the end of the video, she (artist / hidden colorful person) leads him ...
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Violin melody - 2/4 time, D major

I'm looking for a piece for violin and accompaniment (piano or orchestra, I can't remember). The violin has a tune which, as far as I can remember, goes like this. Neither http://www.themefinder.org/ ...
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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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Looking for a song which has a very similar music to this one (Rita by Akcent)

I've heard this song, but I can't seem to remember the name and artist at all. Artist is female, and that's the only thing I know. The music is very similar to this one, Rita by Akcent, (from 50th ...
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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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The First Day of University (Joana Ceddia YouTube Video)

What is the piece of classical music in the beginning? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIPaqFo0t3Y
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Recognize this Tyrolean tune?

This is a video I recorded during my trip to Val Gardena, Italy last July. These 2 young accordionists play a lovely tune in the weekly street market in St. Cristina. Do you know what is this tune's ...
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Songs played in art exhibition Open my Glade

Recently I visited the Louisiana art museum in Copenhagen and one of it's exhibitions, Open my Glade, by Pipilotti Rist. Several songs are played in it, of which I could identify only Spiracle, by ...

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