All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
99 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

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.
1
vote
2answers
25 views

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.
3
votes
2answers
87 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
115 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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....
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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....
1
vote
1answer
502 views

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 ...
11
votes
1answer
208 views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
136 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
908 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
287 views

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 ...
10
votes
7answers
367 views

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 ...
7
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
210 views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

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.
2
votes
1answer
30 views

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
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

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:...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Classical strings - Nat Geo “How Stars Are Born”

A National Geographic video plays this classical music track in the background. Unsure if this "contemporary" music or not.... Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80eMTnnLjhs&t=1m13s
15
votes
9answers
5k views

Are the lyrics in “Teardrop” by Massive Attack “feathers” or “fearless”

OK, I'm changing this question a little bit since I've discovered a problem with the root of the question assuming the lyrics in the song are "feathers on my breath". Apparently this is a big debate ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

Can anyone identify this instrumental song used in G3 iMac commercials?

In a number of Apple's iMac G3 ads, they often played a chill instrumental piece which seems to have escaped identification (I've searched for it on a couple of music-in-ads sites and with Shazam and ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
49 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Does “ATLiens” by Outkast sample Doom 2?

The beginning of Outkast's "ATLiens" (from the album of the same name) has a sound effect which reminded me of the video game "Doom 2", especially the final level "Icon of Sin". The sample is at ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

Why the change to “Let us live to make men free?”

The 5th verse of the Battle Hymn of the Republic In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea With a glory in his bosom that transfigures you and me As He died to make men ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
687 views

How to deal with artists slightly modifying free-use songs and becoming the default Shazam/google/siri result for the audio?

Title is pretty wordy, so I'll begin with an example. Jincheng Zhang is an artist who adds slight voice-overs to popular free music, and often becomes the default result when you Shazam a song, as a ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

Who is the real artist behind this rock instrumental YouTube no copyright music?

Earlier when I was watching some random clips on YouTube, I heard a hard rock guitar instrumental section,which reminds me of Joe Satriani's playing style. In order to find this sound, I used the ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Are “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” and “Itsy Bitsy Spider” the same song?

I noticed when my baby sisters are listening to a certain melody, I start singing Itsy Bitsy Spider or Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. This makes me wonder if they are the same melody with different ...
4
votes
3answers
567 views

Why is 8:05 “time to rock”?

In Sammy Hagar's song "There's Only One Way To Rock" there is a line that goes: Now quickly, check the hands on the clock It's 8:05, it's time to rock So my question is: why is 8:05 time to rock?...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
467 views

Looking for the record store from MI: Rogue Nation

The opening scenes of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation feature a vinyl store with lovely old-school decor. Unfortunately, the store is an invention, and the location is a laundry in real life. Is the ...
1
vote
2answers
63 views

What genre is Old School Runescape's (MMORPG) “Book of Spells”?

I am looking for music similar to Old School Runescape's (MMORPG) soundtrack, "Book of Spells." These are two versions of this song:-- (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9U2BNjCbl8) (https://www....
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Why do Desmond and Molly Jones switch roles in the repeated final verse of Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da?

In The Beatles' song Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da, the last two verses are essentially the same except Desmond and Molly Jones switch actions. I've included a line by line comparison below with the differences ...
2
votes
3answers
141 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

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.
2
votes
2answers
369 views

Usage of headless guitars on reggae

I've seen many occurrences of live shows where musicians used headless guitars. This kind of guitar is not very common, but it seems particularly chosen by reggae musicians. Is there a trend between ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

What album was this?

Im looking for an album that predates 2007. Album cover: a woman walking on a city street towards the camera, wearing green or fishnet stockings. She might have had red hair. Genre: Electronicish ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

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 ...

15 30 50 per page