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Italian language song featured in video about breadmaking

I am watching this amazing video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0p5zNpxxgok&t=910s please do you know the name of the song that is on the minute: 15:10 (minute 15 and second 10)
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Why do guitarists use different gear in the studio than when playing live?

Many guitarists (for instance Ian D'Sa) admit to using different gear in the studio. What are the reasons for this? All answers gave some info in general. Anyway Ian answered this question :) http:/...
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Anyone know why the riff at the start of 'Eye of the Tiger' has weird timing?

Does anyone know why eye of the tiger has a weird timing in the intro riff but doesn't have this in the outro? Basically the repeat(bars 9-12 with timing change at bar 10) is delayed by an 8th ...
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Can someone explain INSOMNIUM song lyrics for me

Can someone exaplain what this song's lyrics means: `Mortal Share In their lofty chambers dwell The sacred and divine Resting in seraphic bliss The timeless and sublime Far above the mortal sphere ...
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What is the music for this scene in Street fighter II?

In the European version of Streetfighter II Animated, what band/artist does the music for the opening scene with Ryu and Sagat?
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Dark slow hip-hop song (by the Game?)

I heard a song a long time ago and I think artist is the Game (Jayceon Terrell Taylor). I don't remember any lyrics but in song there was a part an old man mourning that keep repeating throughout the ...
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Meaning of Lyric No Love Allowed by Rihanna

I read the lyric of Rihanna song, No Love Allowed. But here's, I don't understand about the meaning of this part Fe fo fum like the sky is falling down on me Numb numb numb, he's so cold he ...
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Is there a base sample used to produce most of the UK Garage?

I just wondered, listening to quite some UK Garage (or UKG for short) the last couple of days, whether there is a common sample being used to produce that signature: "boom-tss-clats-tss-booboom-tss-...
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Historical “pop” music in Europe

Today, we have youtube, radio, TV, and background music in shopping malls -- all which proliferate our exposure to music. It's easy to measure weekly hit songs, based on listenership/requests of radio ...
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Tease of a fugue in Beethoven's Hammerklavier

There's a passage approximately two minutes before the main fugue theme of the fourth mvt. in Beethoven's Hammerklavier op. 106; it lays out a brilliant theme for a fugue which is thereafter never ...
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Why does a person like some songs and dislike others? [closed]

Can someone tell me why I like this track? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcZhJDUFb58 And why others like other tracks? I wish someone give me an answer, not a random explanation. are there any ...
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The Beatles' song “Yellow Submarine” sounds slightly off-tune on YouTube

Hope it is not extremely off-topic for I have no idea where to ask else... Listening to Yellow Submarine song my wife pointed that it sounds off-tune. I never thought of this (my ears are not as well ...
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Power Pop song - “Living in Boston… say hello, say hello”

This is a song I encountered on another song identification board, and it seems like it may have been sought for in a couple of other forums without luck. It was a modern power pop song, reminiscent ...
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Can you identify a specific song in this medley?

I've been trying to identify all songs in this stunning "medley" from Ludovic Beier presenting the renowned Roland FR-8X accordion, but I am specifically looking for the one at 21:04. I would really ...
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Medieval Music that sounds similar to opening of Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin?

I'm looking for medieval music that sounds similar to opening of Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin (the part without lyrics at the start): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW_7XBrDBAA Here's an ...
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The meaning of “Uptown Funk”

I have heard this new song titled Uptown Funk. I was interested in the line "Uptown funk you up". I tried Google Translate and did not get a meaningful translation. What does this line mean? And ...
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Why are specific parts to music not free?

I wanted to get my hands on the tuba part for Bruckner's 8th so I could study the finale. I found I could get the full score for free, but I had to pay for the singular part. I'm pretty sure that the ...
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Band recommendation for someone that likes: Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, etc [closed]

Band recommendation for someone that likes: Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, Sebastian Bach, Skid Row, Ramones, Sex Pistols and Foo Fighters.
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What era and/or genre do these classical pieces recorded by violinist André Rieu belong to?

What era do these pieces belong to? Links are to orchestral recordings by André Rieu. The Second Waltz Bolero Amazing Grace They are neither classic nor baroque, but are they romance ?
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The story behind TISM on Hey Hey! It's Saturday?

Many years ago the anonymous Australian rock group TISM (known for their satirical songs and over-the-top performances) appeared on Hey Hey It's Saturday, singing their song "Saturday Night Palsy". I ...
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Which works were the basis of J. G. Walther's organ transcriptions of concertos?

The German composer Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748) adapted about a dozen (mostly Italian) concertos for the organ. The only comprehensive list of these transcriptions for organ that I was able ...
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In Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the bird cry at 3:11?

During Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the coyote or bird call that is played at 3:11? What animal makes it? Youtube link provided below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEHsIcsjtdI
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Singing English song as a non-English speaker

I am not that good at English but me and my friends want to add English songs in our new album. 1.How do you think on that? 2.Could someone recommend me a website that we can buy lyrics? Thanks
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On lyrics of a Big Joe Turner song

Im trying to understand what is Big Joe Turner saying on blues on central avenue from 0:50 to 1:15. Here is the link: http://youtu.be/kOhxZ78p-rE This is what I hear: never had so much **** ...
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Rhythmic vocal traditions

Most musical vocal traditions seem to be melodic, i.e. singing. However, of course, rapping exists, which is rhythmic. The question I have is, what other musical vocal styles exist that are primarily ...
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Identification of classical music at end of BBC Einstein's Unfinished Symphony

I was watching BBC Horizon's Einstein's Unfinished Symphony. Being a classical music fan, i want to know which song is being played at the at the start of 46:44 till the end of the documentary. link- ...
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Discovering traditional international music

What are some good ways of discovering traditional music from around the world? When I try to find music from other cultures, I usually wind up finding: 1) Westernized pop music from those countries ...
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Looking for lyrics of a soundtrack from the movie A Clockwork Orange

I am looking for the lyrics to "Ode to Joy". A recording is at this link: https://m.soundcloud.com/user394434059/05-march-from-a-clockwork-orange-ninth-symphony-fourth-movement-abridged
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Soundtrack of The curious case of benjamin button

I am not able to find the soundtrack which is played in curious case of benjamin button movie,can any one suggest me where can i find that soundtrack this is the scene https://s-media-cache-ak0....
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Looking for songs with tension-building guitar hammer-ons

I recently first listened to 'Can't Stop' by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I really like how this song builds up tension in the beginning using a (I think) guitar hammer-ons technique. I could swear I ...
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Suggestions for books about surf music of the 60s [closed]

Can anyone suggest some books about surf music in the 60s? I've seen some books about individual artists, but would like to read something about the genre as a whole.
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Techno-House theme where interpreter naming Roman Emperors in the lyrics

I was reading this question on Christianity StackExchange and suddenly I remembered hear a song which: It was interpreted by a female (I suppose that by her voice). The music's genre was electronic ...
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Most studio album releases before finally scoring a number one album?

I noticed that Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers finally hit number one last year in the US with Hypnotic Eye, their 13th studio album. Is this a record? If not, which artist has released the most ...
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How is the program of the Vienna New Year's Concert decided?

On the Vienna New Year's Concerts of this century, how was it decided what pieces of music are performed? Does the conductor of the year simply decide on his own after he is chosen? Or do candidate ...
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What is Robyn singing in the music video for Royksopp's Monument?

Robyn visibly sings something inaudible to the listener 52 seconds in to the music video for Royksopp's Monument. It seems to bridge the gap between the official lyrics. What is she saying? https://...
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Can you convert recordings where certain instruments/parts are in left or right headphones only?

I'm actually have a tough time finding the right words for the type of recordings where you only hear a certain instrument (or part) in the left or right ear when using headphones. I find these types ...
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Looking for an old song about awkward speech, possibly named Cobwebs

This song is based on the hackneyed use of "like" and "umm" in our speech. It's an old song. I think it is called cobwebs but I am not sure and can't even find the lyrics over the internet. Any help ...
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What's the difference between experimental and avant-garde music?

As far as I know, avant-garde is about fusing different styles of music and adding different instruments, and experimental is just about experimenting with whatever the artist wants. Is avant-garde ...
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Song that plays over end credits of TobyMac's “First Noel”

At the end of tobymac's first noel, it plays another song. Do any of you know what it is? https://youtu.be/trxTCTUtSig?t=3m38s
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Are there any resourceful sites for finding album booklet scans? [closed]

I've been searching for a while now and haven't had any luck finding a site that's: Frequently updated Posts an entire album booklet vs. front/back or partial scans Aside from purchasing the album ...
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Who is the person referred to in the song “What One Man Can Do”?

The song "What One Man Can Do" (by John Denver) was sung about a person. Who is that person?
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Why are pianists included in The Carnival of the Animals?

In Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals*, the 11th section is entitled Pianists. This may sound like a silly question, but why are pianists included as part of animals? *(video with audio and sheet ...
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Why would a record label license a recording but not allow the performer to be named?

Today I was listening to a recorded lecture about the history of opera, which includes excerpts from performances. The professor mentioned after playing one excerpt that he regretted he couldn't tell ...
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Which is exactly the main use of the “VS.” label?

We have for this side, this order for a song name: Song Name (Original Producer vs. Remixing Producer) For another side we this one with the remix label: Original Producer - Song Name (Remixing ...
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Where can I find rankings of soundtracks?

I adore the soundtrack by Hans Zimmer and Bryan Adams (with S MacLachlan) from the 2002 movie Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, but because I only chanced thereon, I fear ignorance and neglect of ...
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Is this song considered a Bebop Standard?

The following song: http://youtu.be/RiF3t1rWBv8 Is "Wrapped Tight" by Hawkins considered a bebop standard? Is he the first one to record this song? Or was it recorded earlier?
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Coleman Hawkins and Mamie Smith

I've been listening to the 1966 album Wrapped Tight by Coleman Hawkins. After reading its Wikipedia entry, Scott Yanow mentions the following about the album: Hawkins's last strong recording finds ...
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Is this song swing?

Here is a song by Benny Carter, which I believe is originally from Duke Ellington: things aint what they used to be What is the style of this song? Is it swing?
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Guru Josh Project - Infinity 2008 meaning

Does anyone know meaning of the lyrics to the song Infinity 2008 by the Guru Josh Project?
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On free Jazz and Ornette Coleman

Why is Ornette Coleman considered one of the best musicians on the Jazz world? I have had the chance to listen to one of his albums, "The Shape of the Jazz to Come," and to be honest, I don't find it ...

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