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What kind of instrument/synthesizer did Finntroll use for 2012's “Under Bergets Rot”?

I'm currently on an adventure to find the best folk/black metal bands in Scandinavia and the rest of Europe. I have just come across the wonderful band Finntroll, which describes their music as "...
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Uncredited song from the movie "The Informer' (2019)

Recently, I've watched The Informer (2019) and heard an oddly familiar song. The song plays in the background of a warehouse scene, starting at 00:18:43. You can watch this scene on vimeo: https://...
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Are there any artists who have written original lyrics in languages they don't speak?

And no, I don't mean Pitbull saying "Uno, dos, tre, quattro". I'm wondering if there have been any instances of songwriters writing most or all of the lyrics to an original song in a language or ...
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What musical genre is Siamés?

What musical genre is this band? That's a question frequently asked. I heard many different opinions, but none expert. Some said new wave, others said funk pop. Other say "indie", but indie is too ...
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An instrumental from Forces of Nature with Brian Cox - BBC

Does anyone know what this instrumental is called? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG9TMn1FJzc&t=158s
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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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Different artists - same song titles? [closed]

Why does one artist often have songs with the same title as those of another? Examples are listed below: The One That Got Away was released by Katy Perry as a single from her 2010 album Teenage Dream....
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Cannot identify strange ‘ringing’ noise right towards the end of Mahler’s 8th Symphony

There’s a strange ‘ringing’ — best word I can use to describe the sound — right at the end of Mahler’s 8th Symphony, and I can’t work out if it’s woodwinds or another family, although it doesn’t sound ...
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Jazz and hip hop aren't genres but approaches to music?

I remember a friend of mine (who studied music) told me once: Jazz and hip hop are not really genres. But they are actually approaches to music. Have any famous jazz or hip hop artists held this ...
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Which whistle-like instrument is used in Caravan Palace's “Cotton Heads”?

I've been trying to transcribe Caravan Palace's "Cotton Heads", and have been failing to find an instrument that has the almost human whistle-like quality in the song. The instrument appears in the ...
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What is the music in Sarah Hughes's 2002 Winter Olympics ice skating video?

The video titled "Amazing Figure Skating Gold For Underdog Sarah Hughes - Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics" from the official Olympics YouTube channel shows figure skater Sarah Hughes's long program in ...
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Dream Theater - Through Her Eyes (live): What does James LaBrie say before the song starts?

I have been listening to Dream Theater - Through Her Eyes (Live Scenes from New York) for many years, but I was never able to understand what James LaBrie says just before the song starts. Here below ...
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Is there a music score search engine?

Is there a good search engine to find music based on the melody or score? I frequently find myself wondering what a certain song is for which I can hum the tune and I am wondering if there is a ...
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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 anyone help identify this song that I'm partly singing poorly?

Can anyone recognize this song, a part of which I'm trying to sing (really awfully) here? I remember hearing it in 1992. I understand that it must have been a Pop Love song, song by a male artist. ...
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Where is this “overused” piece of ending originated from? [duplicate]

Here it is: Here's an example video, jump straight to the end (at 11:07). It is literally heard everywhere, mostly used as an improvisation, e.g. to add a fun and humorous twist in any piece of ...
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Who is the 'Sandman' in America's song?

America was a band that was formed in the 1970's. The lyrics of their song Sandman are as follows: Ain't it foggy outside All the planes have been grounded Ain't the fire inside? Let's all ...
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When a conductor is conducting what musical line are they reading?

I’m really curious, when a conductor is conducting a piece on what line is he reading and analysing the music from? It would make sense for him to read the violins as they form the heart of the ...
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I can’t work out the instrument Stravinsky uses in “Pulcinella”

I can’t figure out what instrument is being used to aid in keeping his beat. It sounds like pizzicato on the cello, it’s too high for a double bass I think? You hear it at 1:28 and 2:01 for ...
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Why do Ultimate Guitar pro tabs sound artificial?

I'm new to playing guitar and wanted to learn guitar online. So I bought a subscription for Ultimate Guitar pro to start learning. But all the acoustic songs on the pro sound computerized. Is that ...
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Looking for verses to the refrain of “Hoch sollst du leben”

From my childhood in the 90s I remember that we used a song for the birthday celebrations at my elementary school that had the classic "Hoch sollst du leben" birthday song as a refrain and had two or ...
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Where can I listen to this variation of Rondo Alla Turka on TwoSet Violin's YouTube video?

At the end of the video People On Omegle Don't Like Violin by Twoset Violin, there is a variation of Rondo Alla Turka by Mozart. Can anyone identify who wrote this?
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Meaning of lyrics to Vangelis (Losing Sleep)

Could someone please enlighten me to the meaning of the lyrics to "Losing Sleep" by Vangelis (sung by Paul Young): Here are the lyrics: www.azlyricdb.com/lyrics/Vangelis-Losing-Sleep-294174
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Upbeat pop: “Show me that you love me, don't just say it”

It’s an upbeat kinda pop song and the only lyrics I can remember are these: show me that you love me ...don’t just say it. Tell me if I had nothing would you be there for me, nowadays it’s bout the ...
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Are there any ensembles that try to play as broad of styles of music as possible?

The Ensemble InterContemporaine plays contemporary classical music, countless orchestras play classical music, there are groups that play Chinese, Indian, Gamelan, jazz, and so on. Is there any ...
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Identify “lounge” or “jazz” album with French female whispering singer (1998-2005)

I'm trying to identify an album that came out around 1998-2005, by a French or perhaps French-Canadian woman. I would describe the genre as "Lounge" or "Jazz". The singing was unconventional - it ...
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Music video with a girl and a mud monster

The song is in English. A girl lives with a monster completely made of mud, they go together in the pool with him watching her swim from the stands. Things happen and in the end the monster is '...
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Any suggestion for my music taste considering my Last FM statistics?

I am an idealist, big metal head fan of Avantasia's band and translator giving Arabic rhetorical translation for several materials and doing song remixing and covering for Japanese, English, French ...
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Name of song based on remembered melody snippet?

I can’t remember a song I heard as a kid and made a short melody of what I remember from the song which I think is in the bridge https://youtu.be/KutZbmtiDyw It doesn’t sound exactly like that, the ...
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What are the 'Non-European' 'Classical' musics?

As a French, I've heard many classical musics so far, as instance, among plenty others: Symphony No. 40 In G Minor, K.550 — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 9 In D Minor, Op.125 'Choral': Ode to ...
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What song did Sir was use at the beginning of A Minor Life

Song - https://soundcloud.com/cityslang/sir-was-a-minor-life-1 The beginning of the track has a bagpipe song that I haven't been able to find on popular Bagpipe playlists or with Shazam. Does anyone ...
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What is the music played in Gravity Falls (the scene where Bill Cipher hits the Mystery Shack)?

What is the music played in Gravity Falls (the scene where Bill Cipher hits the Mystery Shack?. Shazam is too short to discover. No one in the comment section knew so I Guess I'd ask here.
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What classical scores did Charlie Parker study?

In the Miles Davis' autobiography, Davis talks about how Charlie Parker gave away his classical scores before he died a few days later. Does anyone know the specific names of these scores?
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Roger Miller “Doo Wacka Doo”?

I could have sworn that line was in the song "Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd" by Roger Miller, but I just listened to a recording and it wasn't in there. A Google for that lyric comes up with a ...
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I can't remember a song, whose video clip is weird

I can't remember a song, the clip of which had some mannequins without faces in place of people. Some of them, for example, represented a family at home (father, mother and son) sitting around a table....
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Looking for a disco song from late '80s to early '90s with lyrics “Keep dancing 'til the beat burns the house down…”

I am trying to find a song I used to listen to on a tape about two decades ago. Here are some of the chorus lyrics I remember: Keep dancing 'til the beat burns the house down Keep dancing 'cos ...
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Does anyone know the name of this song?

Hi, does anyone know the name of this song? Thanks!
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Was Pixies inspired by Rites of Spring?

I was listening to "Hey" by Pixies, and I noticed that the style was quite similar to that of Rites of Spring ("For Want Of" came to mind specifically). Both bands were active around the same time, ...
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Name of music instrument used in Don't Starve

If you listen to - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7b8JIOPEUk (0:57) and - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGO72jL7veU (0:22) and (although I think I made my point) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Song that talks about breaking up with someone before someone breaks up with you

There is a song that talks about "They told me to shoot first before you get shot" for a metaphor for people that break up before they get too close.
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Do you know what chinese song this is?

Been looking everywhere for the title of the first song in this video but I can't seem to find it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Why is the title of this song “Bad”?

If you twist and turn away If you tear yourself in two again If I could, yes I would If I could, I would Let it go Surrender Dislocate If I could throw this lifeless lifeline to the ...
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Help identify late 80s or early 90s New Wave single

It's a song that I heard on the radio in the car with my parents driving (USA), so it probably isn't an underground/obscure single or group. I remember the single was New Wave pop rock, the male ...
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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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What is the name of this song?

I've been searching for the name of the song in this video (vimeo link) for a while and I can't figure it out; Shazam, SoundHound and some other apps didn't know it, either.
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Trying to identify song about guy trying to get back with the girl after breakup

I've heard this song around 6-7 years ago. I haven't watched any video about this song. The song might be older. AFAIR The song starts with the singer who is drinking being helped by his friends. The ...
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Mozart as a Freemason [closed]

Mozart's opera 'The Magic Flute' is full of masonic symbolism. Freemasonry is all about 'brotherly love' and 'mutual aid' for fellow masons, yet Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in a pauper's grave with ...
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What are the lyrics to “Fiddle-Dee-Dee!!” by Plus-Tech Squeeze Box?

The Japanese electronic music band Plus-Tech Squeeze Box put out an album titled Cartooom! in 2004, with cover art reminiscent of the American animated series Dexter's Laboratory. The song "Fiddle-Dee-...
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What is this theme by Vivaldi called?

What is this piece by Vivaldi called? It's Exercise 97 in Noad's "Solo Guitar Playing 1" book, with no explanation other than "Theme by Vivaldi". You can hear a recording here: https://www.youtube....
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Can't remember the name/composer of this well-known classical tune

I try to find this tune but can't remember the name. Can anyone help? It goes like E5 D5 E5 C5 E5 B4 E5 A4 E5. I also tried to play this on virtual piano which I think might help.

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