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NPR Instrumental from YouTube heard as background to kindergarten “planets play”

So I'm a pianist. For more than 7 years, there has been this one tune stuck in my head, and I have always wanted to know what it was, so of course, I played it by ear on a piano, and here's the ...
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Identify classical soundtrack of a British Airways documentary?

Could someone please tell me what the name of this classical music is in A Very British Airline - British Airways Documentary, Episode 3 at the linked time (55:36).
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Funk Bass Figures

So I was listening to a relatively obscure hit from New Brunswick made in 1965. The one thing I noticed about the song was that while it was clearly rock, the bassline was funky. As in, the bassline,...
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What's the name of this dramatic classical music piece?

So, I watched this video on Characteristics of doomed relationships by Business Insider, which is accompanied by very dramatic classical piece. What's the name of it?
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Disco/Funky song, maybe Sister Sledge from “Ecce Bombo” movie"

I need some help finding who is the artist and maybe also the title of this funky song. I took it from an italian film called Ecce Bombo, which unfortunately doesn't have an offical soundtrack, and ...
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Identification of Salieri Excerpt in “Amadeus”

In the famous asylum scene at the beginning of "Amadeus," Salieri plays two of his own melodies: one at 0:18 and one at 0:42. I have tracked down the second melody; it's an aria from his opera "Axur" ...
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What's this 90s pop song with a children's choir?

I have this song stuck in my head for, believe it or not, something like 20 years. Can you help me identify it? Thanks! It must have been popular (and probably released) in the 90s in Europe. The ...
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Which music platforms are commonly used in China to listen or/and buy Chinese songs?

I've been searching for a website where I can get a glimpse of the original quality of the song Shi Wo Zai Zuo Duo Qing Zhong (是我在做多情种) by Hu Yang Lin (胡杨林). After several hours of searching for the ...
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Who sings this cover version of The Police's “Every Breath You Take”?

This trailer for the movie Blair Witch/The Woods features a female cover of The Police's "Every Breath You Take". Who sings this cover version?
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Tie between Warning and American idiot?

Is there a tie between Warning , Shenanigans , American Idiot? The album Warning points to a story of kids being kids (think: Fashion Victim) while the album AI (American Idiot) points to the kids ...
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Find cause for record player noise

I've got a pretty new pro-ject turntable with a brand new Shure pickup. As soon as I select the source on my amplifier I get constant noise form the turntable. The player has been working fine on ...
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Music being played by harp player in subway

Does anybody know the name of the piece being played by a harp player in the subway, at the following link?
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What resources exist for compiling a list of solo piano works considered to be part of the “standard repertoire” or canon?

I'm attempting to compile a list of solo piano works considered to be part of the "standard repertoire" or canon. Does anyone have any tips on books, websites, journal articles, etc. that might ...
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Identify MM or MC pickup

I have an old turntable which I now want to connect to my amp via a phono preamp. It of course has inputs for both MC and MM pickups. Since I didn't buy the turntable or the pickup, I don't know which ...
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Electronic music inspired by Sci-Fi movies

As many other people I grew up watching science fiction movies and listening to electronic music, to the point that I developed a great passion about them. Recently I found out few songs which are ...
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Did Chopin request that his Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 (E minor) be played at his own funeral?

I have read in a couple of places that Chopin himself requested for his Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 to be played at his own funeral, but no citation was given. Now I know that the preludes No. 4 and No. 6 ...
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Spotify radio cannot hide songs?

I'm listening to a radio created based on one of my playlists. There are songs I don't want to listen to, so I was looking for some button that takes the song off my list. However, the "hide" button ...
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What song is this erroneously transcribed sheet music?

A question on Music Practice & Theory Stack Exchange asks how to read this weird sheet music: I think it is a known song! But I can't remember which one it could be. Especially the last 6-7 bars ...
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Why is unpitched percussion so dominant in music produced in the last century onward?

The motivation for this question is personal; I find unpitched percussion grating, and thus the way that I will pose the question will be colored by that. The prevalence of unpitched percussion is ...
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Identifying themes in Tsfasman's “Fantasy on themes from dance melodies by Matvey Blanter”

Lately, I've been learning "Fantasy on themes from dance melodies by Matvey Blanter" (Фантазия на темы танцевальных мелодий М. Блантера), a song written by Alexander Tsfasman. I'm interested in ...
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The two standard voices in Mexican music

Answering this question about nasal tones in popular music made me wonder. I've frequently heard songs from Mexico that pair two singers, one with a noticeably more nasal sound. For example: ...
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Why did Leonard Cohen laugh during the original First We Take Manhattan song but not in live shows?

In the original song, Leonard Cohen clearly laughs when singing about the monkey and the plywood violin. It can be heard here. However, in live shows (e.g. in London) he's not laughing at that point ...
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Why Ritchie Blackmore hated “When a Blind Man Cries”?

In wikipedia it is written that: Because guitarist Ritchie Blackmore disliked "When a Blind Man Cries", the band never played the song live during his stay with the band, with the exception of one ...
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What is the name of this piece that is played in several episodes of Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl?

What is the name of the piece that is played from 16:40 to 17:24 in the following episode? https://www1.cartooncrazy.tv/watch/pokemon-season-13-episode-660-memories-are-made-of-bliss/ This piece is ...
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Animated 1980s music video

There was a weird animated music video from early 80s involving farm animals. It included animals (Cows were one) copulating (seriously!) as well as adults doing the same (yep). Can’t recall the name ...
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What is this song called just from this recorded melody?

I really want to know the name of this song but all I have is the melody. I recorded it on my toy piano. I have no other way of trying to identify it other than I sort of know the melody but I can't ...
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Fast song in Victor Borge's “Page Turner” comedy routine

Victor Borge was a Danish musician who was also known for his comedy routines. Here he combines music and comedy in a routine based on a volunteer from the audience being unable to turn pages for him....
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How can the music at 1:20 of Ryoji Ikeda's 's superposition be classified?

I'm referring to the music at 1:20 of Ryoji Ikeda's superposition. Are there any modernist composers (preferably acknowledged by musicologists) who have composed this type of music? User Your Uncle ...
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Male/Female Duet 2000s - car or truck in the cold and snow

So my brother passed away in 2008. He was really into underground music and I’ve been trying to find a song that he put on a CD for me once. It was a duet between a male and a female voice. The ...
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What does “Cockroach King” really signify?

From the song 'Cockroach King' by Haken. Song ref: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQiF1NZMPEE Lyrics ref: https://genius.com/Haken-cockroach-king-lyrics The lyrics make it seem like 'Cockroach King' ...
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What is the song from The Umbrella Academy's 1st episode at 47′16″?

Please help me find out what song is playing at 47′16″ of The Umbrella Academy TV series's first episode: https://youtu.be/4n3mkb8WXvo It is not featured on its score by Jeff Russo and no info is ...
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Why is the band Persian Risk named as such?

I accidentally stumbled upon these guys on Spotify and couldn't help but ask why they chose to go with this name. The Wikipedia entry doesn't say much and a Google search brought nothing so I'll have ...
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Song ID: Piano intro

I'm trying to identify a particular earworm. It starts off with only piano as I've recorded here https://soundcloud.com/jm-roux-556361227/section1-piano-intro After this there's a few moments of ...
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Is “Nachts weinen die Soldaten” a hommage to “Es ist an der Zeit” or to “Green Fields of France”?

Today I listened to "Nachts weinen die Soldaten" (At night the soldiers are crying) by Saltatio Mortis. And I was reminded of "Es ist an der Zeit" (It's about time) by Hannes Wader. So my question ...
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Genre of Kyoko Suga's “Love, Two Love”

What is the genre of Kyoko Suga's "Love, Two Love"? I am trying to find more songs with this rhythm and arrangement style. Can you help me figure out what songs/genres have used similar licks and ...
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Roma 2018 - Alfonso Cuaron - beach wedding song

I'm trying to identify the title of the simple beach wedding music, performed by a local Mexican orchestra in Roma (the great movie on Netflix, Venice festival winner, from Alfonso Cuaron) It is not ...
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What is the ending music of Rick and Morty S3 E1?

I'm wondering what the music is at the end of S3E1, where Rick has his speech to Morty in the garage. I couldn't find this anywhere, and any of the songs that are referenced aren't the one I'm ...
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Song recorded off UK radio

Does anyone recognise this song? I tried shazam and sound hound. I can't really identify the words to try and find it through its lyrics. https://youtu.be/1pnZxUimvew
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What do you call a song that starts with its chorus instead of its verse?

I am listening to the bollywood song "Challa" from the movie: "Jab Tak Hai Jaan 2012". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a4izd3Rvdw At 00:28, I feel the song suddenly starts with its chorus instead ...
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A song where a girl is sent to isolation?

I don't remember everything about it, but I remember most of the video as if I saw it yesterday. Sadly I don't think it will help since I don't know the genre. So, I'm sorry. It was in a kind of ...
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Looking for song featured in Party Scene on the TV Series, Felicity (S1, E3)

I'm trying to identify a song featured during a dorm party scene of an episode of the TV series, Felicity. The episode it is titled, Hot Objects (1.03) and the party scene features several ...
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How can I locate old sheet music if I know the author, title and copyright info?

In doing research about one of my ancestors, I found a record of a hymn that he wrote and received a copyright for, back in 1914. I'm interested in locating a copy of the sheet music, but I have no ...
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Can these tracks be grouped under one Electronic music subgenre?

I'd like to identify the exact subgenre of the following tracks for a DJ set I'm developing. I feel I'd dance exactly the same way to each of these tracks. I'd like to find other DJ sets that sound ...
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Weird sound at the end of unforgiven II

At the last part of Metallica - Unforgiven II (5:46-5:49) there is a weird 'bubble-like' sound. it also sounds like some skype notification to me. does anybody know what makes this sound? as far as I ...
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Bon jovi documentary

Hi I'm looking for a great Bon jovi / Rock and roll documentary I saw in England in the noughties. I vaguely remember it focusing on Bon jovi but it had other bands talked about. I specifically ...
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Can you identify this somewhat old indie strings song? It was used in a custom texture pack for Minecraft 6+ years ago

This song was used in a DayZ themed Minecraft server back in (2013)? I believe the server was called either MineZ or InfectedRPG DayZ. It had a custom texture pack that I do not know the name of. The ...
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How do I find an obscure remix of a popular song?

I’m trying to find a version of “Bright” by Echosmith that played at JCPENNEY. It’s a little more techno and I think superior to the original. All of my searches on Shazam, google, YouTube, Spotify ...
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What song has the most *distinct* words in the lyrics?

I see that "Rap God" by Eminem is generally credited as the hit song with the most (1560) words in the lyrics, and one or two other less-known songs (such as "Animal" by Harry Shotta with 1771 and "La ...
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Stray sheet music

Hello, can anyone help me identify this piece of music? Thanks, Robert
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Unknown avant-garde piano song performed by Kyari Leen Alcantara

I have no idea what the title of this beautiful solo piano piece is. It kinda reminds me of an obscure avant-garde style. Here is the YouTube link: Kyari Leen Alcantara - Piano, Adult Recital, AUp

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