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What is the “MT” sound storage medium?

So on a 1986 Japanese CD I recently bought, there is mention of different formats of another album from the same series (see 1). I see the catalog numbers of the LP, the CD, and something they call MT....
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Why did Charles Ives believe that 'Prizes are badges of mediocrity'?

Source: Liner Booklet of this CD. The 'Introduction' on that page is the liner booklet. The Third Symphony was premiered in 1946 and won the Pulitzer Prize. Ives told the press ‘Prizes are badges ...
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Is there a streaming music service that plays music by year or decade (esp 60s to 80s) based on what was actually popular in the decade?

I find that most “decade channels” (eg 80s Music) play music based on a retrospective notion of the decade. In that, some songs are overplayed and some songs are forgotten. I want to (re-) hear the ...
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Does Asger Hamerik's 6th symphony have any cultural meaning?

I am thinking about using a tune from a relatively obscure symphony for a project (giving credit of course). But I first want to make sure it does not have an existing meaning associated with it. ...
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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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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 is the background of “Der Fischer und der Boss” by Reinhard Mey?

The german singer-songwriter Reinhard Mey has a song called "Der Fischer und der Boss", which translates to "The fisher and the boss". It tells the story of a fisher that sometimes goes out for ...
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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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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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Who stol' the 'lac?

Back in high school I was a huge fan of Dirty and their music video Hit Da Floe, which contained a skit titled "Who Stol' the 'Lac?". The music video explored 4 suspects in the theft of Big Pimp and ...
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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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Country/Western song regarding girlfriend who took dog and broke heart?

5 or 6 years ago my boss asked me if I knew of a country/western song sung by a man who described a lover who broke his heart and took his dog. I did not know of it (she thought I might only because ...
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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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Was Mary a prostitute in Queensrÿche's “Operation: Mindcrime”?

Queensrÿche in 1988 gave us the rock opera Operation: Mindcrime. It tells the tale of Nikki who succumbs to the underworld of crime. We learn of his love of a nun, Sister Mary, who later gets killed....
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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 song playing in the beginning of the official trailer of Netflix's film, “Beats”?

Does anyone know the name of the artist and song played at the beginning of Beats - A Netflix Film | Official Trailer and stops around 00:50? I have attempted to obtain the information from Netflix's ...
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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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Locating “Lost with a Camel” by SFC Brian Malloy's 168th Signal Desert Outpost

On an episode of Fleabag on Amazon Prime, a song was featured which I Shazamed as it was being played, identifying it as Lost with a Camel by artist SFC Brian Malloy's 168th Signal Desert Outpost on ...
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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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What is this smooth jazz song from around 1995 heard on radio, similar to Spyro Gyra?

I heard a smooth jazz song on the old KCJZ Smooth Jazz San Antonio 105.7 FM Sunday morning program back around 1995 and have been unable to identify or find it. I created a melody of how the song ...
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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 story of Widmann: Viola Concerto?

I have come across a video of the concert on Facebook. It said that the violinist starts screaming at some point during the concert, which is true. Furthermore, on Youtube, all the comments talk ...
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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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What is this album (martial-ritual-dark ambient)?

What is this artist and what is this album (see attached album cover)? Released, possibly in 2018. Genre (just about): ritual, dark ambient, martial, possibly dark folk.
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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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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 ...
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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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Piano waltz from “The Conservation of Iron Workers” video

Can someone please point out the name of the piano piece in the link? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5hCHBs4MSE Thank you very much.
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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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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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What features make up a genre?

I'm trying to make a list of features songs have such as BPM, Rhythm, Time signature, etc. I need features that are measurable.

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