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Songs similar to 'Tuyo' from Rodrigo Amarante

Note that Rodrigo Amarante, is a Brasillian singer who usually sings in Brasilian portuguese, but sings in spanish on this song. I think the genre is Latin America Bolero. The song is in 4/4 time but,...
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Genre identification: "Honor for All" by Jon Licht and Daniel Licht

So, I'd probably put this song under Rock Progressive Rock Symphonic Rock If you're looking for more like it, maybe try Progressive Rock / Progressive Metal, there are plenty of bands that overlap ...
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Genre of soundtrack music for small remote desert towns?

That's some good ol' country blues. Compare these examples (literally the first two that came up in a search for that term on YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-kH82K8dCs https://www....
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Genre of song where instruments are replaced by vocals

This is a capella music (often rendered in recent times as acapella). The original phrase is an Italian music term meaning "in the style of the chapel," but the English meaning is "music without ...
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Jeremy Gratton - Stillness And Forgiveness, what type of music is this?

Original answer March 2016, edited June 2020 to deal with dead link and correct track name. The album notes for "Manic Melancholy", originally found on the now defunct Jeremy Gratton website, mention ...
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Identify the genre of this Borderlands soundtrack?

I asked Raison and he said the vocals were Tuvan Throat Singing:
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What is the name of music genre that makes music from cups or human body sounds?

This is called body percussion. It's not a genre per se but it's often found in modern acapella (see Genre of song where instruments are replaced by vocals for more).
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Genre of music used in old Amiga demo videos

Chiptune is a modern music genre inspired by the songs that played on classic video game and computer consoles like the Amiga. It uses the same kind of crudely synthesized electronic sounds featured ...
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What's the music genre called - Assassin's Creed Agnus Dei

I'd say it's a modern take on Plainchant / Gregorian chant: solo voice, modal harmonies, long melody lines. If you're looking for similar, you can either go for the original - something like this ...
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What is the genre of the Ievan Polkka?

The melody the song uses is often found as "The Finnish Polka". It can be classified as "Scandinavian Folk" or "Nordic Folk". The tune itself has also been adopted by some Celtic musicians, so you ...
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Music using orchestra with a singer and a pop/rock/jazz song's style?

There are several different genres that use orchestration. If it's jazz, we generally call it "big band," although there is also something called "orchestral jazz", as well as wide repertoire of jazz-...
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What genre would Jeff Wayne's musical adaption of "The War Of The Worlds" fall in and where can I find more?

Thanks for reminding me about this rather brilliant work which I haven't heard in a long time. Now, genre classification is always a tricky business and this piece is indeed hard to classify, as it ...
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"Cantina Band" Genre Question / Similar Music

I think you can search for Jazz, Swing music. For these two particular songs, I also think of Gipsy Jazz or New Orleans Jazz. I can suggest these two collections: Best of Swing Jazz (more classic) ...
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"Cantina Band" Genre Question / Similar Music

The reason "disco" came up in your search is there is a very popular disco cover of this particular song. You are correct, however, that the original style is not at all disco. I've seen the genre ...
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Identify the music genre

Beautiful blue sky - Ought - Post Punk The leanover - Life without buildings - Indie Rock with post punk influences 0:30 Gleiches Ambiente - Die Goldenen Zitronen - feels like Avant Garde but I'm ...
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Which music style is King Herod's song supposed to be?

It's Ragtime, though there's a dependence on how much the piano dominates the arrangement over the horns. Once the horns & woods [clarinet etc] start to take over, then it becomes more Trad Jazz, ...
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Genre for weird, obscure or underground music

You may be looking for "outsider music". Daniel Johnston, who passed away earlier this week, was perhaps the most famous modern "outsider artist." Outsider music (from "outsider art") is music ...
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What type is that piece from Kent movieclip?

Descriptively this composition technique is sometimes referred to as "staggered", "layered", or "delayed" entrances. I'm not aware of a general term for music that ...
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What style of jazz piano is this?

The first thing to point out is that this is a ballad and there are no improvised solos on this song, just the melody once through, then back to the bridge to the end. So the only improvisation comes ...
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Strange genre with fast beat and odd sound effects (Boomerang Lunchbox ad)

In its spirit, this music reminds me of Pierre Henry's music, the most famous piece being "Messe Pour Le Temps Présent": If this is indeed what you are ...
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Genre of Diablo 1's OST and music of a similar kind?

In short, his music is "Classical Instrumental". It can also be categorized as "Classical Video game Soundtracks". Overall, you would probably be best suited to checking out the Classical Genre. ...
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What kind of jazz (subgenre) does jazz24.org play?

This is no one subgenre, but there are definitely parameters. It's basically mainstream jazz of the years after Dixieland went out, but before smooth jazz was invented. There's a lot of swing, some ...
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What genre is the music of Fetty Wap?

From this article http://masetv.com/fetty-wap-names-gucci-mane-as-influence-behind-his-ignorant-rb-music/ he refers to his music as "ignorant R&B" The Awards and nominations chart below on ...
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Country song, c.1999 - "Love is ___"

Clint Black is an american country singer. His song 'Something that we do' was released in 1997 and contains the lines Love is wide, love is long Love is deep and love is strong Love is ...
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Is Vocaloid some new style or music genre?

Vocaloid is a singing/voice -synthesis- (or emulation) software, which as it implies does not just consist in sound banks but voice synthesis algorithms that can be used with different kinds of voice. ...
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Meshing Music and ASMR

The generic name for it is ambient but it is also noise (in a good way). You could look up some ambient techno as that answers some of what you are looking for. There are a couple labels out of ...
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What makes music good to study by?

There is a well established link between musical and mathematical aptitude. Anecdotally, I've also found that a surprisingly high percentage of programmers are professional or amateur musicians. ...
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Genre of "Bourbon Street" (Tuohy), "Save My Soul" (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), more

These songs are all modern variations on the early jazz styles that came out of New Orleans in the 1920s and 30s. The vocal style is "jazz singing" or "vocal jazz". Billie Holiday is usually ...
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How does one characterize or classify the patriotic music in American films & TV?

If you listen closely, behind the heroic-sounding brass instruments there are sneaky snare drums. These are all military marches, just played much slower and super poignant-like. A march, as a ...
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Genre of "This Loneliness" from *The Godfather* (Carmine Coppola)

I think what you are looking for is a solo piano instrumental nostalgia standards ballad, which isn't necessarily a recognized genre, but it is a findable type of music. Basically, "nostalgia" ...
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