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What instrument makes the lowest note?

The lower limit of human hearing is roughly 20Hz. There are a few instruments that can play even lower notes than that, but you'll almost always hear something because you are hearing the overtones. ...
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Squeaking of guitar strings

No - it's not intentional as such, it just happens - but keeping it in the recording is a deliberate decision. Guitar strings will squeak to a greater or lesser degree. Nylon ones can be very squeaky,...
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Instrumental music meanings

You're asking about current popular music, but this question was a famous discussion in and around the 19th century in terms of "classical" music. Program music attempts to "tell a story" of some ...
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Instrumental music meanings

The meaning of instrumental music is in my opinion deeply connected to the perception of life in general. For many different people usually have very similar feelings about an instrumental piece, the ...
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Steve Vai logo meaning

Literally, it reads "V. A. Eye". Steve has been somewhat elusive on the whole meaning, but he did submit this answer to a question asked on his website: “If you research metaphysics you will find ...
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Steve Vai logo meaning

Easy... it's Alchemy. His birthday is June 6, 1960. That makes him a Gemini sun and Scorpio moon. Scorpio is a water sign, and the "V" in the logo is the glyph for water. Gemini is an ...
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Instrumental music meanings

Simply put “Things Left Unsaid”, is the first track off of Pink Floyd’s final attempt, “The Endless River”. From “Things Left Unsaid” unto “Louder than Words”, the whole album consists of mostly ...
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Is this string instrument making a trill sound?

This is not a trill, but a tremolo or "trembling sound". It has the effect of a single sustained note, but it is caused by bowing back and forth very rapidly, and with very small motions.
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What is the exact name of a voice free version of a vocal music?

You can look for "Instrumental Version" or "Karaoke Version". In the reggae world, these tracks, often on the B-side of a 7-inch single, can be referred as "Version", "Dub", or "Riddim". off topic: ...
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Where else to find Bruce Fox-Lefriche's arr. of Bach's BWV 565 for solo violin?

Bruce Fox le Friche is on the teaching staff of the Conservatoire de Bourg-en-Bresse. See under "Pratiques collectives vocales et instrumentales" : he is one of the organisers of the string orchestra. ...
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Help identifying this piece of music

This is the second movement of Beethoven's Symphony no.7 in A major.
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Instrumental used for "Devotions" on WBAL-TV 11

I couldn't place the specific song in question as I listened to it, but it appeared to be an accompaniment track that is absent of the main melody. Such tracks were meant to be played back in support ...
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Instrumental music meanings

When I think of meaning I think of something specific. So music without lyrics or words or titles or any type of literal reference does not have any specific meaning, to me. There is definitely ...
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Who's the composer of "Wanted"?

Doogy Degli Armonium - Wanted 1976 Made By – EMI Italiana S.p.A. Published By – La Voce Del Padrone Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Italiana S.p.A. Written By – Franco Zulian
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What is the english translation of dialogs spoken over this song?

Female Voice: 4:38 It didn't start today (It's been happening for a while) Male Voice: 4:40 What? F: 4:40 I'm losing sensitivity to hot and cold M: 4:42 Why are you silent? F: 4:43 I just feel ...
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Does the written music exist?

I doubt (but wouldn't know for sure) it has ever been published as a score, even if there was an original written score from the composer. It was recorded for the library music production company ...
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Modernist piano excerpt (Ravel? Debussy?) from "Dialogue entre Jean-Pierre Serre" video

This excerpt is from the piece "Laideronnette, Impératrice Des Pagodes" by the French composer Maurice Ravel (from 0:40 in the Youtube link).
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Identify the music on Australian advertisement for Sidchrome spanners

I found it on youtube by accident. Not the advertisement, but the actual piece. It's Bach's Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041. Here's a recording, with the musical score scrolling as it goes so ...
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Sites for licensing of Meditation sounds and music

You can get royalty-free music (even for commercial use) under a creative commons license from Incompetech. Note: if you want to use the music for free they do require attribution. Or go here for a ...
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Purchase Original Backing Tracks without Lead Vocals

You'd probably have better luck searching for a karaoke version - one re-done by someone else to sound like the original. Try Google The only record label I'm aware of that has released original ...
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What kind of brass instrument plays the intro on Hypnotic Brass Ensemble's Spottie?

This instrument is called Sousaphone. You can check the credits on Discogs and see there is no bass guitar. Baritone Saxophone – Uttama Hubert Drums – Eamonn Hall Sousaphone – Tycho Cohran ...
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Help to identify this song from "Richard Pryor Omit the Logic" documentary

Adam Dorn aka Mocean: Richard Pryor - Omit The Logic Score Track #6 - Richard Dies Listen here
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Instrumental: lead guitar, orchestral accompaniment

La Reine De Saba by Claude Ciari. You can listen to a sample here.
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What is the name of this demo song for this keyboard?

The song is "All Kinds of Everything". It was written by Derry Lindsay and Jackie Smith and, performed by the Irish singer Dana, it won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970.
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Looking for the title of this may be Mexican music

You are looking for the crown jewel of the Mexican repertoir: Huapango, composed by José Pablo Moncayo. The violins start playing the theme of your first two lines right after the 1 minute mark in ...
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Hip hop instrumental track used on "Freerunning Bangkok's Ghost Tower" video

This song is from the music Library Epidemic Sound and is called Big Plans, by Jan Chmelar. The genre is 2000s Hip Hops and the tag is "Chasing", with 100 bpm and "High" energy, so it fits well the ...
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Need to find out what piano instrumental this is

After looking at other sites, I finally found it. Music Box Dancer. Thanks for anyone listening and trying to help.
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Genre of ominous music used for anime cutscenes when the villain approaches

I think your best bet for characterizing this genre is as "industrial," possibly with the modifiers "soundtrack", "epic," "orchestral", "hybrid" or "steampunk," depending on which tweak brings you ...
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