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"Moderato. N. 3" piano piece

At the bottom of that sheet the publisher information is given: "U.E. 161". U.E. is short for Universal Edition. At their webpage, they have a catalogue. Searching for number 161 leads to ...
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What piano piece is this?

This is Ludovico Einaudi - Divenire, the quoted part starts around 2:00. A friend of mine plays this song. The original is much faster than the recording you supplied.
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Identify Chopin Prelude or Rondo from sheet music snippet

It's Chopin's Prelude in B-flat minor, Op. 28, No. 16. Here's a video where it's performed just plain too damn fast.
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Sample of a (seemingly) classical piano music I cannot recognize

This is Mendelssohn, Lieder ohne Worte, op. 53 no. 2 (a.k.a. "Song without Words" #20), compare youtube.
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Can someone identify this classical track?

I think I actually found it: It's Chopin's "Nadia Elle Nocturne Op.9 No1 in B Flat Minor"
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Identify the number of 11 Beethoven piano sonatas

It's unclear if you're looking for the opus numbers or the numbering from 1 to 32, so I'll offer both. In order: 4 (Op. 7) 9 (Op. 14, No. 1) 15 (Op. 28) 9 (Op. 14, No. 1) 8 (Op. 13) 5 (Op. 10, ...
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Please, help identifying a classical(?) piano piece

Wow, Shazam is all over the place. Not only is the piece not Chopin, his Op. 8 are not either of his two sets of etudes, and the Nos. 9 from both etude sets are in completely different keys, neither ...
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What does the melody sound like in "This Life Is Lost" from Dr. Peacock & Sefa?

Based on information on whosampled.com and this music website - (as translated by Google) Dr. Peacock and Sefa's "This life is lost" samples a piano melody by Ludovico Einaudi, called Una Matina, ...
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The name of this classical piano song

It sounds like Mozart's piano sonata in A minor (K310). Link (Youtube).
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Identify this Chopin snippet from Yale's 'Listening to Music' course

The extract is from the third movement of Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No.2 B-flat minor, Op.35. The sonata was published in 1840, but Chopin had composed this movement at least two years earlier. ...
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How is one to enjoy listening to the piece "Epigrams: I. –" by Elliott Carter?

The American composer Elliott Carter (b.1908) composed this piece, one of the twelve "Epigrams" for piano, violin and cello in 2012, shortly before he died. He was one of the most highly regarded '...
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Can anyone Identify this Piano Music?

This is "Nuvole Bianche" by Ludovico Einaudi. A Recording on YouTube Composer information on Wikipedia
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Brendan Kavanagh Piano video: "Guy in blue..."

The tune is generally known as the CanCan. It was written in 1858 by a nineteenth century German-born French composer of light opera called Jacques Offenbach. The tune took on a life of its own ...
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What is the most accurate and if available complete book of beatles sheet music for piano and/or guitar?

Regarding accuracy and completeness, the best source, hands down, is The Beatles: Complete Scores from Hal Leonard. The main drawback is the relatively small print—it's not a score you can put on a ...
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Quiet solo piano piece in Youtube video

The music is Seven Color Pieces: No.6, Blue by Olga Papikian. I have not been able to locate the sheet music for this, either to buy or to download for free.
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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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Musicals with ragtime songs?

At the risk of being a little bit on the nose, how about "Ragtime" from the musical "Ragtime"? http://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0055431 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eWbIsYtDFKY
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Piano piece from Jay Chou movie

It's definitely in the style of Chopin, but I don't recognize it as Chopin. The soundtrack only lists one Chopin piece (Op. 10, No. 5) as part of a "piano battle," but this isn't that piece. All ...
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Piano arrangement identification from one measure of sheet music

The OP of the Music.SE submission provided an answer in the comments there, so I'll share it here to at least take this post off of the "unanswered questions" list: The piece is an arrangement (by ...
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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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What is the song from The Umbrella Academy's 1st episode at 47′16″?

It's Mom and Lonely Kids, as posted on Jeff Russo's web site.
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Identify piano classical song

It's from Yann Tiersen's Amélie soundtrack. The title is Comptine d'un autre été, l'après-midi. Listen here.
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What is this composition played in a J. P. Seeburg Orchestrion "H"?

The music is taken from the opera "Norma" by Vincenzo Bellini. This arrangement is called "Fantaisie brillante sur 'Norma'", opus 65 by Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach (1817-1891). Here you can find the ...
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Why is C Sharp Minor rarely used by anything else other than the Piano?

C-sharp minor is not a particularly rare key. If we take the Wikipedia page Compositions by Key, count the compositions linked and turn this into a table we get the following: (Note: this data is ...
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Ennio Morricone's Ancora Qui first seconds

The first few notes originate from "Für Elise" by Beethoven, see Wikipedia for a recording
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What is the genre / style of this song and songs like it? Short Piano Notes on every beat in background

In it's broadest sense, the term for this kind of repetitive accompaniment is ostinato: a repeated bass figure over which a melody occurs. Ostinato, however, can refer to a whole repeated sequence of ...
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"Mignon" in Robert Schumann (Album Für Die Jugend Op.68 and Requiem für Mignon, Op. 98b)

Mignon is a character created by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and who inspired music by Robert Schumann and also Franz Schubert. She is a tragic figure, appearing also in Goethe's poem "An Mignon&...
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Information on a Fats Waller performance of Ain't Misbehavin'

This version was recorded for the 1943 movie "Stormy Weather", most likely at the 20th Century Fox studios The personnel (according to Discogs is: Fats Waller - piano/vocals Gene Porter - ...
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Intro similar to Nightcore's "Wrong Side of Heaven"

OP found the answer and wrote it in the question. Here it is: First of all, allow me to thank you for your answers. The one I was looking for is this Helena Paparizou' Teardrops.
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Intro similar to Nightcore's "Wrong Side of Heaven"

As mentioned by suraj there is the original by Five Finger Death Punch, but the piano melody also, in my opinion, sounds similar to the intro in Everybody's Fool by Evanescence. Sources: https://www....
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