The word "soundtrack" dates back to 1928, which is about the time that "talkie" movies were picking up momentum. Talkies were either presented with a sound-on-disc system or a sound-on-film system. With sound-on-film, the sound literally comes from a track on the film itself that contains the sound information, which was how the sound was able to be ...
It's called a Pastiche
A pastiche is a style of music [or art] that imitates the style or character of a piece. Unlike a parody, it celebrates rather than mocks the original.
Adverts and 'high number' cable channels keep hordes of composers in business by employing their skills at this 'style copying' rather than paying for the original music.
Licensing mostly. Artists often belong to different record labels, and their rights have to be negotiated. Labels could prefer to not the licence a song, in an attempt to sell their own material; single, album, EP, or compilation. Looking in an album leaflet, you might see artist x appears courtesy of x record label for certain licensed tracks.
Typically a busy film composer like John Williams will write a condensed score, also known as a short score. This will have at least two or three systems and contain all the important musical ideas, and probably a general idea of the orchestration. This will often be hand-written. He'll pass this to his orchestrators who then produce the full score.
The key words in the Wikipedia definition are "written", "recorded", and "synchronized". Live music to accompany a silent film is often improvised (rather than written), and it is (by definition!) never recorded or synchronized with the movie.
Currently, when you watch a silent film, accompaniment music is usually included as part of the film media or ...
Flower Girl was composed by Ryuji Iuchi
Receive a Skill to Succeed was composed by Takenobu Mitsuyoshi
Source: http://tk-nz.game.coocan.jp/ysmusic/yk-2/cd/cd_yk2_shm_ost.html (look for composer column)
Flower Girl - 井内竜次 (translates to Ryuji Iuchi)
受け継がれし技 (Receive a Skill to Succeed) - 光吉猛修 (translates to Takenobu Mitsuyoshi)
You can get to the same ...
According to its page in a wiki about videogame soundtracks, the songs are:
Cheb i Sabbah - Toura Toura: Nav Deep Remix
Expatriate - Killer Kat
Headland - Monster In a Shirt
Maximus Dan - Love Generation
Now It's Overhead - Walls
Pluto - Long White Cross
Push To Talk - Problems
Selasee & Makuma - Makuma
The Aggrolites - Funky Fire ...
It's probably a joke by arranger Chad Seiter, who also worked on the music for the 2009 Star Trek movie.
Jason Michael Paul and Nintendo proudly present "The Legend of Zelda:
Symphony of the Goddesses", a concert event that will take audiences
of all ages on a thrilling orchestral adventure through one of the
video game industry's most beloved ...
There are two that come to mind that fit this description:
"Yakety Sax" (originally recorded by Boots Randolph) is the most obvious and became a staple of "The Benny Hill Show" when he chased the ladies around at the end
"The Flight of the Bumble Bee" by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov is also often used to indicate fast-paced action in different contexts.
I am unsure about the first minutes of the music, but it seems consistent with this:
Army of Me [Sucker Punch Remix] - Björk (feat. Skunk Anansie)
Yes, I tried them all, one by one
My favourite place to browse music catalogues is rateyourmusic.com aka RYM.
Here is the album you're talking about. You can find related albums from the same genre on the site, browse top albums ranked by users, sorted by year/genre. You can also read personal reviews, lists and ratings, which I think is the most interesting part of RYM.
Well, luckily, someone posted an explanation in the comments section of the video "Serial Experiments Lain - Cloudy with Occasional Rain," so go visit it. - https://youtu.be/1TunrW7dRr0
"... the vocal is a prayer to the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
"Prasanna Vadanaam. Saubhaagyadaam Bhaagyadaam. Hastaabhyaam Abhayapradaam. Maniganai naa naavidhai Bhuushhitaam".
The wikipedia page for the Diablo II soundtrack indicates that the voices come from "Heart of Asia, Heart of Africa and Symphony of Voices" by Spectrasonics
A little more looking finds:
Heart of Asia
Heart of Africa 1
Heart of Africa 2
Symphony of Voices
Those pages list some of the sample sources, although to match specifically what is used in those ...
I believe that soundtracks are usually written as the movie is made, with input from the director. I think that synchronization occurs though cutting the footage of the film to make it match the music in length. You'll also notice that in most scenes, the music is not synchronized because there is nothing to synchronize it with, but a few scenes will stand ...
I contacted the producers and they informed me the song's title is Fear and Loathing In Long Island. They forwarded my inquiry to the artist and he sent me a link to the song at SoundCloud.com/stonahrob. I've yet to try the link, but I think this is a definitive answer to the poster's original question.
Almost always, with this type of show, the soundtracks are entirely sourced from Libraries.
Library music companies specialise in generic-sounding music catalogued by 'sound', 'mood' etc making it easier for program makers to source music for their production.
The titles are never credited on the show itself & with no title they become almost ...
My best guess is Sabre Dance by Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian.
By far his best known work, it hit number one on the US Billboard Classical charts three times in 1948 alone.
How did it became associated with chase scenes? It's a popular, familiar piece of classical music with a frantic, frenetic ...
This is Gymnopédie no.1 by the French composer and pianist Eric Satie (1866-1925).
Satie wrote mainly for the piano. Two of his sets of pieces, the Gymnopédies (1888)and the Gnossiennes (1889-1897) are by far his best known works.
As far as I can tell, Jincheng Zhang used the version of the piece available from the YouTube Audio Library. There's no ...
This is the Love Theme from the 1968 film Romeo and Juliet (your section follows an introduction in this video).
I was able to identify it by entering your notes into this app: http://www.melodycatcher.com/
The song "All For You" was a surprise inclusion over the opening scenes of Transformers 4. It was scheduled to be released on CD as part of the soundtrack, but the entire soundtrack got scrapped over licensing rights. As of right now, the only way to obtain it is to rip the audio yourself from the DVD/Blu-Ray. It's not commercially available in any format....
1. Check out some film music reviews
Movie soundtrack reviews can be found at these sites:
2. Check out some notable composers
Here are some the most popular film music composers:
James Newton Howard
3. Explore similar ...