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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 ...


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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. After ...


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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.


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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 ...


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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.


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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 ...


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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 ...


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As user1556814 mentioned, this is a Song from System of A down, but on another album. It is Track Number 7 of the Album 'Toxicity', called Bounce. Could not find a studio version on youtube, but you can find some live versions: Bounce - System of A down the part used in your video starts around 0:22 I remembered it, because it is the track right after ...


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That's Junior Senior – Move Your Feet, originally released in 2002 in Denmark, and becoming a huge hit across the world the next year.


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I don't have time to verify, but I think the band is 'System of a Down'. Look at their main titles to check it out, especially in album 'Mezmerize' if my guess is correct: System Of A Down - Mezmerize (Full Album) Don't be fooled by the start of a song, because their songs are usually fluctuating, so the passage is probably hidden!


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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) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLab8PWsZKg Sources: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sucker_Punch_(soundtrack) IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0978764/soundtrack Yes, I tried them all, one by one ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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I think this is the "Nimbus 2000" theme: wikipedia ref on all themes YT Orchestra version Google search for "Nimbus 2000" "sheet music" should lead you to what you're looking for


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I did some digging because it sounded familiar to me from when I used to play in a string quartet. It's Shostakovich's String Quartet No.3 in F Major, more specifically, the opening of the 4th movement.


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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....


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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.


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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 ...


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Found it by the way, its called Demilitarized Zone by Ethan Meixsell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P44UkFlTc8


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I asked Raison and he said the vocals were Tuvan Throat Singing:


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I believe the tune in that extract is "Ezio's family" by Jesper Kyd, who composed the music for AC 1 and 2 I don't believe the structure or composition techniques of the extract have anything particularly to do with Rennaissance. More about evoking a mood, I think. Renaissance music may evoke a mood, but that isn't usually the primary purpose. So far as I ...


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The last facet of Lords of Thunder, but absolutely positively not the least, is its aural experience. Though the sound effects and all are good standard fare, the immediate standout of the sound design is the music. Produced by T's Music (http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/lordsofthunder/lordsofthunder.htm) Their website: http://www.tsmusic.co.jp/


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It's "Are U Man Enough" by Olive Musique.


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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.


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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 ...


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Classically speaking, this is an ritardando, a gradual slowing of the tempo or more specifically, an allargando, which additionally implies an increasingly broader, more stately sound, followed by an accelerando a tempo, a quick return to the original tempo. There's a much more subtle variant of the same technique employed at the end of the introduction, ...


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