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Try on Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. The chord progression sounds similar.


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John Williams would almost certainly have heard Dvorak's "New World" Symphony, but it's very unlikely he deliberately copied it. This rising semitone motif has been used in numerous other works.


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Maybe you are referring to the first movement of Sibelius' 2nd symphony. It seems to be a motive that appears multiple times, such as here and here.


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Maybe you are thinking of the main theme from La Strada, a film by Federico Fellini with music composed by Nino Rota. https://youtu.be/CKLa8j06lkw At the beginning of this soundtrack you can hear a small part of the theme. The complete tune can be found at 1:24 - 3:00. From 4:12 till the end it returns with yet a different orchestration. Many other ...


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