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Sat, Feb 4, 2017 3:14 PM

Live Poll: Instrumental Music you will never listen to the same way again

Films attend to use famous instrumental music into their scenes. 

Which instrumental music piece will you never listen the same way again? Thanks to these following movies.

 The Contenders: 

01: "Swan Lake" as used in Dracula (1931) 
02: "The Blue Danube" as used in A Corny Concerto (1943). 
03: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" as used in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). 
04: "The Blue Danube" as used in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). 
05: "Ode to Joy" as used in A Clockwork Orange (1972). 
06: "Symphony No. 7 in A, op. 92, 2nd movement" as used in Zardoz (1974). 
07: "Rhapsody in Blue" as used in Manhattan (1979) 
08: 'The Ride of the Valkyries' from "Die Walküre" as used in Apocalypse Now (1979). 
09: "O Fortuna" as used in Excalibur (1981). 
10: "Serenade For Winds" as used in Amadeus (1984). 
11: "Adagio for Strings" as used in Platoon (1986). 
12: "String Quintet in E, Op.11, No.5: Menuet Celebre" as used in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). 
13: "La traviata" as used in Pretty Woman (1990). 
14: "O Fortuna" as used in Natural Born Killers (1994). 
15: "Requiem" as used in The Big Lebowski (1998). 
16: "Waltz No. 2" as used in Eyes Wide Shut (1999). 
17: "The Gnossiennes" as used in Chocolat (2000). 
18: "Tristan und Isolde Prelude" as used in Melancholia (2011). 
19: "Má vlast" as used in The Tree of Life (2011). 
20: "Sarabande" as used in Barry Lyndon (1975). 
21: "Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana" used in The Godfather: Part III (1990). 
22: "Por una Cabeza" as used in Schindler's List (1993). 
23: "The Lonely Shepherd" as used in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003). 
24: Every song used in Fantasia (1940). 
25: "The Colonel Bogey March" as used in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). 
26: "Rebel Rouser" as used in Forrest Gump (1994). 
27: "The William Tell Overture" as used in The Lone Ranger films. 

The List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls033134589/#1

The Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/o5OKzmgCbQk/

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4 y ago

Dear DoctorBuster

I want to draw your attention to the fact that the music piece "The Lonely Shepherd" does not play with the fighting scene between The Bride and O-Ren Ishii. This scene is partially accompanied with an instrumental version of "Please don't let me be misunderstood".

"The Lonely Shepherd" plays with the scene where Hattori Hanzo hands the sword over to The Bride and with the very last scene of the movie.

Kind regards
Fae 

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I'm not using the exact images from the scene, I'm just using images to refer to the films themselfs.

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4 y ago

Title should be: Instrumental Music You Will Never Hear the Same Way Again

Question: Films tend to use famous instrumental music in their scenes. Which instrumental music piece will you never listen the same way again?

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4 y ago

This sentence: Thanks to these following movies. should be removed. It is a fragment and superfluous. See my comment above about the title capitalization - this is per IMDb requirements.

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Done. 

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4 y ago

I associate "Sarabande" much more with Redacted (2007) than with Barry Lyndon (1975).

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4 y ago

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Thanks for informing, I didn't see you had posted this. Thanks again, Dan. 

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DoctorBuster,

Thanks for providing a new image for choice #10.
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls033134589/#10

I will most likely vote:
Every song used in Fantasia (1940)

I first heard "Symphony No. 7 in A, op. 92, 2nd movement" when I saw Zardoz (1974). If you watch you may occasionally hear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Jonathan Batiste and his band Stay Human play a jazz version of this piece of music.

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4 y ago

Puccini's O Mio Babbino Caro has been used in tons of titles. For me, it = A Room with a View, but it might be a different title for others - Prizzi's Honor? Sing? Now You See Me 2? Mr. Bean's Holiday? Guys, listen and see which it is for you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyQ4vkTwc4E

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Thank for the comment, I've added a room with a view as well. 

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4 y ago

Shouldn't it be:
Which instrumental music piece will you never listen to the same way again?

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You are a correct. 

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4 y ago

'Really good poll. My vote: "Por una Cabeza."

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4 y ago

Good poll. Rather appropriately, I couldn't read it without thinking of the Billy Connolly line: "My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger."

FWIW, I'll now forever associate "Sarabande" with Dave Gorman's Found Poetry, but that's another matter...

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I Gibson,

I generally think of Looney Tunes whenever I hear the William Tell Overture. I've only had the good fortune of hearing the William Tell opera once.