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XOIIO's avatar

What is this dramatic song?

Asked by XOIIO (18328points) July 1st, 2011

What is that dramatic songused sometimes in commercials and movies, that builds up intensity and kinda goes

duun dun – dun dun dun dun – dun dun- da dun da dun da dun da dun da dun

Yes,I know that sucks

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FutureMemory's avatar

Find a youtube clip for us.

gailcalled's avatar

Theme from “Jaws”?

Opening of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony?

Strauss’s “Thus Spake Zarathustra”?

Aethelflaed's avatar

This is Richard Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001 Space Odyssey opening theme).

poisonedantidote's avatar

Hahahaha, yes… I too searched for this song title for years, also by asking people if they know the name of the duun dun dun dun song.

It’s called Caramina Burana – O Fortuna

XOIIO's avatar

@FutureMemory I cna’t thats the problem.

@poisonedantidote nope, its starts out kinda slow but then picks up really quickly.

XOIIO's avatar

@poisonedantidote dang nope. Its got really big hits in it, and it does have sort of a choir that goes to the pattern thing I put up and the music goes with it.

XOIIO's avatar

It’s been used in commercials talking about revolutionary technology or something like that, idk

YES! First one in this XD

Aethelflaed's avatar

Ride of the Valkeries?
William Tell Overature?
I’m actually kinda surprised it’s not Also Sprach Zarathustra, that one’s so big for commercials.

poisonedantidote's avatar

Info that can help:

- How does it sound? classical? modern? period?

- What instruments are used in it

- Any lyrics?

- Male, female or combo vocals.

XOIIO's avatar

This is it exactly, what I mean by the slow start. That first link is slightly


Nullo's avatar

“Requiem for a Dream,” by Clint Mansell. Written for the movie by the same name.
The movie doesn’t look very good, IMO.

XOIIO's avatar

@Nullo yeah but the song is epic

SavoirFaire's avatar

The song itself is called “Lux Æterna.” It is one part of the score for Requiem for a Dream, which was performed by the Kronos Quartet. The entire piece can be found here.

@Nullo The movie is actually quite good, though a bit disturbing.

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In the hall of the mountain king

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