Questions tagged [theme-music]

Theme music is a piece that is often written specifically for a radio program, television program, video game or movie, and usually played during the intro, during title sequence and/or ending credits.

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What instruments were used to record the Doctor Who theme -- originally?

We all know the theme music for Doctor Who has had the same tune and general sound since the show first aired in 1963, and has been rerecorded several times over that period -- most recently, when ...
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Who says what in the Babylon 5 Season 5 intro?

In seasons 4 and 5, rather then just one person speaking, a large number of people speak. Who says what in the season 5 intro?
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Japanese Wedding Chant from Ghost in the Shell

What more is known about the Japanese mythical and folk origins of the Wedding Chant in Making of Cyborg and Reincarnation, the main theme songs of Ghost in the Shell? Making of Cyborg is the amazing ...
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Have any of the Star Trek series themes ever appeared in-universe in an episode?

Each Star Trek show has its own theme music, played during the opening credits. Have any of these theme songs appeared in-universe, e.g. as music someone is listening to or as music a character is ...
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Did Hawkgirl in the DCAU ever have a musical theme?

Besides Hawkgirl, all the other founding members of the Justice League in the DCAU had a musical theme. Plenty of other DCAU characters had them too (Aquaman, Green Arrow, Supergirl, Batgirl, almost ...
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What does the line "Take me where I cannot stand" mean?

From Firefly's theme song: Take my love, take my land Take me where I cannot stand I don't care, I'm still free You can't take the sky from me. Everything's meaning seems pretty obvious, ...
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Similarity in the musical scores of Star Wars and Harry Potter?

Why is there such a similarity between the following two themes from Harry Potter and Star Wars? Hedwig's theme (Harry Potter): The Star Wars theme song, by John ...
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What is the name of the "polka style" music preceding the Waltz in Final Fantasy VIII?

Every fan of Final Fantasy VIII should know the famous ballroom scene. For a reminder, here is the opening video: Now the music starting at 3:05 is quite famous ...
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Why does the original Robocop trailer have the Terminator theme music?

Why does the original Robocop trailer have the Terminator theme music? Wikipedia and other sites confirm it, but do not explain why.