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#2085997 - 05/20/13 09:05 PM Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name?
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It starts when you load this webpage. I've heard it in many TV shows. It's a huge cliche. Does it have a name?

http://robohunter2.hostzi.com/play.html

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#2086000 - 05/20/13 09:07 PM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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I haven't got the name, but that sure is a weird site you sent me off to. What the heck is it? wink
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#2086003 - 05/20/13 09:09 PM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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Creepy, isn't it? It's an old game I used to play many years ago. That music used to freak me out.

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#2086018 - 05/20/13 09:24 PM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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It's two chords with a mediant relationship. Used all the time and probably improvised/composed specifically for the game.

LH:

C# G# A A E F C# G# A A E F

RH:

rest E C# rest C A rest E C# rest C A

Over and over again...
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#2086021 - 05/20/13 09:26 PM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: Kreisler]
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Originally Posted By: Kreisler
probably improvised/composed specifically for the game.



Don't know about that. I've heard this all over the place. It's a super cliched track.

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#2086058 - 05/20/13 11:47 PM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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It has a bit of a 1960's spy show vibe but I can't place it to one in particular.
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#2086066 - 05/21/13 12:12 AM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: Kreisler]
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FWIW I've never heard this thing in my life grin ....and I think it sounds right what K said: This is 'nothing' -- something that was just created for this genre. I might think otherwise if it seemed at all familiar from anything else, but it doesn't.

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#2086070 - 05/21/13 12:50 AM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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Originally Posted By: JoelW
Originally Posted By: Kreisler
probably improvised/composed specifically for the game.



Don't know about that. I've heard this all over the place. It's a super cliched track.


Maybe so. I guess it could be from a media library or something like that.

Could you post some other examples? Maybe if we heard the complete piece it'd be easier to place...
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#2086093 - 05/21/13 02:37 AM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
FWIW I've never heard this thing in my life grin ....and I think it sounds right what K said: This is 'nothing' -- something that was just created for this genre. I might think otherwise if it seemed at all familiar from anything else, but it doesn't.


DITTO. thumb

This is simply derivative of (copied or adapted from) the "type" of music that used in old TV spy shows (i.e., Mission Impossible, etc.).
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#2086105 - 05/21/13 03:33 AM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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It sounds like the kind of earworms I try to kick out of my head sometimes. ha
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#2086127 - 05/21/13 05:45 AM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: Kreisler]
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Originally Posted By: Kreisler
Originally Posted By: JoelW
Originally Posted By: Kreisler
probably improvised/composed specifically for the game.



Don't know about that. I've heard this all over the place. It's a super cliched track.


Maybe so. I guess it could be from a media library or something like that.

Could you post some other examples? Maybe if we heard the complete piece it'd be easier to place...


That's the thing. Now that I think about it I realize that it's probably not a piece. Just something from a media library, like the "Wilhelm Scream" that you hear in just about every action movie.

Guy in the background gets shot, GAAAHHHHHH!!!

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#2086275 - 05/21/13 01:59 PM Re: Okay, I KNOW you know this piece... anyone know the name? [Re: JoelW]
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the link does not seem to work any more

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