Wat is the name of this classical song?!!?

Wat is the name of this classical song?!!?

it builds up to the part where there is a high note, immediately followed buy another note thats is 1/2 step down. its known to be creepy, and its also used in the music backround here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Y73sPHKxw

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it sounds like this but its the orchestral piece, what is the name of it? the those notes are only one very small part of the piece but they are distinct.

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  • 9 years ago
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    Sounds to me like the opening of Richard Strauss's 'Also sprach Zarathustra' (Thus Spake Zoroaster) to me. It's the first 2 minutes of a 35-minute symphonic poem. A shame no-one listens to the rest - it's actually quite good.

    It's not a 'song'. By definition, songs are sung by singers and have words. Better generic terms to use are 'work', 'piece' and 'composition'.

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