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BEYOND WORDS
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Moderate: Journey through eons of time and to distant realms with these cosmic streams of mystical music and vocal nuance.
BEYOND WORDS (Underscore)
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Moderate: Journey through eons of time and to distant realms with these cosmic streams of mystical music and vocal nuance.
ARABIAN ADVENTURES
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Fast: Full orchestra combined with eerie harem chants depict desert grandeur, the power of hammering hooves and the mystery of bare, bejeweled feet on the sands.
MEDICINE MAN
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Up-Tempo: Hunting rites or interplanetary outback evoking visions with wild drums, haunting voices and untamed tones.
CONQUERING HERO
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Up-Tempo: Magnificent orchestral tapestry creates triumphant pageantry in brass fanfare with thundering drums culminating in a crescendo to a "blue skies and new hope" section.
SPELLBINDER
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Varied: Neverending dream driving along the Milky Way. Rich texture with cellos and violins speaks a storybook myth or fantasy game. Lots of episodic contrasting music cues.
SPELLBINDER (Interlude 1: Agitato)
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Slow: Nervous, anticipating, preparing for the inevitable.
SPELLBINDER (Interlude 2: Throbbing)
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Moderate: Spacy, flowing, pulsating.
SPELLBINDER (Interlude 3: Ooo)
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Moderate: Ancient, cosmic, other-worldly, eternal.
SPELLBINDER (Interlude 4: Waiting)
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Slow: A lull before the storm.
SPELLBINDER (Interlude 5: Doom)
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Slow: Dark, oppressive, hopeless resignation.
SPELLBINDER (Interlude 6: Shocker)
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Varied: Dark, dreadful, ominous, frightening, shocking.
NOSTRADAMUS
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Up-Tempo: A futuristic, energetic, robotic yet lyrical sci-fi sound poem. The perfect music bed for attention-getting, dramatic productions.
NOSTRADAMUS (Underscore)
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Up-Tempo: A futuristic, energetic, robotic yet lyrical sci-fi sound poem. The perfect music bed for attention-getting, dramatic productions.
NASDAQ
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Moderate: A versatile, subtle, sophisticated background track, perfect for hi-tech applications as well as nature subjects, mysticism and exploration.
DRAMATIC PORTRAYAL
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Up-Tempo: This intriguingly dark and slightly mysterious film score creates an effective ambiance of subtle anxiety, unpredictability and powerful drama.
AGENT ADAM
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Up-Tempo: Dramatic tension and mystery. Investigation, intrigue and unseen forces.
MARATHON
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Fast: Incessant pursuit. Chase scenes, night streets, aerobic sports, thrill rides or dramatic situations.
NO WAY OUT
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Fast: A dramatic build of powerful intensity. Foreboding dread in drumming and dark brass.
ENCHANTED FANTASY
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Up-Tempo: Use this full-length version along with any of the following separated themes.
The following TWELVE TITLES are contained in this Full-Length version.
STORYTIME from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Characters pop up, scamper in, sneak by, draw near and settle down.
CARTOONS from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Characters pop up, scamper in, sneak by, dreaw near and settle down.
DANCING SHOES from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Light-footed dancers take the platform.
JOLLY CREW from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Sailors gather on the deck and play a light hornpipe with oboe and piccolo.
THE KING from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: A royal fanfare from the castle's drums and brass.
BUSY BEE from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Workers do the job then suddenly scatter away.
TICKER TAPE from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: The news flashes in with urgency.
WINK from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Saucy advance with a flirtatious glance.
DAWN from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Morning birdsongs turn into an unexpected mystery.
TEMPTATION from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: A taste of Tango turns into a "who-done-it."
PIROUETTES from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: Ballet dancers effortlessly circle the stage.
TOUGH CUSTOMER from Enchanted Fantasy
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Up-Tempo: The villain approaches inexorably but ends up saving the day.
QUANDARY
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Moderate: Serious strings, hypnotic piano and subtle harp lead this theatrical cut through dramatic waves of feelings.
FASHION DICTATES
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Fast: Aerobic workouts, international fashion, modern lifestyles and dance are all reflected in this pumping, energetic piece of euro-pop.
FLYING HIGH
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Up-Tempo: Expansive and dramatic. A broad-sweeping film score featuring a full orchestral string section, spacious background textures, and an intensely expressive concert grand piano, all gathering steam and culminating in an incessantly driving climax.
ALIEN
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Fast: Strong, haunting violins and piano combine with unexpected effects to create a piece that is beyond this earth. Slightly eerie, yet exciting, this cut could easily score a UFO sighting, a space invasion or a supernatural experience.
EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS
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Up-Tempo: This broad and bustling movie score grabs your attention right from the start with fiery strings and brilliant brass. Equally at home on the Hollywood sound stage or as the ideal accompaniment to major events and news bulletins.
METAL MANIA
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Up-Tempo: Dark, powerful and very contemporary with an unusually thick and heavy sound. A unique mixture of grunge and power rock, complete with angry guitar thrusts and off-the-wall sitar interjections.
INTENSE ACTION
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Fast: An exceptionally versatile track, equally suited to high-speed industrial applications as well as fast-paced athletics and sports. Pushy, driving, relentless.
HIGH-FASHION WORKOUT
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Fast: An ultra-contemporary amalgam of 90's Euro-disco, international techno and American rave music. Perfect for aerobic sports and contemporary fashion.
MEDITERRANEAN CAFE (Mixed Tempos)
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Varied: The festive and lively musical traditions of southern Europe personify this virtuosic quartet, complete with a contrasting slower melodramatic section. Equally at home in a French cafe, Italian restaurant, or Greek bistro.
MEDITERRANEAN CAFE (Fast)
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Varied: The festive and lively musical traditions of southern Europe personify this virtuosic quartet, complete with a contrasting slower melodramatic section. Equally at home in a French cafe, Italian restaurant, or Greek bistro.
MEDITERRANEAN CAFE (Slow)
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Varied: The festive and lively musical traditions of southern Europe personify this virtuosic quartet, complete with a contrasting slower melodramatic section. Equally at home in a French cafe, Italian restaurant, or Greek bistro.
MOVIE MIRACLES
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Slow: The entire gamut of deep human feelings. Nostalgia, wonder, passion, hope, all in a rapture of expansive orchestral textures. An inspiring film score of epic proportions.
CHILD'S GARDEN
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Moderate: The curiosity of childhood, the gracefulness of a ballet, and the perfection of nature are all reflected in this consummate study of simplicity and innocence.
BLOCKBUSTER
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Up-Tempo: A sweeping panorama of major motion picture excitement. This thrilling orchestral score sparkles with high adventure, gripping suspense and ennobling heroism. A real crowd pleaser.
SPY DUDES
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Up-Tempo: Evocative of trench coat, lamp post and hidden camera, this dramatic action theme pushes forward with unrelenting mystery and suspense.
ETHEREAL WONDERS
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Slow: Hauntingly beautiful, this spacey and plaintive piece of new-age ambiance is the perfect backdrop for sensitive subjects.
MUY INTENSIVO
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Up-Tempo: A fast and furious display of Iberian zest. Features fiery-hot bravura in a flamenco-like setting.
DRAMATIC ORCHESTRA
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Up-Tempo: This epic film score featuring an insistently driving instrumental motif presses forward through an incessantly throbbing dramatic struggle to an expansive and triumphant finale.
GOOD-BYES
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Slow: The ultimate tear-jerker. An emotional, almost pleading tenor sax is supported by lush strings and a lachrymose fretless bass. A strong statement with a halting cadence. Very dramatic.
POWER AND SPEED
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Fast: Dramatic breath-taking action and indomitable force propel this extremely riveting attention-grabber. Slightly suspenseful, very dynamic and exciting.
GALACTIC AVALANCHE
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Fast: Cellos driving a thundering orchestra like storm troopers launching spaceships against robotic invaders.
MIDNIGHT ALLEY
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Moderate: Special effects become ominous. Unusually strange percussion and sound design tell a haunting, threatening techno tale.
ROBOT MISSION
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Up-Tempo: Techno noises ordered by a pulsing percussive pathway on an urgent journey to eternity.
TERRITORIAL IMPERATIVE
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Up-Tempo: Rich acoustic expansiveness and persistent drumming dramatize the organic intensity of pursuit and conquest.
PELL-MELL
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Fast: Urgent woodwinds and hurrying percussion try to outrun teasing pizzicatos and a sparkling guitar in this tumultuously dramatic composition.
NEW GENERATIONS
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Moderate: Cool, throbbing rhythms pull futuristic voyagers in a steady sweep approaching tomorrow's unknown realms.
BIG-SKY ADVENTURE
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Fast: Evoke some western majesty with orchestral sweeps as wide as the prairie sky. Everything from a hint of hoedown to the grit and spectacle of a cattle drive.
FUGAL FURY
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Up-Tempo: This spirited fugue's Bach-like intensity climbs and winds. It's uplifting strings are perfect for driving, mountain climbing and the end of a challenging journey.
GRAND PRIX
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Fast: With enough adrenaline for world-class sports and enough power for new car sales, this orchestral score is big, bold and hard-driving.
NIGHT WATCH
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Slow: Deep and sensitive, this dramatic cut slinks seductively, with twists and turns along the way. Its smooth, haunting sound could underscore any long pan, the crashing of waves, or slow, calculated glances.
SAMURAI
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Up-Tempo: This exotic, percussive cut takes the listener to the Pacific Rim. It's an ancient ceremonial dance, equally appropriate for exploratory documentaries or to underscore a corporation's entrance into the Asian-Pacific market.
HARLEY
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Fast: This driving and slightly rebellious piece gives a non-verbal narration of movement, risk, and taking on the world. Its masculine presence is ideal for motorcycle rides cross-country or racing against time.
HARLEY (Underscore)
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Fast: This driving and slightly rebellious piece gives a non-verbal narration of movement, risk, and taking on the world. Its masculine presence is ideal for motorcycle rides cross-country or racing against time.
CYBERSPACE
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Up-Tempo: This cut's throbbing beat lends an electric quality. It echoes the power of technology, computers and progress. A subtle, industrial-dance-like drive and unexpected twists give this piece its mechanical power.
OLYMPIC FANFARE
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Moderate: Echoing the pageantry and grandeur of the world games, this stately procession of sterling brass and explosive percussion ideally characterizes the ultimate contests of skill, strength and will. Broad, sweeping flourishes.
INDUSTRIAL MARCH
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Up-Tempo: From initial R&D to final product, the inexorable evolution of progress radiates from the startlingly bold swagger of the orchestra in this inspiring depiction of both enlightened industriousness in the plant and major discoveries in the laboratory.
PASSIONATE SOUL
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Moderate: This romantic and slightly melancholic love ballad, imbued with dreamy nostalgia and hopeful romance, virtually swells with passion and devotion.
THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE
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Up-Tempo: Futuristic and dramatic, this evocative composition is a perfect complement to scenes of new frontiers, novel discoveries, and the challenges of the next century. Complete with urging subtle vocals.
SCENIC LAND (Placid/Active)
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Varied: Echoing the home-spun simplicity of America's heartland, this attractive music is the perfect accompaniment for rural scenes and nature documentaries.
SCENIC LAND (Active)
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Varied: Echoing the home-spun simplicity of America's heartland, this attractive music is the perfect accompaniment for rural scenes and nature documentaries.
SCENIC LAND (Placid)
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Varied: Echoing the home-spun simplicity of America's heartland, this attractive music is the perfect accompaniment for rural scenes and nature documentaries.
SPANISH GUITAR
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Fast: A virtuoso solo performance, filled with passionate abandon.
PERSEVERE
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Moderate: A strong, forceful background track for heavy industry and scenes portraying consistent effort and unflagging persistence. A big sound with steady drums and sweeping strings.
2001 FANFARE & RHAPSODY
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Varied: True to Straus' original regal brass fanfares and ethereal strings, this ascent into space via flawless orchestral magnificence births the magic of a millennium.
2001 Rhapsody
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Varied: True to Straus' original regal brass fanfares and ethereal strings, this ascent into space via flawless orchestral magnificence births the magic of a millennium.
2001 Fanfare
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Slow: True to Straus' original regal brass fanfares and ethereal strings, this ascent into space via flawless orchestral magnificence births the magic of a millennium.
KLEIG LIGHTS (Awards Show - Cue #1)
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Up-Tempo: Announcing the legend.
GRAND ANTHEM (Awards Show - Cue #3)
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Moderate: Epic story or history.
MOVIE FANFARE (Awards Show - Cue #6)
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Moderate: 21st Century Intro.
ACTION THRILLER
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Fast: Double agents, private I's, street crime, chase scenes and adventures. All intensified by this urgent, twisted, intense movie score.
MYSTERIOUS STRANGER
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Moderate: Dark alleys and smoke-filled rooms. A siren sax and howling harmonica slip into the passion of pounding rhythms stalked by predatory guitars.
BLUE COLLAR ROBOTS
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Up-Tempo: These futuristic mechanical techno textures are ideal for sarcastic portrayals of mercenaries on testosterone overload.
RECORD BREAKER
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Up-Tempo: Take off with unstoppable, brave rhythms that lift, twist and bend synth and guitar sound beyond the limits.
RECORD BREAKER (Underscore)
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Up-Tempo: Take off with unstoppable, brave rhythms that lift, twist and bend synth and guitar sound beyond the limits.
RED ALERT
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Fast: Not for the faint of heart! A hyperspeed run to an endangering emergency or from an antagonizing enemy.
EXPRESSIVE GUITAR
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Varied: Choose this virtuoso acoustic guitar solo for dramatic, yet thoughtful emotional intensity.
MARKET PIONEERS
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Up-Tempo: Dramatic global expansion never sounded more exciting. This powerful composition speaks volumes: There's business to hunt and clients to pursue.
ON YOUR MARK
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Fast: Highly energetic and exciting, this powerful cut sets the tone for a rocket launch, a sporting event, or simply another successful selling season.
RUNNING HOT
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Fast: The infectious beat and outrageous acoustical effects of this intense, mesmerizing techno piece combine to set the scene for a chase against the competition, technology or the bad guys.
HOT PURSUIT
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Moderate: This cut's sound is raw, urban and totally exposed, with an edge that keeps you looking over your shoulder. It's perfect for street scenes, eye contact or as a teaser that something's about to happen.
RISK TAKERS
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Up-Tempo: Dare-devil excitement and on-the-edge high-risk stunts are portrayed in this wildly hard-hitting slammer. There's no better music for bungie jumping, hang gliding, sky diving, Hollywood stunt teams, or any other dramatically dangerous activities.
TECHNO-SPORTS
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Fast: Action-oriented roaring Euro-pop. A heart-pumping, speed-driven track with rough-edged guitars and explosive orchestral stabs.
ACTION
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Fast: Forceful and spontaneous. Eclectic global rock with loterve and heat. Contains a flashy, almost-calypso-style guitar section. Ideal for rapid video edits and high-powered action sequences.
HEAVY METAL
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Moderate: The dark side of rock. Pounding energy with killer guitar solos and power drums.
OLYMPIC
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Moderate: The drama of triumph and the pride of accomplishment. An expansive and exhilarating orchestral treatment.
SADNESS
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Slow: Rich string orchestra sets the stage, then a subtle melancholy guitar weaves its melody among plucked harmonics.
SCORCHER
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Moderate: Heavy metal personified. This hard-rock screamer is packed with pungent musical acid.
DESOLATE
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Varied: Two contrasting moods. Wistful, solitary music alternates with a bristling rock theme.
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