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Poll: Instrumental Music You Will Never Hear the Same Way Again

Films tend to use famous instrumental music in their scenes.

Which instrumental music piece will you never listen to the same way again?

After voting, you may discuss the list here.

Make Your Choice

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    Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)

    "Swan Lake" as used in Dracula (1931).
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    Walt Disney in Fantasia (1940)

    Every song used in Fantasia (1940).
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    A Corny Concerto (1943)

    "The Blue Danube" as used in A Corny Concerto (1943).
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    Alec Guinness and James Donald in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

    "The Colonel Bogey March" as used in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957).
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    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    "Also Sprach Zarathustra" as used in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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    "The Blue Danube" as used in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, James Marcus, and Michael Tarn in A Clockwork Orange (1971)

    "Ode to Joy" as used in A Clockwork Orange (1972).
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    Sean Connery in Zardoz (1974)

    "Symphony No. 7 in A, op. 92, 2nd movement" as used in Zardoz (1974).
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    Gay Hamilton, Ryan O'Neal, and Leonard Rossiter in Barry Lyndon (1975)

    "Sarabande" as used in Barry Lyndon (1975).
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    Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in Manhattan (1979)

    "Rhapsody in Blue" as used in Manhattan (1979).
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    Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now (1979)

    'The Ride of the Valkyries' from "Die Walküre" as used in Apocalypse Now (1979).
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    "O Fortuna" as used in Excalibur (1981).
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    Jeffrey Jones and Tom Hulce in Amadeus (1984)

    "Serenade For Winds" as used in Amadeus (1984).
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    Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, John C. McGinley, and Kevin Eshelman in Platoon (1986)

    "Adagio for Strings" as used in Platoon (1986).
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    Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, and Alan Ruck in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

    "String Quintet in E, Op.11, No.5: Menuet Celebre" as used in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
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    Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman (1990)

    "La traviata" as used in Pretty Woman (1990).
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    Al Pacino in The Godfather Part III (1990)

    "Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana" used in The Godfather: Part III (1990).
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    Liam Neeson in Schindler's List (1993)

    "Por una Cabeza" as used in Schindler's List (1993).
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    Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)

    "Rebel Rouser" as used in Forrest Gump (1994).
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    Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, and Pruitt Taylor Vince in Natural Born Killers (1994)

    "O Fortuna" as used in Natural Born Killers (1994).
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    Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski (1998)

    "Requiem" as used in The Big Lebowski (1998).
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    Tom Cruise and Leon Vitali in Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

    "Waltz No. 2" as used in Eyes Wide Shut (1999).
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    Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche in Chocolat (2000)

    "The Gnossiennes" as used in Chocolat (2000).
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    Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

    "The Lonely Shepherd" as used in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003).
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    "Tristan und Isolde Prelude" as used in Melancholia (2011).
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    Brad Pitt in The Tree of Life (2011)

    "Má vlast" as used in The Tree of Life (2011).
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    Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in The Lone Ranger (2013)

    "The William Tell Overture" as used in The Lone Ranger (2013) films.
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    Helena Bonham Carter and Julian Sands in A Room with a View (1985)

    "O Mio Babbino Caro" as used in A Room with a View (1985).

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