History Main / RegionalRiff

25th Mar '16 9:36:53 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* If the scene takes place in a bazaar (or, of all places, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2O9lFQxqcTk the formation of the Tengen Toppa Gunmen]] in the second ''GurrenLagann'' movie), expect to hear the humming "[=DoooodoooDooodoooDOOODOO=]" flute sound at some point.

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* If the scene takes place in a bazaar (or, of all places, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2O9lFQxqcTk the formation of the Tengen Toppa Gunmen]] in the second ''GurrenLagann'' ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' movie), expect to hear the humming "[=DoooodoooDooodoooDOOODOO=]" flute sound at some point.
24th Feb '16 12:10:08 PM Prfnoff
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* The Koto, Woodblock, and Shakuhachi of Japan

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* The Koto, Woodblock, and Shakuhachi of JapanJapan. You're deep into JidaiGeki territory when you hear these played in the ''miyako-bushi'' scale.
22nd Feb '16 10:45:54 AM ElBuenCuate
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* There is also "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rmoymvID0c The Streets of Cairo]]" which is used for a lot of generic Middle East/South Asia settings. [[http://www.shira.net/streets-of-cairo.htm According to this article]], though there's a chance it could be based on a song far older, the furthest it can be definitively traced back is TheGayNineties, in ''America'' of all places.

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* There is also "[[http://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rmoymvID0c com/watch?v=npQUK_OJONA The Streets of Cairo]]" which is used for a lot of generic Middle East/South Asia settings. [[http://www.shira.net/streets-of-cairo.htm According to this article]], though there's a chance it could be based on a song far older, the furthest it can be definitively traced back is TheGayNineties, in ''America'' of all places.
3rd Feb '16 8:00:22 AM wolftickets1969
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* The sitar and tablas of India

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* The sitar sitar, bansuri, and tablas of India
27th Dec '15 1:13:35 PM CaptEquinox
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* The Pacific Islands often have what Pauline Kael (reviewing ''[[The Blue Lagoon]]'' called "island-y music", with a lot of lush strings and French horns. Sometimes there are JungleDrums in the background reminding you of the indigenous people, friendly or not. Some films use indigenous music or an orchestrated version thereof (this goes all the way back to the 1963 picture ''Donovan's Reef'').

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* The Pacific Islands often have what Pauline Kael (reviewing ''[[The Blue Lagoon]]'' ''TheBlueLagoon'') called "island-y music", with a lot of lush strings and French horns. Sometimes there are JungleDrums in the background reminding you of the indigenous people, friendly or not. Some films use indigenous music or an orchestrated version thereof (this goes all the way back to the 1963 picture ''Donovan's Reef'').
27th Dec '15 1:12:34 PM CaptEquinox
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* The Pacific Islands often have what Pauline Kael (reviewing ''[[The Blue Lagoon]]'' called "island-y music", with a lot of lush strings and French horns. Sometimes there are JungleDrums in the background reminding you of the indigenous people, friendly or not. Some films use indigenous music or an orchestrated version thereof (this goes all the way back to the 1963 picture ''Donovan's Reef'').
15th Dec '15 12:10:11 PM CaptEquinox
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** The faster Bouzouki of Greece

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** The faster Bouzouki (often faster) [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HDMLKgoB5s Bouzouki]] of Greece



* Scandinavia will usually sort it out with small accordions (Sweden), or a jew`s harp and a Hardanger Fiddle (Norway). Unless somebody starts off a ''joik'' (that is the {{Sami}} snippet). Finland may also use an accordion.


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* Scandinavia will usually sort it out with small accordions (Sweden), or a jew`s harp and a Hardanger Fiddle (Norway). Unless somebody starts off a ''joik'' ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kprl0CECykA joik]]'' (pronounced yoik) (that is the {{Sami}} snippet). Finland may also use an accordion.




** "Dark Eyes", which is actually a Gypsy romance.

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** "Dark Eyes", "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzu9JkhzHbk Ochi Chornye (Dark Eyes)]]", which is actually a Gypsy romance.



* The Throat-Singing of Siberia.

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* The Throat-Singing [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgJhrZn8o-s Throat-Singing]] of Siberia.



* Quena, siku, charango and bombo from Los Andes.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymYs9T50hH0 Quena, siku, charango and bombo bombo]] from Los Andes.



** Or, if it's in a pub, generic diddly aye fiddle music. On rare, often "mystical" or sad occasions, Sean Nós singing. By which I mean Clannad.

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** Or, if it's in a pub, generic diddly aye fiddle music. On rare, often "mystical" or sad occasions, Sean Nós singing. By which I mean Clannad.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZP-4B7kHqA Clannad]]. And/or [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n08JRxVLKLE Enya]].



** InjunCountry had its own riff too.

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** InjunCountry had its own riff too. Today, depending on the mood they want to set for the film, you might be more likely to hear [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19nm5_nAwQg Carlos Nakai]]/Robert Mirabal-style flute, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdiJ0Jpphds traditional songs]] or Native rock by Xit, Redbone, Robbie Robertson or the late John Trudell.
19th Oct '15 3:04:55 AM Kollega
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* Silence, howling winds or DroneOfDread of MysteriousAntarctica.

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* Silence, howling winds winds, deep {{ambient}}, or - if you're unlucky - DroneOfDread of MysteriousAntarctica.
4th Aug '15 4:31:21 PM eroock
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->''"Oh, there's an actual flute in the scene? I thought that's just what UsefulNotes/{{Japan}} sounded like at night."''\\
-- ''WebVideo/{{Unskippable}}''

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->''"Oh, there's an actual flute in the scene? I thought that's just what UsefulNotes/{{Japan}} sounded like at night."''\\
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-->--
''WebVideo/{{Unskippable}}''
13th Jul '15 11:42:39 AM nombretomado
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** Evidently, the only music in Spain is Andalusian Flamenco. ''ManOfLaMancha'' is a case in point (though an anachronistic one).

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** Evidently, the only music in Spain is Andalusian Flamenco. ''ManOfLaMancha'' ''Theatre/ManOfLaMancha'' is a case in point (though an anachronistic one).
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