History Music / SymphonyX

26th Mar '17 8:22:55 AM Rik-B
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* {{Sequel}}: ''Accolade II''.


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* SpinOff: ''Paradise Lost'' can be seen as this to ''The Divine Wings of Tragedy'''s title track.


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* VillainSong: ''Pharao'' (from ''Divine Wings of Tragedy''), ''Orion (The Hunter)'' (from ''Twilight in Olympus''), and ''Fallen'' (from ''V - The New Mythology Suite'') are early examples. The later albums mostly consist of villain songs, e.g. ''Set the World On Fire (The Lie of Lies)'', ''Domination'', ''Serpent's Kiss'', and ''Seven'' on ''Paradise Lost'' alone.
22nd Mar '17 11:15:29 AM Rik-B
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* MachineWorship: A major theme in ''Church of the Machine'' and the whole ''Iconoclast'' album. Of all songs from the latter, it's most apparent with ''Electric Messiah''.
15th Jan '17 9:48:37 AM Xtifr
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* RockMeAmadeus: "The Divine Tragedy" quotes Bach's "Mass in B-minor" and [[GustavHolst Gustav Holst's]] "Mars, Bringer of War" from ''The Planets Suite''.

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"The Divine Tragedy" quotes Bach's "Mass in B-minor" and [[GustavHolst Gustav Holst's]] Music/GustavHolst's "Mars, Bringer of War" from ''The Planets Suite''.
11th Jan '16 1:03:45 PM k.lynch96
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** One of the more ridiculous examples can be found in "The Accolade", which, at one point has has a 6/4 bell melody, a 7/8 chime melody, a 5/4 violin melody, a very different 5/4 piano melody, a 12/4 guitar melody, and an 11/4 drum beat and bass melody, '''all at the same time'''.

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** One of the more ridiculous examples can be found in "The Accolade", which, at one point has has a 6/4 bell melody, a 7/8 chime melody, a 5/4 violin melody, a very different 5/4 piano melody, a 12/4 guitar melody, and an 11/4 drum beat and bass melody, '''all at the same time'''.
11th Jan '16 12:57:10 PM k.lynch96
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** one of the more ridiculous examples can be found in "The Accolade", which, at one point has has a 6/4 bell melody, a 7/8 chime melody, a 5/4 violin melody, a very different 5/4 piano melody, a 12/4 acoustic guitar melody, and an 11/4 drum beat and bass melody, '''all at the same time'''.

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** one One of the more ridiculous examples can be found in "The Accolade", which, at one point has has a 6/4 bell melody, a 7/8 chime melody, a 5/4 violin melody, a very different 5/4 piano melody, a 12/4 acoustic guitar melody, and an 11/4 drum beat and bass melody, '''all at the same time'''.
11th Jan '16 12:56:01 PM k.lynch96
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** one of the more ridiculous examples can be found in "The Accolade", which, at one point has has a 6/4 bell melody, a 7/8 chime melody, a 5/4 violin melody, a very different 5/4 piano melody, a 12/4 acoustic guitar melody, and an 11/4 drum beat and bass melody, '''all at the same time'''.
27th Nov '15 10:28:55 PM Torturephile
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** "To Hell and Black" from ''Underworld'' is 9:23.



** Examples are: "Through the Looking Glass", "Candlelight Fantasia", "Lady of the Snow", "Paradise Lost" (twice), "The Sacrifice", "Revelation (Divus Pennae ex Tragoedia)" (inverted), "Iconoclast", and "The End of Innocence" (inverted).

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** Examples are: "Through the Looking Glass", "Candlelight Fantasia", "Lady of the Snow", "Paradise Lost" (twice), "The Sacrifice", "Revelation (Divus Pennae ex Tragoedia)" (inverted), "Iconoclast", and "The End of Innocence" (inverted).(inverted), and "Swan Song".
8th Oct '15 1:43:37 PM k.lynch96
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8th Oct '15 1:42:49 PM k.lynch96
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* UncommonTime

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* UncommonTimeUncommonTime: Used heavily in a very large chunk of their discography. Heck, there isn't a single song on ''The Odyssey'' that ''doesn't'' have this at some point.
2nd Aug '15 8:13:27 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* DarkerAndEdgier: Their music became much heavier throughout their discography. Compare some of their songs from ''The Divine Wings of Tragedy'' to their newer work, such as ''Paradise Lost'' and especially ''Iconoclast''.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Their music became much heavier throughout their discography. Compare some of their songs from ''The Divine Wings of Tragedy'' to their newer work, such as ''Paradise Lost'' and especially ''Iconoclast''. ''Underworld'' somehow managed to go even further in this direction thanks to prominent death metal elements on multiple songs.
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