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* In ''VideoGame/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyJusticeForAll'', the Toccata plays in Phoenix's nightmare sequence at the beginning [[spoiler:(as well as its DarkReprise near the end of the game, where he learns the truth about Matt Engarde)]]. When he wakes up, he realizes it is the ringtone of a cell phone that was left with him for some reason [[spoiler:and which ends up being a key piece of evidence in the first case: the phone in question belonged to the culprit, who took Phoenix's identical-looking phone by mistake when he beaned him upside the head and gave him amnesia with the intent of making him lose the case.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyJusticeForAll'', ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyJusticeForAll'', the Toccata plays in Phoenix's nightmare sequence at the beginning [[spoiler:(as well as its DarkReprise near the end of the game, where he learns the truth about Matt Engarde)]]. When he wakes up, he realizes it is the ringtone of a cell phone that was left with him for some reason [[spoiler:and which ends up being a key piece of evidence in the first case: the phone in question belonged to the culprit, who took Phoenix's identical-looking phone by mistake when he beaned him upside the head and gave him amnesia with the intent of making him lose the case.]]



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* In ''VideoGame/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyJusticeForAll'', the Toccata plays in Phoenix's nightmare sequence at the beginning [[spoiler:(as well as its DarkReprise near the end of the game, where he learns the truth about Matt Engarde)]]. When he wakes up, he realizes it is the ringtone of a cell phone that was left with him for some reason [[spoiler:and which ends up being a key piece of evidence in the first case: the phone in question belonged to the culprit, who took Phoenix's identical-looking phone by mistake when he beaned him upside the head and gave him amnesia with the intent of making him lose the case.]]


If there is an OminousPipeOrgan in a HauntedHouse or CreepyCathedral, there's about 80% chances of it playing the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FXoyr_FyFw opening bars]] of the Toccata in D Minor, or more of the piece.

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If there is an OminousPipeOrgan in a HauntedHouse or CreepyCathedral, there's about 80% chances of it playing the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FXoyr_FyFw com/watch?v=ho9rZjlsyYY opening bars]] of the Toccata in D Minor, or more of the piece.

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* The cassette tape board game ''Shrieks & Creeks'' plays this in the background during the audio instructions.

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* In the original ''Anime/SailorMoon'' anime Eudial plays the opening chords after luring Sailors Uranus and Neptune into a church filled with traps.

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* ''Chords of Chaos/Pony of the Opera'', the second two-parter story of ''AudioPlay/DoctorWhoovesAdventures'', featuring a music-themed villain, uses the Toccata as his {{Leitmotif}}.



* ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'': Captain Nemo has an organ onboard the Nautilus, and plays the Toccata along with a good deal of improvisation.

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* ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'': Captain Nemo has an a pipe organ onboard the Nautilus, and plays the Toccata along with a good deal of improvisation.


* ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'': Captain Nemo has an organ onboard the Nautilus, and plays the Toccata aliong with a good deal of improvisation.

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* ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'': Captain Nemo has an organ onboard the Nautilus, and plays the Toccata aliong along with a good deal of improvisation.improvisation.
* 1962's ''Film/{{The Phantom of the Opera|1962}}'' was the first adaptation of the Gaston Leroux novel to add the music piece.


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* ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea'': Captain Nemo has an organ onboard the Nautilus, and plays the Toccata aliong with a good deal of improvisation.
* ''Film/TheGreatRace'': Professor Fate has a pipe organ in his mansion, complete with the requisite rendition of the Toccata. PlayedWith in that it's a ''player'' pipe organ all he does is pump the pedals.
* Got [[https://youtu.be/Ib7dvw5oCps remixed]] in the soundtrack of ''Film/OceansEight'', although without the opening bars.

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* The [[https://youtu.be/Ib7dvw5oCps soundtrack]] of ''Film/OceansEight'', although without the opening bars.


[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcB-6L_b9Hk A fully orchestrated, but slightly truncated version]] serves as the centerpiece of ''WesternAnimation/{{Fantasia}}'''s first segment, [[DisneyAcidSequence set to increasingly trippy visuals]].

In the Francophone world, it's known for being the theme song for the edutainment show ''WesternAnimation/IlEtaitUneFois l'Homme'' (''Once Upon a Time... Man'').


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!!Examples of works featuring the Toccata:

* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcB-6L_b9Hk A fully orchestrated, but slightly truncated version]] serves as the centerpiece of ''WesternAnimation/{{Fantasia}}'''s first segment, [[DisneyAcidSequence set to increasingly trippy visuals]].
* In the Francophone world, it's known for being the theme song for the edutainment show ''WesternAnimation/IlEtaitUneFois l'Homme'' (''Once Upon a Time... Man'').
* The [[https://youtu.be/Ib7dvw5oCps soundtrack]] of ''Film/OceansEight'', although without the opening bars.


[[Music/JohannSebastianBach J.S. Bach]]'s ''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'', BWV 565, is perhaps the single most recognizable piece of pipe organ music in the world - [[StandardSnippet or at least the ominous opening is]].

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[[Music/JohannSebastianBach J.S. Bach]]'s
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''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'', BWV 565, is perhaps the single most recognizable piece of pipe organ music in the world - [[StandardSnippet or at least the ominous opening is]].


[[Music/JohannSebastianBach J.S. Bach]]'s ''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'', BWV 565, is perhaps the single most recognizable piece of pipe organ music in the western world - [[StandardSnippet or at least the ominous opening is]].

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[[Music/JohannSebastianBach J.S. Bach]]'s ''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'', BWV 565, is perhaps the single most recognizable piece of pipe organ music in the western world - [[StandardSnippet or at least the ominous opening is]].


If there is an OminousPipeOrgan in a HauntedHouse or CreepyCathedral, it's probably playing the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FXoyr_FyFw opening bars]] of the Toccata in D Minor.

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If there is an OminousPipeOrgan in a HauntedHouse or CreepyCathedral, it's probably there's about 80% chances of it playing the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FXoyr_FyFw opening bars]] of the Toccata in D Minor.
Minor, or more of the piece.


[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcB-6L_b9Hk A fully orchestrated, but slightly truncated version]] serves as the centerpiece of ''Disney/{{Fantasia}}'''s first segment, [[DisneyAcidSequence set to increasingly trippy visuals]].

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[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcB-6L_b9Hk A fully orchestrated, but slightly truncated version]] serves as the centerpiece of ''Disney/{{Fantasia}}'''s ''WesternAnimation/{{Fantasia}}'''s first segment, [[DisneyAcidSequence set to increasingly trippy visuals]].


[[Music/JohannSebastianBach J.S. Bach]]'s ''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'', BWV 565, is perhaps the single most recognizable piece of pipe organ music in the western world - or at least the ominous opening is.

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[[Music/JohannSebastianBach J.S. Bach]]'s ''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'', BWV 565, is perhaps the single most recognizable piece of pipe organ music in the western world - [[StandardSnippet or at least the ominous opening is.
is]].

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