#1
Hi I don't post very often(or ever really), but i had to see if anyone has come to realize this as well. I noticed that the overture from the musical "Phantom of the Opera" sounds extremely similar to the ending part of Jason Becker's "Altitudes." No one seems to have made this same connection, i figured some of you diehard fans might've... I know tons of metal bands take stuff from this musical but this is pretty blatant.

Let me know if I'm posting in the wrong area, i figured metal would work though. Thanks.
#2
It's not that uncommon for musicians to use pieces from other songs and compositions in their work as a nod to their influences. The end to "Only Ashes Remain" by Necrophagist was taken from a little piece called "Romeo And Juliet (The Dance of the Knights)" by Sergei Prokofiev.
#3
I wouldn't doubt it. But either way, Jason Becker is still one of my favorite guitarists of all time. Also, I think this should go into the 80's Rock, Shred, and Progressive Forum.
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#4
Children of Bodom has a lot ov Classical influences too, but I'm not sure they've ever used another song for one ov theirs.
Diablo Swing Orchestra has a song called "Balrog Boogie" that sounds very similar to the jazz classic "sing sing sing" at certain points.
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Children of Bodom has a lot ov Classical influences too, but I'm not sure they've ever used another song for one ov theirs.

There is one Bodom song that reminds me somewhat of The Waltz (or something like that) but I can't remember which one right now. Also, Symphony X frequently uses parts of classical peices in their music.
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^ Ov course lol, how could I forget Symphony X? Also, there's a Stratovarius song that incorporates similar style?
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^ Ov course lol, how could I forget Symphony X? Also, there's a Stratovarius song that incorporates similar style?

Which one? I know they have classical influence sometimes, but I don't think they've ever directly copied part of a classical song.
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Children of Bodom has a lot ov Classical influences too, but I'm not sure they've ever used another song for one ov theirs.
Diablo Swing Orchestra has a song called "Balrog Boogie" that sounds very similar to the jazz classic "sing sing sing" at certain points.



really a neoclassical shredder who takes ideas from classical music... thats completely unheared of... just messin with you though...

Yeah, must neoclassical musicians such as Yngwie, Michal Angleo, Randy Rhoads, and many others... All take their influences from classical music such as Buch, Motzart, Pangenilli (I don't think I spelt that right).

Plus as a guitar player you tend to sound somewhat like your infleunces (unless you have too many different influences such as me). So I would say Jason is a Maiden fan
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Dude why the hell do you spell OF like OV it doesnt make you kvlt you know its pretty retarded
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It's not that uncommon for musicians to use pieces from other songs and compositions in their work as a nod to their influences. The end to "Only Ashes Remain" by Necrophagist was taken from a little piece called "Romeo And Juliet (The Dance of the Knights)" by Sergei Prokofiev.


And the end of the solo in Ignominious and Pale is from Fur Elise. By. Beethoven.

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All take their influences from classical music such as Buch, Motzart, Pangenilli


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