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What similarity of touhou music did you find in other music?for example today i found that Bach's Prelude in C minor sounds like Shinki's theme:>Bach Prelude in C minorhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgds1lPsrRI>Shinki's themehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFqakHJ7-jINotice the similarity in the beginning.I also know Remilia's theme is partly taken from Beethoven's Pathetique sonata and the climax of Kana's theme sounds like a touhou-ified version of Polyushko-polye. Some touhou music sounds like other touhou music (e.g. Nue theme sounds like Flandre's, Utsuho's theme sounds like Yumemi's, Mima's theme like Elis, etc.) but i'm more interested in outside similarities.What other interesting similarities did you find in touhou music /jp/?please don't tell me to take my meds because i don't have any
>>42950951The Doll Maker of Bucuresti and John Carpenter. First Time I heard it I thought it was a tribute or cover.
>>42951015The fuck are you talking about.
>>42958325Music that sounds alike you fucking retard.
This one>Demon castle pinnaclehttps://youtu.be/h97kt9kKRes>Young desendant of tepeshttps://youtu.be/7IJFV9wvssA
This bit in Rance 9 soundtrackhttps://youtu.be/xxgNjvTPv-g?t=64Is similar to EOSD Extra themehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs7zF8AxQCc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wl2eV-4yhCw>escapehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckETJHE6RPA>rural makai city esoteriathese two have some interesting similarities, and I wonder if ZUN actually did listen to Secret Garden
Kind of unrelated but I mixed Doll Judgement with Pumped up Kicks a few years ago and I thought they went pretty well togetherhttps://files.catbox.moe/iawpqj.mp4
bumping a cool thread
one that's probably fairly well-known is that the background riff of Strawberry Crisis!! (second pair of measures in picrel) is very close the background riff of Megami Tensei II's Explorer theme (first pair)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTLqnME57vohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCUd_XM-QFc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjmlh5yPXpghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZwOGMEAbQothis one is relatively unknown, I think
>>42970485Everyone should know.
>>42958529Stop taking drugs. It's not similar at all. It's not even the same chord progression if that's what you thought of.
>>42968201I did something similar with Drunk as I Like and Go Go Galo Senganhttps://litter.catbox.moe/gi2jhd.mp4
>>42970485https://youtu.be/_ZwOGMEAbQo?t=56https://youtu.be/k8ozVkIkr-g?t=47It might be a coincidence but it uses the same key (c minor), a very similar melodic line and the same weird E natural over dm7b5
>>42973736NTA but i can hear a similarity in the rhythm
>>42958653He did, he has said Secret Garden is even one of his favourite bands on his old website profile. Here's few examples:Passacaglia:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyVVp3KddF4The Doll Maker of Bucuresti:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVhtS5cjAv0Prayer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcCsmvNznegFlight of the Bamboo Cutter ~ Lunatic Princess:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw2WQjqKpVMHere's one Japanese site that has listed all the known influences from Secret Garden to Touhou, Escape mentioned:https://nrr08.com/Secret_Garden.html
>>42981149One of ZUN's favourite artists, Keiko Matsui, has also been influential to Touhou music:Mask:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXhR2lboeX8&t=77sBad Apple!!:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kXx6f7qaa8&t=20sTo the Indian Sea:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifl72bRBd7o&t=84sBloom Nobly, Ink-Black Cherry Blossom ~ Border of Life:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zis2TtxdFjQ&t=52sHere's the page for all known influences:https://nrr08.com/keikomatsui.html
"Original Sin"'s main riff from Castlevania 2 for the game boy is extremely similar to "the Last Judgement" from MS:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTPEYCw5uuM (relevant part starts at 0:42)https://youtu.be/GFsME6ire2M?t=2206This one has a very familiar sounding riff too, though I'm having a blank and can't put my finger on the corresponding song from touhou right now:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoGCokTDSyAI've never played castlevania and have only noticed these similarities after watching /cvania/'s team play in the latest /vr/ divegrass cup (to which I've had /98hu/ participate), so there might be even more castlevania songs ZUN has taken inspiration from.
>>42991957>This one has a very familiar sounding riff too, though I'm having a blank and can't put my finger on the corresponding song from touhou right now:The part starting at 0:15 sounds like Heian alien:https://youtu.be/qbMPHa-ncZk?t=78Is that the one you were looking for?
>>42992020Yep, that's the one.
>>42991957>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoGCokTDSyAAlso just noticed the part around 1:14 sounds a lot like Vanishing Dream ~ Lost Dreamhttps://youtu.be/vm4PvG7RGwU?t=75
>>42992069It's only for a short bit, but yeah that's quite similar.
The part at 2:00 in this always sounded extremely Touhou-ish to me, but I can't link it strongly to any particular Touhou piece. Maybe it feels very vaguely similar to Rumia's theme?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3O35mcfY7nE&t=120sThen again, prog rock in general and probably ELP more specifically had a lot of influence on Japanese video game boss music.
That section reminds me of hartmann's youkai girlhttps://youtu.be/4syvy2vjvQY?t=73
>>42992310Sounds like The Sealed Cloud Routehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6oYemiCjyA
>>42992409Forgot to quote >>42992310
>>42992409Yeah, I can hear some similarity there too.>>42992417That sounds VERY similar. Nice find.Now, the only thing we need is Prismriver edits of ELP album covers.
Everyone's heard this similarity by now but have a bump.Cyber Maze Corehttps://youtu.be/vOpQoAqTTpc?t=15Lunatic Eyes ~ Invisible Full Moonhttps://youtu.be/lY_KORpQPdI?t=65
I know these have been posted before, will post anywayYMO - Rydeenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv5jMLJQ9f4Eastern Strange Discoursehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c32q2TJediEYMO - Tong Poohttps://youtu.be/2T7TXVtGGFc?t=36Gensokyo Millenium ~ History of the Moonhttps://youtu.be/TAy3nlATLkk?t=21
doujin arrangement, i'm sorry if this is unrelatedhttps://youtu.be/vj72s9ro3BQ?t=135https://youtu.be/1cbjby1a-p4?t=24
>>43003244The main phrase from Gensokyo Millenium ~ History of the Moon is also similar toSwedish folk song - Skänklåt från Rättvikhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjvvILhITZg&t=170Braveheart themehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AN04imFDK8Wild Arms PS OPhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PdszXldT_g&t=17Another one:Wild Arms PS OPhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PdszXldT_g&t=9Mystic Dream ~ Snow or Cherry Petalhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihhvufZWDkU&t=34Shanghai Teahouse ~ Chinese Teahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbqoImQZ-EY
>>42969252honestly it just sounds like different parts of Utsuho's theme to me
>>42950951>>Bach Prelude in C minor>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgds1lPsrRI [Embed]>>Shinki's theme>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFqakHJ7-jI [Embed]These two aren't even similar. What are you even talking about?
>>43011645i hear a little bit of septette for the dead princess in wild arms OP too
>>42950951Which Touhou music does this sound like? I know there's one but can't remember its fucking name.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci5MAAvlUfI
>>43027852I can kind of hear both Satori's theme in this.
>>43027884>>43027916It's Satori's theme thanks, this shit was driving me crazy.
>>43027852>>43028032Hey! this sounds a lot more like Suwako theme than Satori's to mehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7dLp2Eb7cg
>>42958529damn i can't unhear it now
>>43045922Yes you can
I've always said that the first couple of seconds of Imperishable Night's title screen sounds a lot like Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence but nobody has agreed with me.