The odd story of how Brian Eno composed the Windows 95 startup sound

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It's one of the most instantly recognisable pieces of music ever, so much so that you probably don't readily identify it as music. It's a heavenly chime, a blend of technology and nature, and it comes in under six seconds. It's the Windows 95 startup chime, and if you can't remember what it sounds like, here's a refresher.

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