What do you think is the greatest piece of Instrumental music?
I will go for 'Murder' by New Order.
Honourable mention for 'Classical Gas' by Mason Williams.
Oh I forgot 'Elegia' by New Order again, I'll put it in 3rd place then(Ha Ha)
I'll open it up to albums which gives me a chance to mention.
'Without Mercy' by The Durutti Column.
Vini Reilly is a genuine unsung hero while Mike Oldfield flew around in a private jet you would find Vini in Manchester record shops having tea & toast( he was totally skint)
Chain LightinG you are only showing up in notifications you have only posted link no name or artist so can't do my own research. Cheers mate.
- Mike WLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
Sleep Walk - Santo and Johnny
Mr. Moto - Agent Orange (It's a cover but it's my favourite version)
Little Martha - Allman Brothers
Embryonic Journey - Jefferson Airplane
Rude Mood - Stevie Ray Vaughan
- conley39Lv 72 months ago
Interstellar Overdrive - Pink Floyd
- SlowfingerLv 62 months ago
I agree with longshotsblues - best, greatest, etc. is pompous, especially in such a wide category as instrumental music. If you asked, "best song from the album" that could pass...
I choose J.S.Bach - Toccata and Fugue D Minor
Instead of the original, I am going to post two covers. They are from the same year but from significantly different parts of the world at the time. Yet they can function together as a medley. Hard to beat a piece of music that can do that.
Orchestr Josefa Vobruby - Toccata A Fuga D Moll [CSSR 1978]
Walter Murphy - Toccata And Funk In D Minor [USA 1978]
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- longshotsbluesLv 72 months ago
I don't do best, greatest, etc. There is way too much. This is among my Fav.'s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKcI2mcsueM
~Woodstock was epic but Tanglewood's performance a year later of "Soul Sacrifice" was the most outstanding. The arrangement notched up every musician's parts by a million. What Michael Schrieve did on a basic drum set could never be matched again by today's drummers with their 20 piece sets. ~This is what I listen to when I want to go back, get lost and set my soul free.
- dman63Lv 72 months ago
“Jessica” - Allman Brothers Band
“YYZ” - Rush
“Bron-yr-Aur”- Led Zeppelin
“Hoedown“ - Emerson, Lake and Palmer