The best piece of music ever

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  1. So I listen and I learn, I watch and I see. I am rather eclectic in my music taste, anything bar jazz and heavy metal works.

    Now I ask you, the BEST piece of music ever? Not what you fancy you like, not ever what you like now. The best you have ever known.

    I could say silly things that I like a lot such as:
    Bizet - Les pecheurs de perles
    Rage Against the Machine - Pistol Grip Pump
    Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
    Knees Up Mother Brown (as a pub song)
    Over The Hills and Far Away
    Bling 182 - The Party Song
    Borodin's - No.2, 3rd Movement
    Fleetwood Mac - Albatross

    Still, what wins hands down for now and forever more is:
    Elgar - Nimrod from Enigma Varitions
     
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  3. Nimrod !
     
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  4. Nimmo!
     
  5. Zadoc the Priest tied for first place with the 1812 Choral.

    End of thread !!!
     
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  6. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Deltic

     
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  7. Or maybe this:

     
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  8. An American in Paris - Gershwin
    The Lark Ascending - Vaughan Williams
    Cornish Dances - Malcolm Arnold
    A Shropshire Lad - George Butterworth
    Appalachian Spring - Aaron Copeland
    Romeo and Juliet - Sergei Prokofiev
    Enigma Variations - Elgar
    Spitfire Prelude / Dambusters / A Bridge Too Far, etc, etc.
     
  9. ".Swing Low Sweet Chariot" When England are losing.
     
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  10. skid2

    skid2 LE Book Reviewer

    Led zep. Led zep 2. Or if pushed 'what is and what should never be'
     
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  11. Negligent-Discharge

    Negligent-Discharge LE Book Reviewer

    ..... sorry, but I could write for hours on my choices. It's like asking "Who's your favourite daughter?" or "Who's your favourite parent? Mum or Dad?"
     
  12. Which reminds me, do you not owe us pictures of your three daughters???