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    Posted: February 14 2011 at 21:42
Pick your favorite Mike Oldfield composition among the ones of 10+ minutes duration. I'll go with Hergest Ridge, Pt. 2.
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Ommadawn part 1.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Steven Brodziak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 14 2011 at 22:09
I now have his entire discography. I will have to explore the options here and get back to this and not be rash.
Well, there it is. (Amadeus)
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Amarok. Amazing.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 14 2011 at 23:13
My fav, Platinum, is not listed. Here Incantations part 3
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The first one I heard - Tubular Bells part 1.
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Incantations Pt1
 
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1. Ommadawn part 1
2. Tubular Bells part 1
3. Tubular Bells part 2
4. Incantations part 2
5. Incantations part 1
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote iluvmarillion Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 15 2011 at 04:28
Originally posted by VanVanVan VanVanVan wrote:

Amarok. Amazing.

While it might be amazing I've never been able to connect with it.
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Tubular Bells....either part
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All great stuff. I like the obvious ones but also Wind Chimes is amazing. Music From the Balcony is wonderful. Orabidoo.....omg...so many good ones. nI can't possibly vote.
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Atoms Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 15 2011 at 13:21
My introduction to Mike Oldfield was Wind Chimes, and it's still my favorite song by him.
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Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

All great stuff. I like the obvious ones but also Wind Chimes is amazing. Music From the Balcony is wonderful. Orabidoo.....omg...so many good ones. nI can't possibly vote.
 
Completely agreed and then some.
 
Likewise, I can not say enough about all these.
 
Probably because I like weird stuff, and fun stuff, I did vote for Amarok. But that list is down right almost impossible! 
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Originally posted by moshkito moshkito wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

All great stuff. I like the obvious ones but also Wind Chimes is amazing. Music From the Balcony is wonderful. Orabidoo.....omg...so many good ones. nI can't possibly vote.
 
Completely agreed and then some.
 
Likewise, I can not say enough about all these.
 
Probably because I like weird stuff, and fun stuff, I did vote for Amarok. But that list is down right almost impossible! 

This must be some kind of breakthrough for us.Beer
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Originally posted by XTChuck XTChuck wrote:

 
Features some great drumming from Simon Phillips who also co-produced it. Maybe the 'heaviest' track Mike Oldfield ever recorded?
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Amarok
Taurus II
Ommadawn, Part 2

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I am also for Ommadawn Pt. 1

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i just love Crises
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oups!! hard choice!!  ommadawn and hergest ridge first come to mind ( with incantations ) but give my vote to wind chimes,a great piece that deserves more votes than it's about to getWink

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