I love instrumental music.Any other websites you can suggest?

I love instrumental music.Any other websites you can suggest?Any recommendations?It could be an instrumental version of any popular songs.Or plain instrumental song of either unknown or well-known artists.You can also suggest stuffs like a recorded voice of a baby crying,a chirping bird,a rain,a thunderstorm and many others.Thanks.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I prefer instrumentals, also. "YouTube.com" has tons of stuff and so does "MyPlace.com" and "GarageBand.com". I haven't searched for instrumentals per se, but I find them in the jazz categories quite regularly. There are some cuts by cellist Yo Yo Ma that are so beautiful they could make you cry. The Twelve Girls Band out of China (I think) play neo-classical style with cellos, violins and traditional Chinese instruments. It is wonderful. "Hooked on Classics" was a group of symphonic musicians who played popular music, jazz and classical in a classical-rock fusion style. They were very popular in the late 1980's into the 1990's because they are great! The Brazilian pianist Deodato also falls into this classical-rock fusion style and was also very popular--especially with his rendition of "Rhapsody in Blue"!

    I am a pianist so I like good instrumental keyboard stuff. I especially like people who are introspective and just try to get totally inside the music. Bill Evans, Keith Jarret, McCoy Tyner always. Sometimes Bob James, Chick Corea and David Benoit. And of course, the aforementioned Yo Yo Ma (though not a keyboardist) will take you there! There is some really exciting and cosmic keyboard music in the pure-electronic creations of Tangerine Dream and Vangelis. Some of the so-called "new-age" pianists (George Winston, Will Ackerman, Philip Aaberg and Yanni for instance -- all on the Windham Hill label I think) are also good to listen to, but a lot of their work lacks a "certain substance" (are not substantial enough).

  • 1 decade ago

    Well, it isn't exactly Jazz, but...

    ZREO-Zelda Reorchestrated www.zreomusic.com

    Some of the music on here is pretty.... Others are meant for the video game.

    Garritan Personal Orchestra - www.garritan.com

    If you scroll down on the website, then there will be three buttons that say "demos and mp3's"...click on one of them and you can download some nice songs... or delete them after you download them if you don't like 'em.

    P.S. If you think I did a bad job on my answer, or think I could've done a better job, PLEASE let me know! You can e-mail me.... or instant message me... just let me know!

  • 1 decade ago

    My suggestion would be the Live Music Archive in archive.org (http://www.archive.org/details/etree). While not all the music is instrumental, a lot is. Also, the music is free & LEGAL!!!

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