Sky II – Toccata (Transylvanian instrumental)

this is a fantastic instrumental from Sky- Toccata, which rose to no.5 in the UK charts on 5th April 1980. Sky was a British instrumental group that specialised in fusing a variety of musical styles including light rock, progressive rock, classical and jazz. The group’s best known members were classical guitarist John Williams, bass player Herbie Flowers (a former member of Blue Mink and T.Rex), and Francis Monkman, a founder member of progressive rock band Curved Air. Sky II – Toccata (Transylvanian instrumental)



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  1.  I saw these guys when I was very young, with Herbie Flowers sitting on a giant "teapot" playing bass – a pleasure and a privilege. John Williams was my inspiration for playing classical guitar!

  2. Very Nice. A good combination of pictures to go with what the music evokes — spooky, romantic and whimsical. I use do the same kind of thing, but now I have actually stepped in front of the camera to do my Count Vlad live… sort of.

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