Desert Island Disc [singular]

I’ll throw in a piece of music to accompany this post but it’s really asking you a question:

Not so much as a Desert Island Disc but more a legacy you leave behind.  The Beeb has approached you and asked you to select a passage or piece of music – just the one, no more – and they’ll preserve it with your name attached, for posterity.

This piece of music has to BE you, it has to sum you up as a person, it has to leave your message to the world. No restrictions on genre but perhaps on length – let’s cap it at about an hour.

One piece only, no special mentions.  A really tough task.  Meanwhile, a quickie:

9 comments for “Desert Island Disc [singular]

  1. Chuckles
    February 13, 2018 at 20:05
  2. The Blocked Dwarf
    February 13, 2018 at 23:44
  3. The Blocked Dwarf
    February 13, 2018 at 23:51

    Bugger! I forgot to put in a link to the English translation (it’s in the Cologne/ Low German dialect) : https://hospi-tales.com/2014/05/01/a-damn-long-time-ago-verdamp-lang-her/

  4. February 14, 2018 at 04:51

    Music one wrote? Or a piece one identifies most with? (A Venn overlap offers the possibility of both and neither).

    • February 14, 2018 at 10:38

      Whichever way encapsulates what you feel about things overall.

      Frankly, I’m having trouble settling on one piece which I would put forward. Need to think about it a bit longer.

      [Thinks for ten minutes]

      OK, this is mine:

      https://youtu.be/bmjNIq49398

      I don’t particularly like them, especially the blonde, don’t particularly like the song as music, don’t even like all this buzzard monkey thing but the overall message is good and I’m going to do a post on it [natch].

  5. Distant Relative
    February 14, 2018 at 11:31

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ECUtkv2qV8

    *di dum di dum di dum* 🙂

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