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La Villa Strangiato is an instrumental by Rush. It is their first and longest instrumental, at over 9 minutes long. It was also a very difficult song to get right. Rush spent more time working on La Villa Strangiato than the entire Fly by Night

Alex Lifeson playing the song at Pinkpop

album. It took 40 takes to get right. Well, that's an exaggeration. But close.


  • I: "Buenos Nochas, Mein Froinds!" - (0:00)
  • II: "To sleep, perchance to dream..." - (0:27)
  • III: "Strangiato theme" - (2:00)
  • IV: "A Lerxst in Wonderland" - (3:16)