The romance of rail travel, captured by novelists from Agatha Christie to Graham Greene, comes to life in I Salonisti's musical odyssey on the Trans-Siberian Express as it makes its way from Moscow to the shores of the Pacific.
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Visit the Palm Court Orchestra of the great ocean liners of the last century (in this case, the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic). The music is romantic withoutRead more being sentimental, colorful but never flamboyant. A tender soiree, a romantic tete-a-tete, the anticipation of a jour fixe are what come to mind when listening to this album of fond reminiscences from a vanished but perhaps more colorful and intimate era. Read less
Works on This Recording
Dark Eyesby Anonymous Orchestra/Ensemble:
Written: Russia Notes: Arranger: Mondvay.
Midnight in Moscowby Vasily Solov'yov-Sedoy Orchestra/Ensemble:
Period: 20th Century Written: USSR Notes: Arranger: Mondvay.
Gayaneh: Sabre Danceby Aram Khachaturian Orchestra/Ensemble:
Period: 20th Century Written: 1942/1957; USSR Notes: Arranger: Mondvay.
Hopakby Modest Mussorgsky Orchestra/Ensemble:
Period: Romantic Written: 1866/1868; Russia Notes: Arranger: Mondvay.