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Trans-Siberian Express / I Salonisti


Release Date: 03/01/2007 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 425214   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalAnonymousVasily Solov'yov-SedoyAram Khachaturian,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

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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Read 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.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Dark Eyes by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Written: Russia 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
2.
Midnight in Moscow by Vasily Solov'yov-Sedoy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
3.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
4.
Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866/1868; Russia 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
5.
Ruthenian Folk Dance by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
6.
Age of Gold, Op. 22: Polka by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927-1930; USSR 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
7.
Slavonic Rhapsody no 2 by Carl B. U. Friedemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
8.
Gayaneh: Gopak by Aram Khachaturian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
9.
Two guitars by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Written: Russia 
Notes: Arranger: Ferraris. 
10.
Russian Folk Tunes by Mihaly Hajdu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
11.
Tango by Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 
12.
The Nightingale by Alexander Alyabyev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Salonisti
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Arranger: Mondvay. 

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