Futurist Trendcast

In no particular order, the best music ever written for the Christmas – New Year Holidays and Winter!

Enjoy as part of the FuturisTrendcast Year 2017 wrap-up & New Year 2018 celebrations!

There should be no surprise that most of it is Russian music — Russians embrace and celebrate winter like no other!

Гeoргий Свиридов ~ The composer of the Russian winter wonderland, Georgy Sviridov ~ the dreamy Waltz Snowstorm (Waltz from the musical illustrations to A.S. Pushkin’s “Snowstorm”)

Арам Хачатурян ~ Вальс из кф Маскарад  ~ Aram Khachaturian’s amazing waltz from the Soviet/Russian masterpiece film Masquerade, after the immortal work by Michail Lermontov. (The New Year masquerade ball has been a long-standing Russian tradition.)

Гeoргий Свиридов ~ Troika by Georgy Sviridov  ~ The word ‘Troika’ (Eng. ‘trinity’) usually refers to the iconic Russian set of three horses pulling a sleigh or carriage.

Гeoргий Свиридов, Метель ~ Georgy Sviridov’s Winter Romance


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