Salut Salon

Carnival Fantasy (Special Edition)

5 Feb 2016

Barcode: 0825646930159

Why did it take so long to realize this? The true heroes, the honored and adored subjects of countless classical works, are not obscure distant lovers, landscapes or heroic ideals - no, our animal friends are what inspired the great masters! Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov devoted his most popular piece (also one of the most famous classical works ever) to a bumblebee, Bach wrote "Sheep May Safely Graze", Camille Saint-Saëns created an entire imaginary musical zoo in his famous "Carnival of the Animals", Jacques Ibert composed a monument to a donkey. We can thank the Salut Salon ensemble, along with many others, for exploring this zoological side of music.

For their new album, "Carnival Fantasy", the four exceptional musicians have taken their successful stage program into the studio. Like no other chamber music group, these four ladies from Germany have inspired fans around the world for the past 13 years with virtuoso playfulness, charm and humour that transcend the boundaries of genre and ventures off the beaten path of traditional classical music. "Carnival Fantasy" is a firework of transformation, a playground for boundless joy and a celebration of unique, surprising arrangements - a trademark of the quartet.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Introduktion und königlicher Marsch des Löwen  - Salut Salon 
02 Afrika  - Salut Salon 
03 Der kleine weiße Esel  - Salut Salon 
04 Malaika  - Salut Salon 
05 Fluchttiere  - Salut Salon 
06 Totentanz  - Salut Salon 
07 Das Vogelhaus  - Salut Salon 
08 Der Schwan  - Salut Salon 
09 Aquarium  - Salut Salon 
10 Haifisch-Medley  - Salut Salon 
11 Das Liebeslied an die Leuchtqualle  - Salut Salon 
12 Escualo (Haifisch)  - Salut Salon 
13 The Python's Song - Trust in Me (Das Lied der Schlange Kaa - Hör auf mich)  - Salut Salon 
14 Sachidao  - Salut Salon 
15 Les Deux Guitares  - Salut Salon 
16 Schafe können sicher weiden  - Salut Salon 
17 Hummelflug - Green Hornet  - Salut Salon 
18 Masquerade  - Salut Salon 
19 J'ai en moi un zoo tout entier (In mir lebt ein ganzer Zoo)  - Salut Salon 
Disc 2 
01 Portrait Salut Salon  - Salut Salon 
02 Competitive Foursome  - Salut Salon 
03 Black Eyes  - Salut Salon 
04 Africa from Carnival Fantasy  - Salut Salon 

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