Words cannot express how much I love Ulrich Schnauss. Far Away Trains Passing By and Strangely Isolated Place are two of the most calming CDs I own. They’re quietly beautiful, in a spectacular way. There is absolutely no way to listen to this music and not be happy.
If anyone has any suggestions for additional music with the same sort of tranquillity to it, I’d love to hear them. I loved Sasha’s Involver, too, and Delerium’s Chimera would be one of my all-time favorites if it didn’t make me insanely homesick for Vancouver in 2003. (I used to listen to that album while driving over the Lion’s Gate Bridge, every day, in my Moment of Zen)