Transsiberia: The Russian Express Railway Experience is the soundtrack to a documentary of the same name. The electronic music score is by Tangerine Dream (Edgar Froese and Jerome Froese). Tangerine Dream soundtracks are seldom, if ever, middle of the road. They are either great works that stand alone well or they are complete flops when taken out of context. This is a great CD. The imagery is clear and vivid, the sway of the rhythm creates the feeling of being on a train, and the soundscapes are appropriately cold and aloof. Deep listeners will feel the isolation of Siberia and the aura of royalty in the Russian heritage. This is classic Berlin school electronica by the founders of the style. It is essential e-music.
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AllMusic Review by Jim Brenholts