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Solaris appears to be part of the StereoPeriferic label, and this album is subtitled ‘Hungarian World Music’, which is exactly what it is. While the music is mostly piano/keyboard driven, there are lots of different elements and style. Vocals are used as an instrument, so there are no lyrics. There is interplay between different instruments, but what gives this album its’ joy is that there is a freedom of expression, and lots of different ideas coming through. The music may have a folky poppy feel, but then turn into Gregorian chant. It is not rock music, but is still music from the soul, that can lift the spirit. It is not an album that I will be returning to a great deal but there are going to be times when this will be just the perfect thing to play on a warm Summer’s evening. Sixteen musicians combined to make this CD, and they work together extremely well.