The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has been mentioned here before: http://www.music-discussion.com/show...trans-siberian --24th item and http://www.music-discussion.com/show...trans-siberian --21st item. Here's some BG: Wiki and Site (has some good SoundCloud offerings): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Siberian_Orchestra and http://www.trans-siberian.com/ Here's some tunes and BONUSES:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vNcGlM8O3I << If you click HQ, you will get the whole playlist streamed down. If you want that--cool--but you're notified. It is worth doing--you can punch out at any time...My Link is to ordinary quality.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQNirj6lbGY << "Search" will bring some nice vids built on this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwnHQ3vNjM4 << This, folks, is how you open a BIG-TIME rock show
BONUS 1: complete 2-1/2 hour concert from last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Sqxc7CwzyM
BONUS 2: Make of this what you will: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JApm43OSp1g
PERSONAL NOTES: 1) I enjoyed them way more than I thought I might--I hope you find this experience as rewarding; 2) As much as they are a hard-working recording/touring band, they are also one of the best professionalizing times a player can have--look at the number and variety that have passed through with distinction in the last 15 years. Amazing.; 3) I hope you have upscale playback facilities for their full-concerts here but especially on DVD--the pyrotechnics alone are worth the price of admission.; 4) Mannheim Steamroller are pretty good in their own right but TSO owns Christmas.