travel music, a new genre

… the wanderer

 who sings his trail
becomes the path,
the song his way…

what is travel music?

journeys that inspire music & music that requires space
  • poetry, art, photography, stories, that inspire music and traveling 
  • Journeys that lead to music, poetry, art, photography, stories
  • Introspective sound paintings of far-away lands by Christel Veraart
why a new genre?
  • I’ve heard from many artists who have the same issue that I do, – unable to find a genre that describes their music adequately.
who is travel music for?
  • Anyone interested in reading about the stories behind the music
  • Anyone interested in discovering new music, art or literature 
  • Anyone interested in exceeding physical and/or linguistic borders
what to expect in this travel music blog
  • Free music videos by Christel Veraart
  • Reviews on music, books, poetry, art, landscapes that influenced me
  • Reviews on music, books, poetry, art, landscapes I come across 
what you can do for travel music
Send us your stories, your comments and suggestions 

the voice behind this blog

Christel Veraart is a musician, composer and multimedia artist. Born in the Netherlands, she studied classical piano and voice at the Maastricht Conservatory of Music, the National Conservatory of Music in Buenos Aires, and also in London and Paris. Her compositions reflect her own experiences, travels and love for nature. Years spent in South America have left en imprint on her style, both melodically and rhythmically. Some have described her music as “introspective sound paintings of far away lands”. Other than the great classical composers, influenced by Loreena McKennitt, Carlos Nakai, Susanne Abbuehl, Dino Saluzzi, Astor Piazzolla, Luis Bacalov, Egberto Gismonti, Karl Jenkins, Lisa Gerrard, Atahualpa Yupanqui.