Soundtrack: Unfinished Sympathy

The Touchstone novel Unfinished Sympathy comes with a soundtrack that features the final movement of Mahler’s Tenth and some ragtime and later jazz recordings to give a flavour of Marshall’s Hotel.

Click the image to get the soundtrack on Spotify:

A good example of James Reese Europe’s proto-jazz is not available on Spotify, so I haven’t been able to add it to the soundtrack, but here is the brilliant Memphis Blues, recorded by Lieut. James Reese Europe’s 369th Infantry (“Hell Fighters”) Band.

 

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