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Baby To Be - Tender Classical Music For Your Unborn Baby


Release Date: 09/27/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 28842  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachJohannes BrahmsLéo DelibesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Baby to Be is a beautiful collection of tender classical music for the unborn child. With serene classical music from greats like Mozart, Brahms, Bach and Chopin, this is the perfect soundtrack to help soothe and relax mum and baby. Ensuring a bright beginning to the baby's formative days, this collection encourages the special bond between a mother and her child with gentle lullabies and ambient melodies. Baby to Be is a beautiful collection of tender classical music for the unborn child. With serene classical music from greats like Mozart, Brahms, Bach and Chopin, this is the perfect soundtrack to help soothe and relax mum and baby. Ensuring a bright beginning to the baby's formative days, this collection encourages the special bond between a mother and her child with gentle lullabies and ambient melodies. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
2. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
3. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
4. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
5. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
6. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
7. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
8. Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
9. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
10. Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
11. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
12. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
13. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
14. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
15. Divertimento for 2 Horns and Strings no 17 in D major, K 334 (320b): 3rd movement, Menuetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779-1780; Salzburg, Austria 
16. Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 

Sound Samples

Cantata No. 208 'Sheep may safely graze' (arr. Marinner)
5 Lieder Op. 49 (arr. Truls Mørk): IV. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (Scherer)
Lakmé (2002 Digital Remaster): Duetto: Viens, Mallika (Lakmé/Mallika)
Serenade No. 13 in G, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (1997 - Remaster): II. Romanze (Andante)
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune
Carmen: Entr'acte, Act III (Intermezzo)
The Swan (Le Cygne)
Le Carnaval des animaux, 'Carnival of the Animals': The Aquarium
The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement: Dance of the Reed Flutes
Consolations S.172: III. Lento placido
4 Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-9, Suite No.3 in D Major, BWV 1068 (2 oboes, 3 trumpets, strings and timpani): Air
Orfeo ed Euridice (1997 Digital Remaster), Act II, Scene 2: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Berceuse in D Flat, Op.57
Peer Gynt: Prelude (Morning)
Divertimento No. 17 in D K334/K320b: Menuetto I
Madama Butterfly (1990 Digital Remaster), Act II: Coro a bocca chiusa / Humming Chorus

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