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My First Lullaby Album

Brahms / Slovak Radio Sym Orch / Breiner
Release Date: 03/27/2012 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578213   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsFelix MendelssohnIgor StravinskyRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Jénö JandóIdil BiretEinar Steen-NöklebergStefan Veselka,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter BreinerAnthony BramallAlexander RahbariKeith Clark,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For centuries, babies and children all over the world have been rocked to sleep with a song to calm them. Whether parents sing or play, or press play, they know that music so often soothes with success. Composers have written lullabies for different reasons—sometimes as standalone songs or pieces and sometimes as part of a larger work. Here is a variety of restful tracks to foster the sweet dreams of all! For centuries, babies and children all over the world have been rocked to sleep with a song to calm them. Whether parents sing or play, or press play, they know that music so often soothes with success. Composers have written lullabies for different reasons—sometimes as standalone songs or pieces and sometimes as part of a larger work. Here is a variety of restful tracks to foster the sweet dreams of all! Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: 3. Notturno by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
3.
Firebird: Berceuse by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5.
Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
6.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7.
Chanson de nuit, Op. 15 no 1 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  James Judd
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
8.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 4, Notturno by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Einar Steen-Nökleberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9.
Pieces (2) for Piano, B 188: no 1, Lullaby by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Stefan Veselka (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
11.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 3 - no 4, Brezairola by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Véronique Gens ()
Conductor:  Jean-Claude Casadesus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
12.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 6, Allegro non troppo in E major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
13.
Hymnus an den Heiligen Geist, D 948b/Op. 154 by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
14.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
15.
Ręverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  François-Joël Thiollier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
16.
Album pour enfants, Op. 39: no 21, Douce ręverie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
17.
Firste Booke of Songes: no 20, Come, heavy sleepe by John Dowland
Performer:  Dorothy Linell (Lute), Steven Rickards ()
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1597; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
18.
Lullaby by Arnold Bax
Performer:  Ashley Wass (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

5 Lieder, Op. 49 (arr. for orchestra): 5 Lieder, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (arr. for orchestra)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Act III: Nocturne
Lullaby
The Firebird Suite *: The Firebird Suite: V. Berceuse (Lullaby)
Kinderszenen (Scenes of Childhood), Op. 15: Kinderszenen (Scenes of childhood), Op. 15: No. 7. Traumerei (Dreaming)
Berceuse, Op. 16
Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27, No. 2
Chanson de nuit, Op. 15, No. 1
Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: No. 4. Nocturne
2 Pieces, Op. posth., B. 188: No. 1. Lullaby in G major
Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune (arr. A. Reed): Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune (arr. A. Reed for orchestra)
Album for the Young, Op. 39: No. 21. Sweet Dreams (Douce reverie)
Chants d'Auvergne, Vol. 1: Series 3: No. 4. Brezairola (Cradle Song)
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 6, Op. 67: No. 36 in E major, Op. 67, No. 6
Wiegenlied, Op. 98, No. 2, D. 498 (arr. for orchestra)
Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
Book of Songs, Book 1: Come, heavy sleep
Reverie

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