For Your Baby

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Decca's For Your Baby features classical pieces that suit a variety of settings and moods, from playful to restful, for babies and young children. Mozart's "Baby Steps (Allegro from Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545 Sonata)" and Saint-Saëns' "Aquarium from The Carnival of the Animals" are on the livelier side, while Debussy's "Reverie," "Greensleeves," and, of course, "Brahms' Lullaby" and Mozart's "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Theme from 12 Variations in C major, K. 2)" all provide a soothing backdrop for naptime or other quiet activities. Pieces by Chopin, Schumann, Bach, and Humperdinck round out this album, which should appeal...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Decca's For Your Baby features classical pieces that suit a variety of settings and moods, from playful to restful, for babies and young children. Mozart's "Baby Steps (Allegro from Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545 Sonata)" and Saint-Saëns' "Aquarium from The Carnival of the Animals" are on the livelier side, while Debussy's "Reverie," "Greensleeves," and, of course, "Brahms' Lullaby" and Mozart's "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Theme from 12 Variations in C major, K. 2)" all provide a soothing backdrop for naptime or other quiet activities. Pieces by Chopin, Schumann, Bach, and Humperdinck round out this album, which should appeal to parents and babies alike.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2004
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947614173
  • Catalog Number: 000180612
  • Sales rank: 127,889

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Wiegenlied ("Guten Abend, gut Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 49/4 - Julian Lloyd Webber (63:32)
  2. 2 Theme (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star) - Ingrid Haebler (60:54)
  3. 3 Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59 - Wilhelm Kempff (59:58)
  4. 4 Air on a G String - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (56:46)
  5. 5 Suite bergamasque, for piano, L. 75 - Naoko Yoshino (51:30)
  6. 6 Children's Prayer - Anny Schlemm (45:45)
  7. 7 Allegro (Baby Steps) - Mitsuko Uchida (42:50)
  8. 8 Rêverie, for piano, L. 68 - Julian Lloyd Webber (38:13)
  9. 9 Adagio cantabile - Claudio Arrau (34:10)
  10. 10 Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109 - Julian Lloyd Webber (30:42)
  11. 11 Humming Chorus - BBC Concert Orchestra (26:09)
  12. 12 Greensleeves, folk song - Toyohiko Satoh (23:06)
  13. 13 Berceuse, for piano, 4 hands or orchestra (Dolly, suite), Op. 56/1 (19:41)
  14. 14 Kinderszenen No. 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7 - Christoph Eschenbach (17:03)
  15. 15 Aquarium - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (13:34)
  16. 16 Berceuse, for violin & piano (or orchestra) in D major, Op. 16 - Jean-Claude Ambrosini (11:28)
  17. 17 Beautiful Dreamer, for voice & piano (7:57)
  18. 18 Menuet and Trio - Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (4:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
André Previn Conductor
Marilyn Horne Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Boston Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performing Ensemble
BBC Concert Orchestra Performing Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Edita Gruberová Soprano (Vocal)
John Lenehan Piano
Julian Lloyd Webber Cello
Neville Marriner Conductor
Claudio Arrau Piano
Walter Berry Brass Baritone
Karl Münchinger Conductor
Naoko Yoshino Harp
Georg Solti Conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Ingrid Haebler Piano
Seiji Ozawa Conductor
Barry Wordsworth Conductor
Lucia Popp Soprano (Vocal)
Wilhelm Kempff Piano
Brigitte Fassbaender Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Toyohiko Satoh Lute
Christoph Eschenbach Piano
James Judd Conductor
Christian Ferras Violin
Norma Burrowes Soprano (Vocal)
Jean-Claude Ambrosini Piano
Julia Hamari Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Mitsuko Uchida Piano
Anny Schlemm Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Carl Davis Conductor
Technical Credits
Ludwig van Beethoven Composer
Johannes Brahms Composer
Gabriel Fauré Composer
Stephen Foster Composer
Leopold Mozart Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Camille Saint-Saëns Composer
Robert Schumann Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer
Frédéric Chopin Composer
Claude Debussy Composer
Carla Leighton Art Direction
Traditional Composer
Joseph S. Szurly Executive Producer
Joseph Szurly Executive Producer
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