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Soothing music for a Royal Baby. Over 17 enchanting tracks. 1 CD. Over 1 hour playing time.
Cat. no.: GLMY69
In one supremely satisfying programme, seventeen melodies that envelop the listener in their charm and magic. Music to carry you far from the cares of the everyday world, wrap you in delightful reveries and softly lift your spirits. From the dreamy enchantment of Debussy's captivating Clair de Lune to Brahms' beautiful Lullaby, Faure's reflective Pavane to Schumann's enchanting Traumerei, you'll be listening to timeless melodies that have brought peace and tranquillity to generations. Fifteen great composers are represented by their most intimate melodies in acclaimed performances and recordings.
Celebrated orchestras and conductors, include: Herbert von Karajan conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham; Antal Dorati conducting the Philharmonia Hungarica; Leopold Stokowski conducting his Symphony Orchestra; and many more.
|1||Lullaby (Brahms)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Capitol Symphony Orchestra|
|2||Serenade from 'Schwanengesang' (Schubert)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra|
|3||Traumerei from 'Kinderszenen' (Schumann)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra|
|4||Elegie (Massenet)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra|
|5||Clair de Lune from 'Suite Bergamasque' (Debussy)||Leopold Stokowski conducting his Symphony Orchestra|
|6||Pavane, Op 50 (Fauré)||Sir Thomas Beecham conducting Orchestre National de l'ORTF|
|7||A Musical Snuffbox, Op 32 (Liadov)||Efrem Kurtz conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra|
|8||Aquarium from 'The Carnival of the Animals' (Saint-Saens)||Leo Litwin & Samuel Lipman with the Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by Arthur Fiedler|
|9||Venus from 'The Planets' Suite (Holst)||Herbert von Karajan conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra|
|10||Italiana from 'Ancient Airs & Dances' Suite No 3 (Respighi)||Antal Dorati conducting the Philharmonia Hungarica|
|11||Clarinet Concerto in A - Second Movement (Mozart)||Jack Brymer with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham|
|12||Nocturne from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Mendelssohn)||Peter Maag conducting the London Symphony Orchestra|
|13||Berceuse from 'Dolly' Suite (Fauré)||Sir Thomas Beecham conducting Orchestre National de l'ORTF|
|14||Solveig's Song from 'Peer Gynt' Suite No 2 (Grieg)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Capitol Symphony Orchestra|
|15||Adagietto from 'L'Arlesienne' Suite No 1 (Bizet)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Capitol Symphony Orchestra|
|16||Berceuse from 'Jeux d'Enfants' (Bizet)||Jean Martinon conducting the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra|
|17||Berceuse (Jarnefelt)||Carmen Dragon conducting the Capitol Symphony Orchestra|
All tracks sensitively restored and digitally re-mastered.