Sleep Softly: Classical Lullabies By Brahms, Schubert, Satie, Debussy... by David PastorSleep Softly: Classical Lullabies By Brahms, Schubert, Satie, Debussy... by David Pastor

Sleep Softly: Classical Lullabies By Brahms, Schubert, Satie, Debussy...

byDavid PastorIllustratorÉlodie Nouhen

Picture Books | May 12, 2015

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Timeless tunes for tots
 
This selection of beloved melodies from some of the world’s more revered composers, including Brahms, Schubert, Ravel, and Debussy, will lull babies into a sweet, blissful sleep. Along with the whimsical, dream-like illustrations, the storybook and accompanying CD feature 16 classical lullabies orchestrated for a wind quintet and harp performed by the critically acclaimed L'Ensemble Agora. In addition, a brief commentary accompanies each featured musical work.
 
COMPOSITION / COMPOSER / DURATION:
 
1. Barcarolle 2.22 Jacques Offenbach
2. Après un rêve (After a Dream) 3.08 Gabriel Fauré
3. Von Fremden Ländern (Of Foreign Lands) 1.30 Robert Schumann
4. La boîte à Joujou (The Toybox) 1.16 Claude Debussy
5. Gymnopédie No. 1 3.24 Eric Satie 
6. La poupée (The Doll) 2.07 Georges Bizet
7. Sändmannchen (The Little Sandman) 2.31 Johannes Brahms
8. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) 0.56 Johannes Brahms 
9. Solveig's Song 3.16 Edvard Grieg
10. Schlafe, mein Prinzchen, schlaf ein (Sleep, My Little Prince, Fall Asleep) 0.48 Bernard Flies
11. Ständchen (Serenade) 4.17 Franz Shubert
12. Gute nacht (Good Night) 2.48 Franz Shubert
13. Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty’s Pavane) 1.46 Maurice Ravel
14. Feuillet d’album (Album Leaf) 1.46 Emmanuel Chabrier
15. Dors, ami (Sleep, my friend) 0.52 Jules Massenet
16. Brezairola (Lullaby) 1.51 Traditional
 
Elodie Nouhen is a children’s album illustrator and the illustrator of the award-winning Songs from the Baobab. She studied at the Ecole Supérieure d’arts graphiques Penninghen in Paris. David Pastor is a horn player and the founder and artistic director of the Ensemble Agora, a wind and harp ensemble based in Lyon, France, that has re...
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Title:Sleep Softly: Classical Lullabies By Brahms, Schubert, Satie, Debussy...Format:Picture BooksDimensions:36 pages, 8 × 8.25 × 0.98 inPublished:May 12, 2015Publisher:The Secret MountainLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:2924217245

ISBN - 13:9782924217245

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"It’s a lovely gift for self, family or friend. And a beautiful addition to any library or community collection." —Kristen Heimerl, childrenswritersguild.com