Program #2014

The universality of lullabies is celebrated with this exploration of melodies from around the globe. While many are appropriately soothing and sweet, they're by no means uniform in their sounds, idioms and instrumental resources. Selections include Chanticleer's "Colors of Love," Meredith Monk's "Dolmen Music," Anna-Kaisa Liedes's "Sandaran Laulu," Last Forever's "All For You," and Deep Forest's "Sweet Lullaby."

PROGRAM #2014, "Lullabies" (First aired on Monday, March 04, 2002)





Anna-Kaisa Liedes

Oi Miksi

Sandaran Laulu [4:30]

Riverboat #1009. Available from online sources*

Marta Sebestyen


Hindi Lullabye [6:00]

Hannibal/Rykodisc #1392** *

Various artists: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Lullaby: A Collection

Be Still My Child [3:00]

Music for Little People #42565.**


Colors of Love

S. Stucky: Rouxinol do Pico Preto (from "Cradle Songs") [3:00]

Teldec #24570** or

Simon Jeffes

Piano Music

Lullaby [3:30]

Zopf#003. or

Last Forever

Trainfare Home

All For You [5:30]

Nonesuch #79604** *

Spirit Nation

Winter Moons

Tipikan (Lullaby) [2:30]

Karuna #85203** *

Solomon Islands

Fataleka and Baegu Music (Music of the Solomon Islands)

Rorogwela (Lullaby) [1:30]

Auvidis/UNESCO #8027. Seems to be out of print. Try

Deep Forest

Deep Forest

Sweet Lullaby [3:30]

Epic #53747** also available online*

Meredith Monk

Dolmen Music

Gotham Lullaby [4:00]

ECM #1197** *

Howard Skempton

Surface Tension

Lullaby [3:00]

Mode #61. *

Various artists: Libana

Deep Forest

Lullaby: A Collection

Swedish Lullaby [3:00]

Sweet Lullaby, ambient mix, excerpt [1:30]

See above.

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