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Hopes and Dreams - The Lullaby Project

Decca GOLD

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'Hopes and Dreams for my Children' by Elsa ? Musical Connections Lullaby Project
1 Wildest Dreams - Janice Freeman
2 Hey Baby Boy - Natalie Merchant
3 My Baby Likes Bacon - Rhiannon Giddens
4 Noah - Catherine Zeta-Jones
5 Winter in My Heart - Rosanne Cash
6 Peace - Joyce DiDonato
7 Mi Nina Bella - Gilberto Santa Rosa with Camelia Muniz
8 Sweet Dreams (Close Your Eyes) - Patti LuPone
9 Mansell's Waltz - Rhiannon Giddens
10 Mother's Day - Pretty Yende
11 Esso, Esso - Angelique Kidjo
12 I Can't Wait to Meet You - Fiona Apple
13 The Moment You Were Born - Dianne Reeves
14 Hopes and Dreams - Joyce DiDonato and the Brentano Quartet
15 Dream Big - Lawrence Brownlee
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History was written in 2000 BC, and 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of Brahms' Lullaby, so this precious musical tradition has deep cultural and emotional roots. These personal songs bring people together, span generations, and tell stories about where we come from, who we are now, and our hopes for the future. The legacy continues with the release of Hopes and Dreams: The Lullaby Project on Decca Gold (Verve Label Group). The recording is inspired by the Lullaby Project, a program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute which pairs pregnant women, new mothers, and family members with professional artists to write and sing personal lullabies for their babies, supporting maternal health, aiding child development, and strengthening the bond between parent and child. Hopes and Dreams: The Lullaby Project features fifteen lullabies written by parents from across New York City, as performed by Fiona Apple, the Brentano String Quartet, Lawrence Brownlee, Rosanne Cash, Joyce DiDonato, Janice Freeman (The Voice 2017), Rhiannon Giddens (Nashville), Angélique Kidjo, Patti LuPone, Natalie Merchant (10,000 Maniacs), Dianne Reeves, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Pretty Yende, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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