Below the beautiful song Laylay by Sövkət Ələkbərova, and the superb animation work from the creative Russian group METRONOME FILM, part of a project called “Lullabies of the World.”
As some of you may have noticed, we have a new mouth in our opera household. As I hum various Bach oratorios to this little one in the middle of the night I think about standard folk songs and what people used to sing to children.
I bet there are a whole lot of new parents using Beatles songs as their go-to evening melody now that folk songs are out of fashion.
There’s a lot more variety out there than merely Rock-a-bye Baby. You may want to expand your own personal repertoire for the sake of your sanity. 😉 Throw in some Bach or Mozart while you’re at it. It’s good for you and the bambina.