Soothing Music for Your Young Child
It's never to early to introduce a child to great classical music. Try playing some of these soothing favorites at naptime or bedtime.
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring BWV 147
Chorale Prelude BWV 645 "Wachet Auf"
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Piano Sonata in c# minor, Op. 27, No. 2 "Moonlight:" Adagio sostenuto
Prelude in Db Major, Op. 28 No. 15 "Raindrop"
Prelude Book 1, No 8 "La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin" (Girl With the Flaxen Hair)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: Morning Mood
Handel, George Frederick
Concerto for Harp in Bb Major, Op. 4 No. 6: Andante allego
Hansel and Gretel: "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep"
Concerto for Violin in e minor, Op. 64: Andante
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K.299: Andantino
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K.467: Andante
Canon in D Major
Concerto for Piano in c minor, Op. 18 No. 2: Adagio
Carnival of the Animals: No. 13, "The Swan"
Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114 "The Trout:" Andantino
Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Fantasia on Greensleeves
The Four Seasons "Winter:" Largo