lullaby

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lullaby

1. a quiet song to lull a child to sleep
2. the music for such a song
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Celebration The music group celebrated with cake, musical games and lullabies
Ten years later, Carnegie Hall's Lullaby Project has expanded beyond New York City and has led to the writing of several thousand new lullabies. The project exists primarily as an outreach to expectant mothers who are contending with addiction, poverty, abuse, incarceration, and other difficulties.
Ultimately, while lullabies may have been used in some schools in certain periods or on specific occasions, the overall situation was assuredly more complex.
Every culture has its own lullabies, but not all cultures have modern bands that specialise in re-defining them.
Summary: Actress jokes that her children didn't want her to sing lullabies for them
The Land of Nod: Lullabies for the Listless is a music CD of original solo piano lullabies, designed to aid relaxation and peaceful sleep.
Violin Lullabies, Featuring works by Brahms, Gershwin, Ravel, Schubert, Strauss, and Many more, edited by Rachel Barton Pine, piano accompaniment by Matthew Hagle.
* Play the included animation, along with the lullabies for extra bedtime entertainment
It is true that these lines have a lot in common with extant "literary" lullabies and in general their content presents similarities with the characteristics of lullabies, as described in the testimonia: its performer, the father of the Satyrs, describes himself as a nurse (line 770), and aims to calm down an infant and probably to get it to sleep (22).
Taking one of the oldest lullabies written for a king at his birth, from Southern India, the poetry is explored to the accompaniment of languorous dance and lifting music.
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