Lullabies for Mila | Signum SIGCD439

Lullabies for Mila


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Label: Signum

Cat No: SIGCD439

Barcode: 0635212043929

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 8th January 2016



Alessio Bax (piano)


Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV208, 'Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!'
» Sheep may safely graze (Schafe konnen sicher weiden) (arr. Egon Petri)
Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV1031
» II Siciliana (arr. Siloti)
Keyboard Concerto no.5 in F minor, BWV1056
» II Largo (arr. Alessio Bax)
Orchestral Suite no.3 in D major, BWV1068
» II Air 'Air on the G string' (arr. Siloti)
Sonata for solo violin no.1 in G minor, BWV1001
» III Siciliana (arr. Godowsky)
Sonata for solo violin no.2 in A minor, BWV1003
» III Andante (arr. Siloti)

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Piano Sonata no.14 in C sharp minor, op.27 no.2 'Moonlight'
» II Allegretto

Brahms, Johannes

Klavierstucke (6), op.118
» no.6 Intermezzo in E flat minor
Klavierstucke (8), op.76
» no.3 Intermezzo in A flat major
Waltzes (16), op.39
» no.2 in E major
» no.15 in A flat major

Grieg, Edvard

Lyric Pieces: Book 5 (6), op.54
» no.4 Nocturne

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Piano Concerto no.27 in B flat major, K595
» II Larghetto

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Preludes (10), op.23
» no.4 in D major
» no.10 in G flat major
Vocalise, op.34 no.14 (arr. Alessio Bax)

Scriabin, Alexander

Prelude in C sharp minor, op.9 no.1 for the left hand


Alessio Bax (piano)


Alessio Bax dedicates an album to his daughter Mila, compiling works from his past Signum albums – including performances with Lucille Chung and Southbank Sinfonia – as well as a new recording of the Nocturne from Grieg’s 'Lyric Pieces'.

Alessio begins the album with a touching dedication: “This album is not only a carefully curated playlist of soothing classics to calm a baby and perhaps make him or her fall asleep quicker. It is also a gift from parents to their children, with the hope that they will share music with their loved ones, not just to entertain them but also to enrich their lives. It is a gift from me to other parents, so that at the end of what might have been a challenging and difficult day, they might put their feet up and enjoy a seamless stream of great music spanning three centuries. And it is a little gift from me to my daughter that I hope will enable me, one day, to say thank you for everything she has done and will continue to do to for us and for this world.”

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