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Languages from the Cradle (The Lullabies of Europe)

Summary

The project is now complete. You can see the 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. You can also hear samples of the 35 lullabies,available on CD, on the website. There is also a DVD with interactive activities. Below you can hear and see videos of 7 animated lullabies. This project is collecting Lullabies in the original European languages, with their translations for families, schools and children to use. Lullabies in multiple languages will be motivational resource to introduce new languages into a family setting. http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/ 2. A Wiki space has now been launched, were subscribers can add lullabies in all languages, with translations and information. http://lullabiesofeurope.wetpaint.com/ called the, Languages from the Cradle Education Project. We invite you to contribute or use the resources.

Age range
2 - 10
Language
English
Owner
Joel Josephson
Project stage
Completed
Last update
2 years ago
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Final Project Products now available

The final products of the project are now available for schools. You can order a CD with 35 lullabies in 7 languages from the project website: http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/ OR download the whole album or individual lullabies from iTunes 

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Dandini Dandini Dastana (Turkish) Lullaby. Click on the image to see and hear the Animated lullaby.(see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/) The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.

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Sample of Turkish lullaby: Daddy’s Lullaby

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TKHuHuSample.mp3 1.1 MB
Daddy’s Lullaby Hu hu hu to my baby Hu hu hu to my honey Look! There is no one around Don’t look at Daddy with wide awake eyes E –e-e, hu-hu-hu E –e-e, hu E –e-e, hu-hu-hu E –e-e, hu.
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Elephants Lullaby (Danish) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project (see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/). The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.

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Sample Danish lullaby : Mother's song to little Hans

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DKMotherLittleHansSample.mp3 519.3 kB
Mother's song to little Hans Be quiet now, my little boy Please lie down to sleep Mum is sitting by your bed Singing rock-a-bye Mum is so very tired She badly needs to rest It is dark and late at night Go to sleep my child.
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My Little Angel (Czech) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project (see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/) The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.

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Sample Czech lullaby : Hullee, baby

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CZHulluuBabySample.mp3 346.2 kB
Hullee, baby Hullee, baby, I’m rocking you, after you fall asleep I’ll leave you. I’ll go to the garden, to the valley for raspberries.
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Nani Mine, Nani Nani (Greek) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project (see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/) The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.
Nani, Nani, my child Nani nani my child Come Sleep make it sleep and sweetly lull it. Come Sleep from the vineyards take my child from the hands.
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Star, Little Star (Italian) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project (see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/) The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.

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Sample Italian lullaby: Fai la nanna, mio Simone

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ITSimoneSample.mp3 479.3 kB
Go To Sleep, my Simone The shepherd cries when it snows, he doesn’t cry when he eats the Ricotta
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Haia Haia, mica baia (Romanian) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project (see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/) The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.

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Sample Romanian lullaby: Haia Haia, mica baia

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ROHaiaHaiaSample.mp3 287.8 kB
Haia, Haia, Tiny is the Bath Haia, haia, tiny is the bath Cuculică, tiny baby girl! Twenty-one, Give me at least one.
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Twinkle Twinkle little star (English) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project (see http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org/) The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. The collection is accompanied by a 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. Plus a DVD with interactive activities.

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Sample English (UK) lullaby: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

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UKTwinkleSample.mp3 358.4 kB
Twinkle, twinkle, little star Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky. Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are.
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Hear and see the resources produced

The project is now complete. You can see the 127 page illustrated book that includes activities suitable for children. You can also hear samples of the 35 lullabies,available on CD, on the website. There ia also a DVD with interactive activities.

Lullabies of Europe

A Wiki space has now been added at: http://lullabiesofeurope.wetpaint.com/ You can join the Wiki and then add your lullabies in any language.

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