Best nursery rhyme cds?
December 13, 2012 11:02 AM   Subscribe

What are some nursery rhyme compilations that are top-notch, musically speaking?

My lovely sister had a baby and is requesting CDs of baby songs, especially traditional nursery rhymes and lullabies.

I have a few of the Wee Sing collections, which are okay, but often feature squeaky, off-key kids' voices. She's a highly accomplished musician, and so I'd like to give her a few discs of professional-sounding music. It can be kids or adults singing, but GOOD kids or adults singing. I'm leaning more towards traditional arrangements than modern interpretations.

Musically-inclined Mefites, what are your favorite nursery rhyme CDs?
posted by Liesl to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (6 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Haven't heard it myself, but Celine Dion's Miracle might work.
posted by yawper at 11:49 AM on December 13, 2012

We really enjoy the Disney Children's favorites found here. There's also a second volume. I love the man's voice who sings.
posted by dpx.mfx at 12:13 PM on December 13, 2012

Also, this disc of lullabies is wonderful.
posted by dpx.mfx at 12:13 PM on December 13, 2012

Peter, Paul and Mommy.
posted by Wordwoman at 12:30 PM on December 13, 2012

I have really enjoyed Elizabeth Mitchell's music, including her work with Lisa Loeb.
posted by bq at 3:31 PM on December 13, 2012

Melissa Errico FTW!
posted by tigerjade at 5:44 PM on December 13, 2012

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