Exploring Alzheimer's

Exploring Alzheimer's

The Essential Gene Autry by Gene Autry

Two CDs of country hits, including “Back in the Saddle Again,” “Don’t Fence Me In,” and “Sioux City Sue.” You can also check out greatest hits albums by Loretta Lynn, Ralph Stanley, Johnny Cash, and others.

Your Hit Parade

From Time-Life Music, these compilations each cover a year in music from the 1940s and 50s.

Greatest Hits by Perry Como

Wildly popular and master of multiple mediums, Perry Como was the Elvis of his time. The popular singer and television personality was reported to have suffered from Alzheimer's during the last two years of his life. This collection includes many of Como’s most beloved hits, such as “Prisoner of Love” and “Till the End of Time”.

Bach For Babies: Fun And Games For Budding Brains by Johann Sebastian Bach

This is a versatile collection in terms of composition, performance and layout. This set of Bach compositions runs the emotional gamut, from the gently eye-opening to the jumpy arm-raising, collecting each set of pieces under a thematic header. "Waking Up," "Playtime," "Winding Down," and "And So to Bed." This is a fine set of Bach works.

A Copland Celebration, Volume 1 by Aaron Copland

At the time of Copland’s death from Alzheimer's and respiratory failure in 1990, he had built a reputation as one of America’s premier composers. Volume 1 presents selections from Copland’s orchestral and chamber works; Copland’s vocal works and rarities are treated in the two additional Celebration collections.

Christy Lane's Celebrate America by Christy Lane J CELEBRAT

This is a compilation of “all-American” instrumental songs that you and your loved ones are sure to remember. A few of these patriotic titles include: “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “Marine Hymn,” “When Johnny Comes Marching Home,” “Yellow Rose of Texas,” and “America the Beautiful.” These soul-stirring classics are loved by Americans of all ages.

Bolero by Maurice Ravel

Some have speculated that Ravel’s Bolero contains hints of his impending dementia. Whatever the truth about the work’s origins, it’s beyond dispute that Bolero has earned a place in classical music history as well as popular culture. The piece has appeared in everything from film to Broadway to ice dancing at the Winter Olympics.

A Classical Kids Christmas J CLASSICA

Whether the Christmas season is approaching or not, this collection of classic Christmas carols is one that everyone in your family will remember and enjoy singing together. Some of the songs included are: “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “O Tannenbaum,” “Silent Night,” “Away in a Manger,” and many more. The lyrics are also included.

Classics for Kids J CLASSICS

From mellow and relaxing to inspiring and uplifting, this CD has loads of classical music. The title may say that it’s for kids, but the benefits of classical music can be enjoyed by everyone. Highlights include "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers", "March of the Toys", "The Sorcerer's Apprentice", "The Little Train of Caipira", and the audience favorite "Hoedown" (i.e. "Beef, it's what's for dinner!").

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