My Favorite Classics, by Eric Elder & Family

31 classical piano pieces from the 17- and 1800s played affectionately by Eric Elder and family. (A piano book is also available for those who would like to play this music or who teach music to others. Details at the bottom of this page.)

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A Word From Eric Elder

These beautiful piano pieces are the perfect background for not only Lana’s Psalms, but also for your own quiet time, meditations, study and work. This music is also available in streaming or CD formats at Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, Spotify and other online platforms.

Classics on this Album

1. “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by Johann Sebastian Bach (1716), played by Bo Elder (1:52)
2. “Canon in D” by Johann Pachelbel (1680-1706), played by Eric Elder (1:15)
3. “The Sick Doll” by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), played by Makari Elder (0:57)
4. “To A Wild Rose” by Edward MacDowell (1896), played by Josiah Elder (2:04)
5. “Minuet” by Leopold Mozart (1719-1787), played by Kaleo Elder (0:58)
6. “Country Minuet” by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), played by Marilyn Elder Byrnes (1:34)
7. “Intrada” by Christoph Graupner (1683-1760), played by Eric Elder (2:21)
8. “Sonatina” by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), played by Marilyn Elder Byrnes (4:21)
9. “Rigaudon” by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), played by Bo Elder (1:51)
10. “Minuet in G” by Christian Petzold/Johann Sebastian Bach (1725), played by Josiah Elder (1:21)
11. “Prelude in C” by Johann Sebastian Bach (1722), played by Lucas Elder (2:13)
12. “Anglaise” by Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732-1795), played by Kaleo and Karis Elder (1:40)
13. “Minuet in G Minor” by Christian Petzold/Johann Sebastian Bach (1725), played by Eric Elder (1:17)
14. “Moonlight Sonata” by Ludwig van Beethoven (1802), played by Marilyn Elder Byrnes (3:52)
15. “Arietta in A” by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), played by Eric Elder (0:43)
16. “Prelude in E Minor, Op. 28, No. 4” by Frédéric Chopin (1839), played by Eric Elder (2:22)
17. “Sonata Pathetique” by Ludwig van Beethoven (1798-1799), played by Bo Elder (1:38)
18. “Prelude in C Minor, Op. 28, No. 20” by Frédéric Chopin (1839), played by Josiah Elder (2:02)
19. “Clair de Lune” by Claude Debussy (1890), played by Bo Elder (1:56)
20. “Fughetta” by Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706), played by Eric Elder (1:41)
21. “Für Elise” by Ludwig van Beethoven (1810), played by Lucas Elder (2:36)
22. “Sarabande” by George Frideric Handel (1706), played by Eric Elder (3:21)
23. “Noël” by Louis-Claude Daquin (1757), played by Eric Elder (1:23)
24. “Barcarolle” by Jacques Offenbach (1877), played by Eric Elder (3:00)
25. “Minuet in F” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1762), played by Eric Elder (0:58)
26. “Lullaby” by Johann Philipp Kirnberger (1721-1783), played by Kaleo Elder (0:49)
27. “Prelude in A, Op. 28, No. 7” by Frédéric Chopin (1839), played by Josiah Elder (0:44)
28. “Venetian Boat Song” by Felix Mendelssohn (1829), played by Eric Elder (2:45)
29. “Solfeggietto” by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1766), played by Eric Elder (1:39)
30. “Gigue” by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), played by Bo Elder (0:51)
31. “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel (1929), played by Marilyn Elder Byrnes (1:11)
32. BONUS! “Bolero” (Extended) by Maurice Ravel (1929), played by Eric Elder (17:00)

Lana’s Psalms

You can also listen to these classical pieces paired with Lana Elder’s scripture readings here:

Psalms: Lessons In Prayer – Devotional

And you can read an inspiring devotional book which uses these one of these songs and scripture readings for each lesson, called Psalms: Lessons In Prayer.

Psalms: Lessons In Prayer

You’re reading PSALMS: LESSONS IN PRAYER, by Eric Elder, featuring 31 inspiring devotionals based on oldest prayer book in the world. Also available in paperback from our bookstore for a donation of any size!

My Favorite Classics: Piano Book

And if you like to play the piano, or know someone who does, you can click the link below to view and download the sheet music for all 31 songs from this CD in the My Favorite Classics Piano Book.  This book is also available in paperback and eBook formats from our bookstore for a donation of any size!

My Favorite Classics Piano Book, notated by Eric Elder

Credits

All songs were written by the composers noted above and are in the public domain, and recorded and performed by Eric Elder & Family, as noted by each song.  Copyright © & ℗ 2017 by Eric Elder.

All songs streamed from The Ranch by permission of the artists. Other uses are not permitted without written permission from the copyright holder.