The Interlochen Collection: Toon Tunes

May 16, 2020

1985 Interlochen Arts Camp High School Girls silly cabin photo

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s classical music that you probably recognize from cartoons. We’ll have guest appearances by Mickey, Daffy, Bugs, Elmer, the Pink Panther, Tom and Jerry, and many others. 

Listen to the entire episode below. 

Episode playlist 

Gioachino Rossini, William Tell Overture
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
A. Clyde Roller, conductor
Paul Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Maximiano Valdes, conductor
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 1
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
July 2016
Johann Strauss II, Selections from “Die Fledermaus”
Interlochen Arts Academy Choir
Kenneth W. Jewell, conductor
January 1973
Richard Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Jung-Ho Pak, conductor
George Bizet, Carmen Suite
William Kanengiser, arranger
Interlochen Arts Academy Guitar Ensemble
John Wunsch, director
November 2004

The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, generous support from our listeners, and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation. 
Amanda Sewell is the host and executive producer of the program. Monica Yost provided production assistance.