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Kids Commute - Pop Goes the Classical Week 2.0

Kids Commuters, take cover! It’s Pop Goes the Classical Week 2.0 on Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio. All week we’ll be hearing pop songs played on classical instruments. Back in the day, it was called a theme and variation; one composer takes another composer’s theme and makes changes to put their own twist on it. Nowadays, we call that a cover song. Regardless of what label you put on it, the Kids Commute theme thought you’d like to hear a new batch of pop music performed with a classical spin by today’s classical performers. Don’t forget text in your answer to this week’s quizlet. If you text us the correct answer, we’ll send you a Kids Commute Prize Pack. Thanks for listening to your source for music appreciation for kids - Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio.

KC 3101 - POP GOES THE CLASSICAL WEEK II! - Tuesday: Today, we'll hear this summer's monster hit - "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X - performed by Rob Landes with only a violin and a looper!
KC 3102 - POP GOES THE CLASSICAL II! Wednesday: Today, we'll hear the full powers of a string quartet in creating a wide variety of sounds, as the Vitamin String Quartet performs "Royals" by New Zealand Singer-Songwriter Lorde.
KC 3103 - POP GOES THE CLASSICAL II! Thursday: Today, we'll travel to China with Katy Perry and listen to the China National Symphony Orchestra perform their rendition of her hit song, "Roar." Lu Jia is the conductor.
KC 3105 - POP GOES THE CLASSICAL II - Friday: Today, we'll flip the script and hear a classical piece reworked into a hip-hop tune! We'll hear from Kev Marcus of Black Violin, and listen to their rendition of Dvorak's "Serenade."