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Kids Commute - Looney Tunes Week!

1949 Looney Tunes cartoon
"Leopold!!" - It's Looney Tunes Week!

Bugs Bunny and friends hit the classical stage!

Happy almost-Thanksgiving! Due to the school holiday, it's a short week for Kids Commute, but we're packing in the fun!

This week, we're diving in to some hilarious old Looney Tunes cartoons that tackle classical music in... well, a loony way!

We'll explore the classical angle into what makes these vintage cartoons so funny then and now.

To show you how thankful we are for our young listeners, we have an easy-peasy Quizlet this week, too!

Tune in Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week at 7:40 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. or listen any time at the links.

Kids Commute - Looney Tunes Week! Monday: "Long-Haired Hare" (excerpt)
1949 Looney Tunes cartoon, arr. Carl Stalling

Watch the full cartoon on Vimeo:

Kids Commute - Looney Tunes Week! Tuesday: The Rabbit of Seville - 1950 Cartoon
Music from "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini, arranged by Carl Stalling. George Daugherty/Sydney Symphony

Watch "The Rabbit of Seville" on Vimeo below!

Kids Commute - Looney Tunes Week! Wednesday: What's Opera, Doc? (1957 cartoon)
Based on themes by Richard Wagner, arranged by Carl Stalling

Watch "What's Opera Doc?" on Vimeo below!

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Kate Botello is the morning host on Classical IPR. She also hosts and produces Kids Commute and Show Tunes with Kate Botello.