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Kids Commute: Sea week!

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Hokusai, "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" (1831), a woodprint that Claude Debussy said inspired his piece "La Mer"

We're sailing off with sea-inspired music by Claude Debussy, Grace Williams, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and more!

Ahoy there, Kids Commuters!

It's Sea Week, which means we're setting sail with sea-inspired music by lots of different composers.

We also have a new marine life quizlet for you.

Listen Monday through Friday at 7:40 a.m. or 3:20 p.m., or catch up any time below!

Kids Commute - SEA WEEK! Monday: Dawn to Midday on the Sea (Claude Debussy - from "La Mer")
Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra/Yannick Nezet-Sequin
Kids Commute - SEA WEEK! Tuesday: The Sea and Sinbad's Ship (from "Scheherezade" by Nikolai Rimksy-Korsakov)
Traverse Symphony Orchestra/Kevin Rhodes
Kids Commute - SEA WEEK! Wednesday: Sea Slumber Song (Sir Edward Elgar)
Kids Commute - SEA WEEK! Thursday: High Wind (from "Sea Sketches" by Grace Williams)
English Chamber Orchestra/David Atherton
Kids Commute - SEA WEEK! Friday: Under the Sea (Samuel E. Wright)
"The Little Mermaid" (1989) by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Delia Zaleski, Joseph Levesque and Amanda Sewell helped produce this week's episodes.

Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.