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Kids Commute: Rivalry Week 2023

We're spending the first week of Kids Commute this school year battling it out between some musical rivalries!

University of Michigan vs. Michigan State University... Felix vs. Fanny Mendelssohn... Montagues vs. Capulets... and Mario vs. Sonic!

Who will win?

We'll delve into different fight songs, Queen Victoria's favorite Mendelssohn piece, Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet," and two video game heroes of different speeds...

Tune in Monday through Friday at 7:40 and 3:20, or listen any time below.

Kids Commute - RIVALRY WEEK PT. 3 - Tuesday: UMich vs. MSU Fight Songs
“The Victors” by Louis Elbel - University of Michigan Marching Band “Victory for MSU” by Francis Irving Lankey, Arthur Sayles - Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band
Kids Commute - RIVALRY WEEK PT. 3 - Wednesday: Fanny vs. Felix
Italien by Fanny Mendelssohn performed by Roland Pöntinen and Christina Högman
Kids Commute - RIVALRY WEEK PT. 3 - Thursday: Montagues vs. Capulets
'Montagues and Capulets', from 'Romeo and Juliet' by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Kids Commute - RIVALRY WEEK PT. 3 - Friday: Mario vs. Sonic
Super Mario Brothers "Ground Theme" by Koji Kondo and the theme from Sonic The Hedgehog by Masato Nakamura<br/>

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Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.
Emily Duncan Wilson is IPR's digital content manager and is the producer of "Classical Sprouts" and "Kids Commute".