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Kids Commute: Care of Magical Creatures Week!

A still from "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" with Harry Potter reaching out his hand to Buckbeak the Hippogriff.
Harry Potter reaching out his hand to Buckbeak the Hippogriff in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

This week on Kids Commute, magic is in the air as we explore the musical themes that accompany some of the magical creatures from the Harry Potter series!

Some of the creatures we'll feature this week include:

  • Hedwig the snowy owl
  • Aragog the gigantic spider
  • Fawkes the phoenix
  • Buckbeak the hippogriff
  • Dragons!

So grab your wand, broom, cloak and your copy of "Care of Magical Creatures" as we soar through the air with these musical themes!

KC Care Of Magical Creatures Week - MONDAY: Hedwig!
"Hedwig's Theme" from "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by John Williams performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
KC Care Of Magical Creatures Week - TUESDAY: Aragog!
"Meeting Aragog" by John Williams performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
KC Care Of Magical Creatures Week - WEDNESDAY: Fawkes!
"Fawkes the Phoenix" by John Williams performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
KC Care Of Magical Creatures Week - THURSDAY: Buckbeak!
"Buckbeak's Flight" by John Williams, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
KC Care Of Magical Creatures Week - FRIDAY: Dragons!
"Harry Sees Dragons" by Patrick Doyle and "Dragon Flight" by Alexandre Desplat

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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".