© 2024 Interlochen
CLASSICAL IPR | 88.7 FM Interlochen | 94.7 FM Traverse City | 88.5 FM Mackinaw City IPR NEWS | 91.5 FM Traverse City | 90.1 FM Harbor Springs/Petoskey | 89.7 FM Manistee/Ludington
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Kids Commute: Cat Week!

Little white kitten walking on a piano keyboard

This week on Kids Commute, we're hanging with the cool cats... the classical cats!

Listen to music inspired by cats:

  • walking across harpsichords
  • stretching in the sun
  • chasing mice
  • and Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats who go to the Jellicle Ball
  • a cat-ified duet!
Composer Igor Stravinsky and talking to some cats in Venice in 1956
Composer Igor Stravinsky and talking to some cats in Venice in 1956
KC Cat Week! - MONDAY: Scarlatti's 'Cat's Fugue'
Sonata in G Minor K.30 "Cat's Fugue" by Domenico Scarlatti
KC Cat Week! - TUESDAY: 'Black Cat Rag'
"Black Cat Rag" by Elena Kats-Chernin, performed by Ivana Tomášková and Renata Ardaševová
KC Cat Week! - WEDNESDAY: 'Humoristic Scherzo: The Cat and Mouse'
"Humoristic Scherzo: The Cat and Mouse" by Aaron Copland performed by Ramon Salvatore
KC Cat Week! - THURSDAY: 'Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats'
"Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" from "CATS: The Musical" by Andrew Lloyd Webber
KC Cat Week! - FRIDAY: 'Duetto buffo di due gatti - The Cat Duet'
"Duetto buffo di due gatti - The Cat Duet", credited to Rossini, performed by Daniela Benori and Enza Ferrari<br/><br/>

More from Kids Commute:

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".