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Kids Commute: The Best of Kids Commute 2024 Week!

This week on Kids Commute, we’re listening to highlights from YOUR favorite weeks of Kids Commute from this past season!

You voted, we listened! And this week, we're counting down the hits!

Out of all of the 30 weeks of Kids Commute from September to now, this week will feature pieces from each of the top 5 week themes, as voted on by our very own Kids Commuters.

Which week will be number 1? Did your favorite make the top 5?

Listen all week to find out!

KC Best of Kids Commute 2024 Week! - #5: 'Wicked' Week!
"Defying Gravity" by Stephen Schwartz, performed by Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth

This week on Kids Commute, we're going to Oz to learn about the backstory of our two favorite witches - Elphaba and Glinda!
KC Best of Kids Commute 2024 Week! - #4: Care of Magical Creatures Week!
"Fawkes the Phoenix" by John Williams, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra

Magic is in the air as we explore the musical themes that accompany some of the magical and mythical creatures from the Harry Potter series!
KC Best of Kids Commute 2024 Week! - #3: Beethoven Week!
"Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by Alice Sara Ott

This week on Kids Commute, we’re listening music written for the piano by German composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
KC Best of Kids Commute 2024 Week! - #2: Pop! Goes the String Quartet Week!
"Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga, arr. and performed by Vitamin String Quartet

This week on Kids Commute, we’re listening to pop classics turned string quartets with the ensemble Vitamin String Quartet.
KC Best of Kids Commute 2024 Week! - #1: 'The Composer is Dead' Week!
"I. Violins" - music by Nathaniel Stuckey, narration by Lemony Snicket

This week on Kids Commute, we're solving a musical mystery with the Lemony Snicket story "The Composer is Dead" with music by Nathaniel Stookey.

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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".