A lot of classical music was written just for kids. Peter and the Wolf is just the beginning -- there are also pieces based on children's books, toys, games, and more.
This week on Classics for Kids, kids of all ages can enjoy music such as the Soldier’s March by Schumann, The Fantastic Toyshop by Respighi and, of course, Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf.
Music used within the program:
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Ravel: Mother Goose
Quilter: A Children’s Overture
Coates: Three Bears Suite
Respighi: Fantastic Toyshop
Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Schumann: Album for the Young: Soldier’s March
Tchaikovsky: Children’s Album: Soldier’s March
Villa Lobos: Prole do bebe
Debussy: Children’s Corner Suite: Golliwog’s Cakewalk