Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 25: Songs About Animals


Episode #25 of Busy Kids Love Music invites you on a whimsical safari into the enchanting realm of musical compositions inspired by the animal kingdom. Join me in this episode as we explore the playful melodies, captivating tales, and surprising stories behind three delightful pieces that showcase the harmonious connection between music and the fascinating world of animals.

Embark on a musical adventure with the “Funny Cats Duet” by Rossini, a charming and unexpected composition that features a duet like no other. Discover the playful and humorous interplay between two feline voices, creating a delightful melody that captures the essence of our feline friends in a uniquely musical way. Learn about the art of the duet and how it can be expressed in the most unexpected forms.

Unveil the story behind Handel’s Organ Concerto in F Major, a piece that earned a distinctive nickname. Explore the majestic world of this concerto, inspired by the soaring flights and melodies of birds. Delve into Handel’s ingenious use of the organ to mimic the avian sounds, earning this composition a nickname that resonates with its ornithological inspiration.

In this episode, we’ll also step into “The Carnival of the Animals” by a famous composer. Discover the brilliant musical storytelling in this suite, with the “Introduction” and the regal “Royal March of the Lion” setting the stage for a captivating journey through the animal kingdom.

Busy Kids Love Music is dedicated to making classical music and its fascinating stories accessible and enjoyable for young minds. Episode #25 not only celebrates the harmony of the animal kingdom through music but also provides educational insights into duets, the organ concerto, and the intricate storytelling woven into “The Carnival of the Animals.”

Whether you’re a parent eager to share the joy of musical storytelling with your child or a young listener excited to explore the whimsical world of animal-inspired compositions, Episode #25 is a must-listen. Subscribe to Busy Kids Love Music on your preferred podcast platform, and let the harmonious sounds of the animal kingdom serenade you into a world of musical wonder.

Join me as we embark on a musical safari through the animal kingdom. Happy listening!

Links mentioned in this episode:

Parnet Child Piano Workshop

Busy Kids Do Music Camp

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Funny Cats Duet (Rossini)

Concerto for Organ in F Major (Handel)

The Carnival of the Animals: I. Introduction & Royal March of the Lion

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 25

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with ten performances connected to this episode’s theme. Check it out here.

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