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Ryan Latimer's Cartoon Music

Cartoons were an early exposure to classical music for many of us.Doug Maloney / Unsplash

Ryan Latimer's Cartoon Music


October 06, 2021

If some of your earliest experiences of classical music come from watching Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes on Saturday mornings, then you have a kindred spirit in composer Ryan Latimer. The playful, frenetic energy of cartoon soundtracks were some of Latimer's first memories, and Steve Seel plays us a couple of the composer's works that feature that same zany spirit. It’s part of an program featuring all British composers this week.