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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

2:00:00


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.