Kids Commute - Autumn Week! Wednesday

Oct 4, 2017

Kids Commute Episode 22: Autumn Allegro (first movement), by Antonio Vivaldi
Credit Painting: La Festa Della Vendemmia, Raffaello Sorbi

Welcome to Day Three of Autumn Week on IPR's Kids Commute!

Today, we're going to begin listening to Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi's concerto, Autumn. This recording features violinist Anne Akiko Meyers playing the violin. In our music, people have a big party, and then a nap - listen for the way Meyers makes the violin sound, "sleepy!"

Kids Commute Episode 22
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Autumn, first movement
Antonio Vivaldi

Here's today's Kids Commute:


...and here's the text to the Vivaldi sonnet that goes with today's music:

The peasant celebrates with song and dance, the harvest safely gathered in.
The cup of Bacchus flows freely, and many find their relief
In deep slumber.