Welcome to the last day of Spooky Week on IPR's Kids Commute - classical music for kids!
Today, we'll hear the wonderfully eerie sound of the theremin - one the first-ever electronic instruments! - as it adds an, "outer space," feel to the music from the 1951 Sci-Fi classic, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL.
Friday, October 27, 2017 (Episode 39)
The Day the Earth Stood Still: Suite
Here's today's Kids Commute:
Here's the trailer for THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL!
...and here is footage of the legendary theremin diva Clara Rockmore performing, "The Swan," by Camille Saint-Saens. (By the way, we used clips from Clara Rockmore's theremin album for all of our Quizlet hints this week!)