Today, from our June playlist, we’ll be going through a piece called The Waltzing Cat by one of my favorite composers, Leroy Anderson. He’s the composer of the famous piece, Sleigh Ride, which is a very popular piece at Christmas (though not actually a Christmas piece! You can read more about that here, if you’re curious).
Leroy Anderson is a wonderful composer for children because of his ability to take everyday sounds and recreate them in his music. His piece, The Typewriter, for instance, does a wonderful job at recreating the sounds a typewriter makes. I