The next piece I wanted to cover is "Golliwog's Cakewalk" from Children's Corner Suite by Claude Debussy in Juno's Rhythm Adventure. This is a solo piano piece and a fun one at that. "Golliwog's Cakewalk" for piano by French Impressionist composer, Claude Debussy, demonstrates another side of this composer known primarily for his serious and textural orchestral music. In this piece we hear the sounds of rag-time music and Debussy's sense of humor - quite fitting for a piece that was written for his five year old daughter and named after a puppet character.
The piece is featured in Juno's Rhythm Adventure and was used to communicate rhythm. In the scene, Buzz is courting a threesome of dancing and bobbing flowers. The mischievous Buzz is outmatched by the flowers who giggle and duck away at each high ting at the end of each phrase. During the secondary "B" section of the piece, Buzz flies off and figures out how to get the flowers to come back out and dance with him. He is challenged by Juno to solve the riddle. When he does, he triumphantly returns with a watering can and coaxes the flowers back out. But the flowers don't cooperate and, in the end, give Buzz another fit of frustration as they continue to giggle away.Juno's Rhythm Adventure was named to Dr. Toys Top Ten List, was the winner of the iParenting Awards, the Telly Award, and Creative Child Magazine's Preferred Choice Award. The DVD has language tracks in English, French, and Spanish and comes with bonus interactive features and language flash cards.