Music of 'Toons

The Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by George Daugherty, performs along with projections of Bugs Bunny, during the program, 'Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II,' at the Hollywood Bowl, July 5, 2013. Jay L. Clendenin / LA Times via Getty Images

Viewers may not always realize how deeply the music in a cartoon affects them. But without the score, we'd be emotionally lost. How do composers deftly handle that crucial emotional manipulation?

Many thanks to all my guests: George Daugherty, Rebecca Sugar, Ryan Elder, David W. Collins and Michael Kohler

And a very special thanks to the Walt Disney Family Museum for sharing clips of Walt with us. Visit their site for the latest on their current exhibits:

You can watch Michael Kohler's fantastic Josie and the Pussycats project "Musical Evolution" here:

For more information about George Daugherty's passion project Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II, check out the site here:

If you’d like to hear more of David W. Collins on The Soundtrack Show, get ready for a LOT of great discussion about sound: