Episode 42: Build Your Library with Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances
Today’s BYL centers on Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances. Learn a little about him, the field of ethnomusicology, and hear Casey perform these dances as a violin trio. (A new arrangement, as far as we’re aware...) It’s a shortie, but a fun one! Here are some stellar...
Episode 41: Mental Health with Sound Mind
Casey sits down with Sound Mind Executive Director Alex Hoffmann and Board Member Ben Manis. We discuss identity, career goals, and a taste of what it’s like being a working mother in the classical community. Sound Mind is doing GREAT work. Go find out more about them...
Episode 40: Not Dead Composers Featuring Mark Fish
Mark and Casey chat about musical aesthetics, poetic inspirations, and David Ogden Stiers. Mark’s youtube recording for the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra’s rehearsal of “Womanwork” can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6apd654SKN8 All music examples...
Episode 39: The Classical Guitar with Adam Levin
Adam Levin reunites with Casey after fifteen years! We talk origins, the importance of live performance, and what he believes is the true future of classical guitar music. Find out more about Adam here: www.adamlevinguitar.com...
Episode 38: Rapid Fire with French hornist Leander Star
Casey and Leander Star have a great and fun interview exploring the ins and outs of French horn personalities. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/8126010
Episode 37: Tchaikovsky Facts and Fictions
Dr. Sophia Tegart is back to talk Tchaikovsky’s music, drama, and personal life. All music examples from musopen.org and commons.wikimedia.org. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/8078241
Episode 36: Build Your Library with Bach’s Coffee Cantata
A walk through one of Bach’s secular cantatas. It’s coffee love. All musical performances are public domain music and performed by me, Casey Bozell. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/7889584
Episode 35: Not Dead Composers Featuring Damien Geter
In the fourth of our Not Dead Composers series, we talk to composer, singer, and conductor Damien Geter. Find him on Instagram @dgeter, and at his website damiengetermusic.com. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/7717078
Episode 34: Twelve-Tone Music – What is it Good For?
Music Theory professor Michael Gesme talks all things Twelve Tone. The history, the process, and the purpose. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/7679782
Episode 33: Rapid Fire with Ryan Zwahlen
Previously unaired footage from our Instrumental Personalities episode! Join Casey and Ryan as they casually chat about instrumental stereotypes, disparity of concertos, and oboists “subtle” egos. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/7552171
Episode 32: Build Your Library with Battalia
The first in a series of Build Your Library episodes - something to refresh the classical music you listen to! https://www.buzzsprout.com/1040791/episodes/7302817
Episode 31: Do I Have Perfect Pitch?
I’ve always wondered, since I was a kid, if I actually have perfect pitch or not. And I... sort of... discover the answer? Maybe? Helpful insights from Mont Chris Hubbard and Leslie Grush. Want to test yourself? Check out a perfect pitch test here:...