“Celebrating the Unsung Excellence of Melody Makers!”
Each episode host composer Arthur Breur and a guest explore and examine beloved melodies from a variety of sources: popular songs, musicals, operas, classical music, hymns and liturgy, film and television scores and more.
Composer Tony Manfredonia joins podcast host Arthur Breur to examine the melody of the brilliant Star Wars “Force Theme”, by John Williams.
Composer Anne McKennon joins podcast host Arthur Breur to examine the melody of the wonderful song “Rainbow Connection”, sung by Kermit the Frog in “The Muppet Movie”
Composer Kimberly Osberg joins podcast host Arthur Breur to examine the melody of “Danny Boy”. Along the way, they discuss scores to quirky films, composing music to stage combat, putting recipes to music. and MUCH more.
Choral composer and author Dale Trumbore joins podcast host Arthur Breur to do a deep dive into the song “Losing My Mind” by Stephen Sondeheim.
New Zealand composer Matthew Beardsworth joins podcast host Arthur Breur to discuss the main theme of the Raider’s March from the film Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Composer, podcaster, speaker, and coach, Garrett Hope joins podcast host Arthur Breur to discuss a hymn tune that, at one point or another, seems to break a number of the “established” rules of melody writing.
Special guest, composer Christina Rusnak joins podcast host Arthur Breur to discuss a recent addition to Disney’s long string of popular melodies.
Special guest, podcaster, author, and coach Steven Shomler interviews Melodology Podcast creator and host, composer Arthur Breur. They discuss the concept of this podcast, as well as its format and target audience.