Release Date: November 13, 2022

Composer, pianist, and host of the Euterpean Podcast, Zachary Davies joins Melodology Podcast host Arthur Breur to examine one of the two melodies that inspired the Melodology Podcast in the first place: “Over the Rainbow” from the movie “Wizard of Oz”, music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Yip Harburg.

“Over the Rainbow” (wikipedia article:

Composer / Songwriter:
Music by Harold Arlen (lyrics by Yip Harburg).

Duration: 1:21:57

  • Intro and guest questions – 0:00
  • Pre-discussion about “Over the Rainbow” – 6:24
  • Review of the melody – 13:25
  • Zach shares – 100:44

Guest Composer: Zachary Davies

Recorded: September 15, 2022 using Riverside.FM

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