“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.
Episode 11 with Richard Peat: “Down In Yon Forest”
Composer Richard Peat joins Melodology Podcast host Arthur Breur to examine “Down in Yon Forest” (also known as “The Bells of Paradise”.
Episode 10 with Zachary Davies: “Over the Rainbow”
Composer, pianist, and host of the Euterpean Podcast, Zachary Davies joins Melodology Podcast host Arthur Breur to examine “Over the Rainbow”.
Episode 9 with Kevin Day: “Obi-Wan”
Composer Kevin Day joins podcast host Arthur Breur to examine the melody from the “Obi Wan” theme by John Williams, composed for the series “Obi-Wan Kenobi”. Kevin also shares some of his own exciting music and news.
Video of Episode 10 with Zachary Davies: “Over the Rainbow”
This episode examined "Over the Rainbow" and I was thrilled to get to do it, as that melody was one of two that inspired the podast in the first place.
Video of Episode 9 with Kevin Day: “Obi-Wan”
Video of Episode 8 with Troisnyx: “Estavius” by Phyrnna
Release Date: August 31, 2022Summary:Guest composer Troisnyx joins podcast host Arthur Breur to explore the melody from “Estavius” by Phyrnna, composed for the Epic Battle Fantasy games. Troisnyx also shares her own song, “The Drummer’s Prayer”, and shares about her...
Video of Episode 7 with Tony Manfredonia: “The Force Theme”
Release Date: May 13, 2022Summary:Composer Tony Manfredonia joins podcast host Arthur Breur to examine the melody of the brilliant Star Wars “Force Theme”, by John Williams. Tony also shares his main theme to the game “Call of Saregnar”, and he and Arthur discuss and...
Video of Episode 6 with Anne McKennon: “Rainbow Connection”
Release Date: April 29, 2022Summary: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”. Anne also shares a lullaby she composed and an orchestral...
Update: Pending Recordings, New Videos, re-outputting Episode 1
The podcast recording schedule is full to 2022, so we're excited to be bringing a bunch of new episodes with new guest composers and beautiful melodies!Videos for episodes 6 and 7 are being created now, and we will be re-outputting the audio for episode 1 to improve...