Rhapsody the Podcast
Rhapsody is a Hopewell Valley Central High School student-run music theory podcast that is supported their teacher David Schwartzer.
- Deep Dive - An in depth analysis on one song from one artist
- Head to Head - The ultimate comparing of two songs
- Copycat - Comparing an original song to a Cover
- Sample the Sample - Analyzing samples of our favorite hits
- Connect the Dots - Connecting musical themes between artists
Recent Podcast Episodes
Album Review – Metallica’s Kill ‘Em All
Episode 18 of our Rhapsody Podcast is an album review, where I’ll be reviewing Metallica’s first album, Kill ‘Em All.
Deep Dive: Compromising with Depression: Lemon Boy by Cavetown
Today’s episode is a deep dive on Lemon Boy, by Cavetown, and will discuss how Cavetown uses this song to make a commentary on mental health issues.
Composer’s Corner: Former Happiness: Mood Explained By Music Theory
Today’s episode is a Composer’s Corner and will focus on the theme of my piece, Former Happiness.
Deep Dive: Lost For Words by Pink Floyd
Today’s episode is a “Deep Dive” on the song Lost For Words by Pink Floyd.
Album Review: Your City Gave me Asthma
This episode is an Album Review and will Go over the album¨Your City Gave me Asthma¨.
Deep Dive: Cross Examination – Kabuki Girl
Today’s episode is a Deep Dive and will talk about Kabuki Girl and it’s music theory.
Recent Rhapsody Blog Posts
Last year Boeing created another aircraft called the ” Boeing 797″. This new aircraft is a smaller aircraft but larger than the Boeing 737. This aircraft seats between 220 and 270 passengers depending on the configuration by the airline. The 797 will have a twin aisle configuration as well that can travel up to 5,200…LISTEN NOW
Connect the Dots: Storytelling Through Taylor Swift’s Discography
Rhapsody Blog Connect the Dots: Storytelling Through Taylor Swift’s Discography Intro: Today’s blog is a connect the dots and will explore the theme of storytelling through Taylor Swift’s discography. Taylor Swift has been in the spotlight since she released her first album at age 16 and has been writing music since she…LISTEN NOW
COMPOSER’S CORNER: Three Composers, One Song
COMPOSER’S CORNER: Three Composers, One Song Today’s episode is a Composer’s Corner where three different composers from three different musical backgrounds will write a song together, and give an inside look at the creative process of collaborating musicians. Segment 1: Brad: Mixing and Melodic Composition Three Different Elements of the Chord Progression, Violin/Strings, Arpeggio, Sawtooth…LISTEN NOW
Head to Head: The Girl From Ipanema
Rhapsody Blog Head to Head: The Girl From Ipanema Intro: Today’s blog is a Head to Head and will analyze the similarities and differences between two different versions of the song “The Girl From Ipanema”, originally written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes. The two recordings are by Stan Getz and João Gilberto,…LISTEN NOW
Commercial Pilots by Miller Cleave They have specialized skills, top prestige, and a unique vantage point from the flight deck that most people will never get to experience. In the Airline Industry, There’s a huge pilot shortage that goes up to seven hundred thousand pilots. In the next ten years, the pilots will have to…LISTEN NOW
Why I Wanted to be a Pilot
Why I Wanted to Be a Pilot Blog Post 1 By Miller Cleave Hello and welcome to Capt Cleave’s Flight Adventures on the Hopewell Valley Student Publications Network where students come together to share content with the world. The opinions expressed in this episode are mine the show. I wanted to be a pilot ever…LISTEN NOW