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
Episode 18 of our Rhapsody Podcast is an album review, where I’ll be reviewing Metallica’s first album, Kill ‘Em All.
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.
Today’s episode is a Composer’s Corner and will focus on the theme of my piece, Former Happiness.
Today’s episode is a Deep Dive and will analyze the lyrics and instrumentation of Liability by Lorde.
Today’s episode is a “Deep Dive” on the song Lost For Words by Pink Floyd.
Recent Rhapsody Blog Posts
15 members of the HVCHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society submitted artwork for consideration in the 2022 Juried Student Exhibition. 1,665 entries were submitted by students from around the world who participate in NAHS. Our school had 5 students selected for exhbition! Cormac Dow Brianna Fish Sylvia Hemenetz Sophia Noto Sofia Venezia Please…LISTEN NOW
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
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 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
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