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In the Keep Classical Weird podcast, host Casey Bozell explores all manner of kooky, mysterious and outlandish oddities associated with the wide world of classical music - all from her homebase in Portland, Oregon, a city celebrated for its culture and its eccentricity. Join Casey and some entertaining friends each week for a light-hearted and joyful look at why weirdness in classical music is part of what makes this art form so special.

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United States

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In the Keep Classical Weird podcast, host Casey Bozell explores all manner of kooky, mysterious and outlandish oddities associated with the wide world of classical music - all from her homebase in Portland, Oregon, a city celebrated for its culture and its eccentricity. Join Casey and some entertaining friends each week for a light-hearted and joyful look at why weirdness in classical music is part of what makes this art form so special.

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English

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Episodes
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Episode 68: Julian Perkins

7/14/2023
The ever delightful Indiana Jones of early music (it’s true, someone said that on the internet) joins Casey for a chat about the upcoming Portland Baroque Orchestra season. Ever wonder “why Baroque?” Not to fret - Julian Perkins answers that too! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:42:35

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Episode 67: Impromptu

7/7/2023
Sophia and Casey review another film centered around classical music! Will this one go over better? Only one way to find out! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:01:06:17

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Episode 66: Not Dead Composers featuring An-Ting

12/16/2022
Taiwanese-born and London-based composer An-Ting Chang is on the pod! Hear her talk about her journey through her musical identity, personal identity, and how the pandemic helped her push forward as a composer. Oh, and there are ping pong balls! https://youtu.be/5QE6kOOPlpE An-Ting's stuff, including her album "Songs from My Room" can be found here: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/45n1Xp27iV2MvTIfAvp827?si=4Iqm4s20R3yClFAQny-97g Instagram: @antingpig Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:36:13

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Episode 65: Highlights from YMA Live 2022

9/9/2022
We have arrived! It’s a whole episode of amazing highlights from Keep Classical Weird’s second live event at YMA! If you’d like access to relive the full event, bop on over to patreon.com/keepclassicalweird and consider becoming a subscriber! Your contribution helps keep the show running! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:34:58

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Episode 64: Reed Making with Ryan

9/2/2022
Ryan Zwahlen is back! Learn about the time commitment, the financial commitment, and the creative commitment required for double reed making. Perhaps learn why your oboe and bassoon friends are just... like that. Have a question or comment? Complaint, even? Shoot an email to keepclassicalweird@gmail.com. I read and respond to every single one! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:56:54

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The Cannon Fundraiser Episode!

5/20/2022
Hi, friends! I’m re-releasing an extended version of my live podcast taping at YMA from last summer with a very specific reason - I am raising money for a t-shirt cannon! Visit http://bit.ly/kcwcannon to go straight to the fundraiser to make a donation! Every little bit gets us closer! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:01:19:55

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Episode 63: Method Sampling with JooWan Kim

5/13/2022
Founder of Ensemble Mik Nawooj, JooWan Kim joins Casey for a discussion on hiphop, classical, and how to merge the two with method sampling. Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:27:23

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Episode 62: The Reason I Don’t Write Fugues

5/6/2022
It’s the episode all about fugues! They are some of the most complicated compositional art forms out there, and Michael Gesme is here to gush all about how cool they are. Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:42:50

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Episode 61: Classical Music on TikTok with Jimmie Rogers

2/11/2022
Amazing band director and content creator Jimmie Rogers talks TikTok and the state of music education. He’s a great follow if you’re a Tokker. @jimm3erz Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:26:12

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Episode 60: So You Want to See the Symphony

1/21/2022
Sometimes seeing a symphony orchestra concert can be mysterious. Casey guides you through what to expect from a night at the symphony. All music examples from musopen.org Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:11:02

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Episode 59: Schoenberg and the Coolest Terms in Music

1/14/2022
2022 marks the first year that the music of Arnold Schoenberg has entered the public domain. What the heck does that mean? Is it a good thing? So many things for you to decide. The examples used within this episode are AWESOME, and conducted by Schoenberg himself! Because we are THAT FAR ALONG in history and all just getting older. You can find the complete recording here: https://archive.org/details/SCHONBERGPierrotLunaire-NEWTRANSFER The recording is used under the creative commons license. More information here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Any other musical examples you hear that are designed to help explain a concept were simply recorded while Casey dinked around in her studio. Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:11:40

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Episode 58: To a New 2022

1/7/2022
We’re back, baby! Dr. Sophia Tegart and Casey discuss the year that was (2021, woof) and the year that is yet to be (2022, eek). And we’ll see who was most accurate in their predictions from last year! (Hint: it was Sophia.) Find us on: Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird TikTok: @keepclassicalweird Get a hold of Casey directly via Twitter or Email: Twitter: @caseybozell Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:18

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Episode 57: Rapid Fire with Percussionist Gordon Rencher

9/17/2021
Join Casey and Gordon as they delve into a percussionist’s view of things! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:07:43

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D.C al Fine: The Classical Guitar with Adam Levin

9/10/2021
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Duration:00:33:09

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Episode 56: Obsession with Eugene Ysaÿe

9/3/2021
A bit of a story telling exploration into the King of Violin and his itty bitty Obsession. All music examples sourced from musopen.org or with permission from the performer (me!) Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:11:50

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Episode 55: Not Dead Composers featuring Lisa Neher

8/27/2021
Another Not Dead Composers episode with the fabulous, friendly, and absolutely phenomenal Lisa Neher. Find out more about Lisa at her website: lisanehermusic.com Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:52

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D.C. al Fine: Madrigals and Euphemisms

8/20/2021
We will be back next week with an all new episode! Thanks for listening! Stay safe and stay weird! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:13:11

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D.C. al Fine: Hildegard von Bingen

8/13/2021
We’ll be back next week with a new episode! Until then, enjoy this D.C. al Fine of our very first broadcast! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:16:27

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Episode 54: KCW Live at YMA Part 2

8/6/2021
The exciting conclusion to our live event! On this episode: Dr. Sophia Tegart, Raúl Gómez-Rojas, John Hubbard, and the amazing KCW house band led by Thomas Barber. This was a dream come true - thank you to all of you who made it possible! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:48:02

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Episode 53: KCW Live at YMA Part 1

7/30/2021
Keep Classical Weird’s first live event was a smash success, and to have the energy like that in the room was phenomenal. Be sure to leave a comment if you were at the taping! Thanks to the guests in this half of the show: Thomas Barber, Etta Moen, Blake Applegate, Anna Song, Heather Mastel-Lipson, and Mario Diaz. Stay tuned for the second half next week! Support the Show. Support the show here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/keepclassicalweird Shop: keep-classical-weird.myshopify.com Facebook: @keepclassicalweirdpodcast Instagram: @keepclassicalweird Email: keepclassicalweird@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:20