WSCP 10 Celebration of the Cello

Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

 

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00:00:00 - Show Introduction 00:01:10 - Performance: "Ghosts" (Michael Johnathon)

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Keywords: Michael Johnathon (Artist); acoustic guitar (Instrument); cello (Instrument)

Subjects: singer songwriters

00:03:53 - Welcome/Artist Introduction

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Segment Synopsis: Johnathon introduces the show as a "celebration" of the cello and introduces guest Ben Sollee

Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); cello (Instrument)

00:04:34 - Performance: "Something, Somewhere, Sometime" (Ben Sollee)

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Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); Dear Companion (Album); cello (Instrument)

Subjects: singer songwriters

00:07:19 - Interview 1: Ben Sollee

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Segment Synopsis: Sollee reflects on studying classical music and the cello and using the cello as a singer songwriter.

Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); cello (Instrument); classical music

Subjects: music education; singer songwriters

00:10:49 - Performance: "It's Not Impossible" (Ben Sollee)

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Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); Learning to Bend (Album); cello (Instrument)

Subjects: singer-songwriter music

00:14:51 - Performance: "Pitseleh" (Portland Cello Project)

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Keywords: Cover versions; Elliott Smith (Composer); Portland Cello Project (Artist); to e.s. (Album)

00:18:48 - Interview 2: Skip vonKuske, Diane Chaplin

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Segment Synopsis: Skip vonKuske, the artistic director of the Portland Cello Project discusses the history of the group. Diane Chaplin, the education director of the group, discusses educational outreach efforts performing and lecturing in schools.

Keywords: Cello Ensemble; Diane Chaplin (Artist); Hip hop; Julian Kosanovic (Artist); Kevin Jackson (Artist); Popular music; Portland, OR; Skip vonKuske (Artist); cello (Instrument)

Subjects: music education

00:22:20 - Performance: "Blue Rondo a La Turk" (Portland Cello Project)

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Keywords: Beck, Brubeck, and Bach (Album); cello (Instrument); cello ensemble

00:26:06 - Break 00:26:44 - Woodsongs Kid: Lily Murph, "Bach Minuets" (Interview and Performance)

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Segment Synopsis: Murphy talks about her training on the cello, music in her public school, and taking private lessons.

Keywords: Bach Minuets (Song); Johann Sebastian Bach (Composer); Lily Murphy (Artist); Woodford County High School; cello (Instrument)

Subjects: music education

00:30:07 - Interview 3: Ben Sollee and Lily Murphy (A Music Lesson)

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Segment Synopsis: Johnathon begins the segment by pointing out that Ben Sollee was the first Woodsongs Kid on the program. Sollee gives Murphy a lesson on "chopping" the cello.

Keywords: "chopping"; Ben Sollee (Artist); Lily Muprhy (artist); cello (instrument); chops

Subjects: music education

00:34:02 - Performance: "Obvious Child" (Ben Sollee)

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Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); Cover versions; Paul Simon (Composer); The Hollow Sessions (Album); The Obvious Child (Song)

00:37:38 - Interview 4: Ben Sollee

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Segment Synopsis: Sollee reflects on his musical education and the development of his cello style.

Keywords: cello (Instrument); music teachers

Subjects: music education

00:39:09 - Performance: "Whole Lot to Give" (Ben Sollee)

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Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); Half Made Man (Album); cello (Instrument)

00:42:20 - Performance: "Denmark" (Portland Cello Project)

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Keywords: Cover versions; Denmark (Song); Gideon Freudmann (Composer); Thousand Words (Album); cello ensemble

00:46:15 - Interview 5: Skip vonKuske and Diane Chaplin

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Segment Synopsis: vonKuske and Chaplin talk about creativity and encouraging students and teachers to think differently about playing and composing on the cello.

Keywords: Diane Chaplin (Artist); Elliot Smith (Composer); Portland Cello Project (Artist); Skip vonKuske (Artist); cello (Instrument); music teachers; to e.s. (Album)

Subjects: music education

00:47:45 - Performance: "Southern Belle" Portland Cello Project

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Keywords: Elliott Smith (Composer); Portland Cello Project (Artist); cello (Instrument); cello ensemble; to e.s. (Album)

00:51:00 - Coda: Michael Johnathon

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Segment Synopsis: Michael Johnathon reflects on "love" and the arts and the importance of "loving" the music, creativity, exploration, and adventure.

Keywords: Ben Sollee (Artist); Lily Murphy (Artist); Michael Johnathon (Artist); Portland Cello Project (Artist)

00:52:49 - Closing Credits / From the Woodsongs Archive: "Smooth Criminal" (2Cellos)

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Keywords: 2Cellos (Artist); Cover versions; Michael Jackson (Composer); Smooth Criminal (Song)