Name of Podcast: 이지 클래식 (Easy Classic) (Phonetic: Iji keulaesik)
What topics are covered: Classical music; composers such as Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Handel, Chopin.
Why is it good to listen? Quite a lot of people think that classical music is boring and difficult to understand. This podcast guides listeners how to enjoy classical music in easy ways. The host introduces familiar music and adds information so that the listeners can remember the title and the composer of music.
This Korean podcast can be found on iTunes here.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated weekly.
Length of the podcasts: Each episode is about one hour long.
Description: The host, Beodeul, thought there must be people who are interested in classical music but they think terms and composers’ names are too complex to remember. She understands those people because she was one of them. She studied by herself and started recording this podcast last May.
The podcaster tells you the history and the personal life of composers in Korean, between pieces of music. How she chooses the music is related to the story she is telling. By following the story, you can picture the composer and his specific piece of music.
The host’s speaking pace is quite slow, and her voice is smoothly harmonized with the music. You do not need to worry about getting bothered when you are enjoying the music.
Summary: An easy guide to understand and enjoy classical music in Korean.