Music Blocks

Publisher:
Colorado Public Radio

Music Blocks

4.0/5

Critic Rating

A music appreciation podcast about the building blocks that make up your favorite sounds. Music Blocks explores how songwriters and composers use sound to express their emotions and share their experiences. Each episode runs about 5 minutes to fit easily into family time, classroom discussion or your podcast queue. Hosted by Luis Antonio Perez and Rebekah Romberg, the show spans genres, cultures and eras to inspire listeners to explore music more deeply. Music Blocks was developed with middle and high schoolers in mind, but it's fun for listeners of any age. Winner of the 2022 Best Podcast for Kids prize at The...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4

Lakshmi Hutchinson • Common Sense Media Apr 4, 2022

"...the very short episode runtime limits how much listeners can really appreciate or understand the music being introduced. It would be great if the hosts replayed their selections a few times to better illustrate a concept. It would be great if the hosts replayed their selections a few times to better illustrate a concept. Still, the well-chosen playlists are definitely valuable, and the show could be a good jumping off point for an educator who wants to introduce music appreciation in the classroom."

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