Name of Podcast: 似水流年岁月如歌 (Pin Yin: sì shuǐ liú nián suì yuè rú gē)
What topics are covered?
This is a Chinese music podcast aimed at introducing musicians. In each episode of the podcast, one artist or group is introduced by the podcaster. The podcast covers the life story, career development, style of the singer/group with the feelings about the music from the podcast host.
Why is it good to listen to?
The podcast is filled with emotional commentary of how the host felt about the artist or group. The podcaster speaks standard Mandarin in the podcast. The speed of this podcast is slow and clear which is perfect for Chinese learners at preliminary and intermediate levels to understand. From this podcast, you can practice your listening, while learning how to describe a piece of music in a thorough way.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 似水流年岁月如歌 on iTunes.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated on a weekly basis.
Length of the podcast: The running time of each episode of the podcast is around 15 miuntes.
Description of the podcast:
This is a music introduction podcasts. In each episode of the podcast, one artist or group is introduced by the host. At the beginning of the podcast, the female host plays a track by the artist to start the show. Afterwards, she starts to talk about the stories and background of the artist(s), and explains how these experiences had an influence on their style of music. The podcast ends with several more songs and her comments on how she feels about the music. The podcast is very enjoyable, not only for the fine selection of music, but also for these legendary stories of artists introduced.
The podcast is highly recommended for people who wants to discover Chinese musicians and Chinese learners at preliminary and intermediate levels.