Podcast: "Notes on Bach"
With musicologist Dr. Carrie Allen Tipton
Conversations with scholars on the life, times, music,
and legacy of J.S. Bach, sponsored by Bach Society Houston.
Episode 1, January 2022
Interview with musicologist and BBC radio host Dr. Hannah French about her recent book Sir Henry Wood: Champion of J.S. Bach.
Episode 2, March 2022
Interview with Berlin-based musicologist and violinist Dr. Noelle Heber about her recent book J.S. Bach’s Material and Spiritual Treasures.
Episode 3, April 2022
Interview with musicologists Mark Sanders and Reggie Peters about their collection Compositional Choices and Meaning in the Vocal Music of J.S. Bach.
Dr. Carrie Allen Tipton writes, podcasts, and lectures about music, religion, arts, and culture. She has written for Pop Matters, Deep South Magazine, the Southern Foodways Alliance, W.W. Norton's Avid Listener blog, Religion Dispatches, the New Encyclopedia of the South, the Black Music Research Journal, and the Journal of the Society for American Music, among other places. She is a former book reviewer for Kirkus and currently works as an academic editor.
Tipton has lectured for Bach Society Houston, Eroica Trio, Houston Ebony Opera Guild, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Her work has been featured on KUHF’s “The Front Row” (NPR-Houston), in the Houston Chronicle, and in The One: The Life and Music of James Brown (R.J. Smith, Gotham: 2012). Tipton has given papers at the Southern American Studies Association, Society for American Music, Society for Ethnomusicology, and NYU's Music and Film Conference.
In addition to the PhD in Musicology, Tipton holds the MM in Piano Performance (Accompanying/Chamber Music) and BME in Music Education. In some of her previous nine lives she has served as a church musician, middle school choir director, piano teacher, collaborative pianist, and archives assistant, followed by several years as a music professor at a major urban university. After having worked for the Bach Society Houston as Director of the Lecture Series, she is pleased to have launched the "Notes on Bach" podcast.