Circlesinging is a unique experience that combines improvised vocal music composition and community singing practice, but not only! It is a concept inspired by Bobby McFerrin’s Circlesongs, originating in traditional and ancient singing rituals. Circle Singing Roma, organized by Chiara Cortez and Daphne Nisi, brings this unique phenomenon to the Italian capital and in this podcast we talk about and discover what it is all about, show a live example, learn where it comes from and why more and more people all over the world are joining Circlesinging!
Mirka Farabegoli is a Dutch artist who graduated from the Arnhem Art Academy ArtEZ in 2009. She works mainly within the field of drawing and printmaking. 📷 Mirka’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mirkachocola/ 🌎 Mirka’s Website: http://www.mirkafarabegoli.com/
José Witteveen studied at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. In the last years, she has dedicated her work to the eternal city of Rome through portraits of its streets and people. 📷 José’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/josewitteveen/ 🌎 José’s Website: http://www.josewitteveen.nl/
Both artists just returned from an art residency in Salina, Sicily and in this podcast they share their experience.
James Egerton is a teacher at the International House Accademia Britannica in Rome, Joshua William Dennison is an entrepreneur running a business in the UK. Both are athletes and marathon runners. In this podcast episode we talk about preparing for a marathon, how Joshua found himself in an official Muay Thai fight in Thailand, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life, The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Game by Neil Strauss and much more.
How James and Joshua got into running marathons 2:36
The origin of the marathon race 6:28
Systematic vs. organic training for a marathon 9:55
Things that can go wrong on a marathon day 14:30
How to prepare for your first marathon? 20:03
About Roman water fountains called “big noses (nasoni)” 25:40
Carrying stuff while running 27:28
About amateurs outperforming professional athletes 30:30
Getting through the crowd at the beginning of a race 40:45
Eliud Kipchoge and the Breaking2 Documentary 48:08
How people are respectful practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu 1:00:00
How Joshua ended up in an official Muay Thai fight in Thailand 1:04:21
Bruce Lee and Wing-Tsun 1:15:00
The four stages of Learning 1:17:00
Rule 9 of Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life 1:20:00
Nothing you think you know know is an absolute 1:33:00
Watching Jordan Peterson Debates live 1:35:00
About algorithms and Homo Sapience 1:41:00
The Game by Neil Strauss and social dynamics 1:45:00
The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 1:53:00
The Rome Marathon 2019 itinerary (Maratona di Roma) 2:03:00
Eating before a race 2:10:00
How your marathon race time is measured 2:21:00
Open Mic Rome 2:22:00
Alfie Anagni is an Italian musician and sound engineer. In this podcast episode we talk about how he became a musician, how the music scene has changed over the last 30 years, his experience performing at the Italian Music Festival “Sanremo”, the nuances between commercial and “good” music and much more!
Dock Knowtorious is a physician, musician and CEO of Tantra for All. In this episode we talked about how Tantra can improve your sex life, non-gender tantra, naked statues in Rome, how this all connects to his background in IT and as a physician. Dock even played a few tunes live on his guitar!
Angelo Monacelli is an Italian actor and musician. In this podcast episode we talk about his career as an actor (RAI, Mediaset etc.) and musician (“The General Brothers”) between Naples, Rome and Milan, the power of Kundalini Meditation, how to remember your lines as an actor, why some people have more focus and thrive in life than others and much more.
Paul Staunton is a musician, composer and photographer
Francesco Amatucci is a pianist, brown belt martial artist and has a degree in law in Italy. In this podcast we hang out and talk about his time as a real estate agent and their tricks, global warming, people calling themselves artists, his bicycle and traffic in Rome and other random, often unrelated stuff.