Episode 111: A Hip Hop Holmes

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere show

Summary: "Yes, Mr. Holmes, I teach music." [SOLI]  It's our final show of 2016, we welcome Karen Wilson to the program to discuss a variety of musical associations of hers with Sherlock Holmes. From teaching to composing to performing, she does it all, and incorporates that into her Sherlockian pursuits. We're treated to one of the best toasts of the year, "Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street," performed for us by Karen. It was inspired by "Alexander Hamilton" from the hit musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and it does not disappoint. Karen shares with us her muse, the creative process, her other inspirations and more in this memorable interview. Plus, a solution for getting kids to put down those pesky electronic devices. Burt and Scott mention some Sherlockian resolutions for 2017; what are yours? And do you have suggestions for guests for 2017? Let us know with a call, a comment, or an email.   And please consider becoming a regular supporter of ours on Patreon. Your support helps us to meet production costs. SponsorsThis episode includes our two longtime sponsors. Please support our sponsors by visiting their sites: Wessex Press, which is debuting Unmitigated Bleat by Paul Herbert, BSI at the BSI Weekend.The Baker Street Journal, where you can subscribe to the 2017 BSJ.  Would you care to become a sponsor? You can find more information here. Download [Save As] | File size 27.6 MB, 59:17 Notes1:35 Hello and introduction2:21 Sherlockian resolutions for 20176:30 Wessex Press 7:45 A quick Doctor Who aside 9:22 Karen Wilson joins the show 14:30 Burt discovers Karen's hidden talent with a Hamilton-inspired toast 23:15 The creative process 26:57 Looking back at other Sherlockian music, including Harvey Officer and his contributions 33:42 Gilbert and Sullivan parodies are typically well-received, such as "He Is the Very Model of the Modern Major Medico" 36:02 Flanders and Swann inspire 42:42 Appearing at the Gaslight Gala 47:55 A new Sherlockian society idea 51:09 Sherlock Holmes Brand 52:06 The Baker Street Journal 53:40 Final thoughts for 2016 LinksHamiltonFolk Song Army by Tom LehrerVoices from Baker Street recordingHow to Write Your Own Gilbert and Sullivan Opera by Anna RussellFlanders and SwannThe BSI WeekendRalph Vaughn Wiliams' Sinfonia AntarcticaA Sherlock Holmes Suite by Carey BlytonMiklos Rozsa's Violin Concerto, inspired by his soundtrack to The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Many more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at  ihose.co/flipsherlock, as well as on the The Sherlock Holmes Community on Google+ (with over 4,000 members), as well as through our accounts on  Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter  and Tumblr. Please subscribe to us on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher or Spreaker and be kind enough to leave a rating or review for the show. And please tell a friend about us, in any fashion you feel comfortable. Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com), call us at (774) 221-READ (7323). --