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Discovery Orchestra Chat 158 – Sibelius Timbres 4

March 25, 2015 Classical

Our timbre recognition exercise continues! In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the 4th Movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. There is only one timbre that Sibelius could have chosen for the melody – can you guess?

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 157 – Sibelius Timbres 3

March 18, 2015 Classical

The journey to practice identifying timbres continues! Maestro Maull explores how playful the 3rd movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 begins and how the loveliest melodies follow that opening.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 156 – Sibelius Timbres 2

March 4, 2015 Classical

We continue our practice sessions on timbre recognition using the second movement of Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius. Listen for the pizzicato cello, timpani, bassoon, oboe, clarinet and french horn!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 155 – Sibelius Timbres 1

February 25, 2015 Classical

Did you ever think “I can’t tell what instrument is playing”? In this Chat, Maestro Maull uses Symphony No. 2  by Jean Sibelius to help you connect timbres and instruments.  Answers included!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 154 – Old Time Fiddle

February 19, 2015 Featured Artists

What makes “old time fiddling” sound the way it does? It’s all about the bowing technique! Find out more in this Discovery Orchestra Chat with guest artist Dave Rimelis.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 153 – Blues Fiddle

February 14, 2015 Blues

Find out what makes blues fiddling sound the way it does in this Chat with guest artist Dave Rimelis!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 152 – Celtic Fiddle

February 4, 2015 Celtic

Maestro Maull continues his exploration of fiddle music with guest artist Dave Rimelis. Dave demonstrates Celtic fiddling using the Swallow Tail Jig to illustrate!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 151 – Cajun Fiddle

January 30, 2015 Cajun

The lineage of cajun music is rich and complex.  But what makes cajun fiddling sound the way it does?  The answer can be found in this Discovery Orchestra Chat featuring guest fiddler Dave Rimelis!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 150 – Latin Fiddle

January 24, 2015 Harmony

Maestro Maull is a classically trained string player but has been fascinated by and a big fan of fiddle music! Joining him in this Chat is Dave Rimelis, who plays a variety of fiddle music. He uses La Bamba to illustrate montuno – “the groove”, similar to an ostinato in classical music!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 149 – Thematic Transformation

January 7, 2015 Classical

It’s really remarkable how many transformations occur as we grow from childhood into adulthood. Composers work a similar magic – see how in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!  

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