Beethoven

Discovery Orchestra Chat 146 – Great Intros

December 3, 2014 Beethoven

Have you ever been to an event where someone introduced the featured speaker?  That introduction can make or break how the audience reacts to the speaker. So it is with a musical composition!  Composers are very aware that if they compose an introduction it’s got to be “just right” to set up what follows.  Maestro […]

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 134 – Beethoven with a Wink and a Smile Part 5

July 9, 2014 Amphion String Quartet

The culmination of the exploration of Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18, No. 3 in D Major – a play through of the piece by the Amphion String Quartet featuring an on-screen listening guide. Fifth and last in the series, this Chat is from a live Discovery Concert at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 133 – Beethoven with a Wink and a Smile Part 4

July 2, 2014 Amphion String Quartet

Maestro Maull explores sonata allegro form in Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18, No. 3 in D Major with the Amphion String Quartet. Fourth in a series, this Chat is from a live Discovery Concert at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 132 – Beethoven with a Wink and a Smile Part 3

June 25, 2014 Amphion String Quartet

Maestro Maull explores sonata allegro form in Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18, No. 3 in D Major with the Amphion String Quartet. Third in a series, this Chat is from a live Discovery Concert at Drew University in Madison, NJ.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 131 – Beethoven with a Wink and a Smile Part 2

June 19, 2014 Amphion String Quartet

Maestro Maull explores sonata allegro form in Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18, No. 3 in D Major with the Amphion String Quartet. Second in a series, this Chat is from a live Discovery Concert at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 130 – Beethoven with a Wink and a Smile Part 1

May 14, 2014 Amphion String Quartet

Maestro Maull explores sonata allegro form in Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18, No. 3 in D Major with the Amphion String Quartet. First in a series, this Chat is from a live Discovery Concert at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 121 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 6

February 19, 2014 Beethoven

Here’s the “wrap-up” of our look at Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 23 – The Appassionata. Guest artist, pianist Stephen Wu,  plays the entire 3rd movement.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 120 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 5

February 12, 2014 Beethoven

In this Chat, Maestro Maull and pianist Stephen Wu continue to discuss the components of the Sonata form, focusing on the special ending, or coda, in Beethoven’s Appassionata.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 119 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 4

February 5, 2014 Beethoven

In Chat 118, Maestro Maull discussed how Beethoven created tension in the middle section of the 3rd movement. In this Chat, Stephen Wu and Maestro Maull talk about how Beethoven releases the tension by “bringing back” the first section. This return is called recapitulation. If you haven’t watched the previous 3 Chats (116, 117, 118) […]

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 118 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 3

January 29, 2014 Beethoven

In this Chat, Maestro Maull and pianist Stephen Wu explore the middle section of Beethoven’s Appassionata. The “emotional purpose” of this middle section, know as the development, is to increase the tension the listener experiences.  

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