Beethoven

Discovery Orchestra Chat 117 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 2

January 23, 2014 Beethoven

In this Chat featuring pianist Stephen Wu, Maestro Maull discusses Beethoven’s use of themes in the 3rd Movement of The Appassionata.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 116 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 1

January 15, 2014 Beethoven

One of Maestro Maull’s all-time favorite classical compositions is Beethoven’s Piano Sonata #23. In this Chat featuring pianist Stephen Wu, Maestro Maull discusses Beethoven’s use of chords in the 3rd Movement of The Appassionata.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 95 – Beethoven’s Sense of Humor

March 13, 2013 Beethoven

Despite the fact that Beethoven was so depressed about his hearing loss, he managed to hang on to his sense of humor. Follow along with our  Listening Guide and see how in this Discovery Orchestra Chat.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 90 – Pain in Music

January 30, 2013 Beethoven

Beethoven, who let us into his inner emotional life through his music, was not afraid to express his own pain. Listening to his wordless, abstract expressions, we may find his music useful in healing our own pain.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 68 Lightness To Darkness

March 23, 2012 Beethoven

Beethoven moves from light-heartedness to despair in a matter of seconds.  Listen to this incredible change!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 67 How To Give Contrabass Players A Nervous Breakdown

March 23, 2012 Beethoven

Beethoven has a little fun with the string bass players.  See how fast they can play!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 53 Follow the 5th!

March 8, 2012 Beethoven

Here’s an opportunity to listen to Movement I of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 as you follow TDO’s listening guide!      

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 40: Aspects of Melody

September 7, 2011 Bach

Can this melody be sung…. or not?

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 37: Rests

August 17, 2011 Bach

Need a rest? Discover the pleasure of silence!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 32: The Ostinato That Ate Brooklyn

July 13, 2011 Beethoven

Need a little laughter today? Maestro Maull explores a hilarious ostinato written by Beethoven.

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