Handel

Discovery Orchestra Chat 145 – Goosebumps City

November 29, 2014 Berlioz

Have you ever gotten goosebumps listening to classical music? In this Chat, Maestro Maull brings you three of his favorite “goosebumps moments”. Tune in to see what his favorites are – goosebumps guaranteed!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 114 – Holiday Meters Part 3

December 29, 2013 Choral

How is the beat, or pulse, of a piece of music organized? In this Chat, Maestro Maull will help you detect the underlying beat in For Unto Us a Child is Born, a portion of Handel’s Messiah!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 113 – Holiday Meters Part 2

December 18, 2013 Classical

The hunt continues!  Find the underlying pulse, or beat, in a piece of music.  Maestro Maull uses Handel’s Pifa (Pastorale) from Messiah to illustrate.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 112 – Holiday Meters Part 1

December 12, 2013 Choral

How is the beat, or pulse, of a piece of music organized? Is it organized in groups of 2’s, 3’s, 4’s? In this Chat,  Maestro Maull will help you detect the underlying beat in a portion of Handel’s Messiah. You’ll also learn what a “hemiola” is!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 66 Ornaments Episode 2

March 23, 2012 Classical

Take a quick quiz – count the ornaments!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 62 Text Painting

March 23, 2012 Choral

Composers drive home the meaning of words by composing appropriate musical settings.    

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 59 A Texture Quiz

March 23, 2012 Classical

How’s your life put together? Find out how music can be put together…take the texture quiz!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 55 Hallelujah!

March 23, 2012 Choral

Hallelujah! Thrill to Handel’s most well-known chorus as you follow TDO’s listening guide!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 54 How fast can you sing?

March 23, 2012 Choral

Can you sing a fast melisma? Listen to The Discovery Orchestra Chorus breeze through the melismas of this chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

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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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