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Discovery Orchestra Chat 100 – Piano Transcriptions Part 1

April 17, 2013 Classical

Maestro Maull and pianist Stephen Wu use Christoph Gluck’s Dance of the Blessed Spirit to investigate piano transcription.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 92 – Change of Timbre

February 19, 2013 Classical

Listen as The Discovery Orchestra plays Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor (2nd Movement) and Maestro Maull explores a “Change in Timbre” in this chat.

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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 65 The Point

March 23, 2012 Classical

Don’t miss the point! Many compositions have a special one to make.

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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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Discovery Orchestra Chat 33: A Pop Quiz

July 20, 2011 Classical

Test your knowledge of previous Chats! Maestro Maull provides a fun music listening test.

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