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Discovery Orchestra Chat 147 – Secret Messages

December 11, 2014 Classical

Have you ever sent someone a secret message? Composers do this! Maestro Maull shares possible “secret messages of love” in this Discovery Orchestra Chat.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 143 – Codas

November 12, 2014 Brahms

Codas are special endings that composers may write for the conclusion of a movement. Maestro Maull explores the codas used in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 138 – Ravel String Quartet Part 4

August 6, 2014 Classical

Maestro Maull explores Ravel’s String Quartet featuring the New Jersey Youth Symphony String Quartet in this final Chat in the series!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 137 – Ravel String Quartet Part 3

July 30, 2014 Classical

Maestro Maull explores Ravel’s String Quartet featuring the New Jersey Youth Symphony String Quartet in this third of four Discovery Orchestra Chats.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 136 – Ravel String Quartet Part 2

July 23, 2014 Classical

Maestro Maull explores Ravel’s String Quartet featuring the New Jersey Youth Symphony String Quartet in this second of four Discovery Orchestra Chats.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 135 – Ravel String Quartet Part 1

July 21, 2014 Classical

Maestro Maull explores the first two movements of Ravel’s String Quartet featuring the New Jersey Youth Symphony String Quartet in this first of four Discovery Orchestra Chats.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 110 – Another Effective Surprise

November 27, 2013 Huang, Lawrence

All surprises in life feel the way they do because of the unexpected aspect of the surprise. Composers can create “musical surprises” – see how in this Chat featuring pianist Lawrence Huang. Be ready for the surprise as he plays Rachmaninoff’s Elegie, Op. 3, No. 1.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 108 – The Land of 6th’s and Octaves

November 13, 2013 Harmony

When composers want to add harmony to a melody, there are a number of ways they can do it. Learn more in this Discovery Orchestra Chat, featuring high-school musicians Katie Liu (violin) and Lawrence Huang (piano).

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 102 – False Relations

May 1, 2013 Classical

What exactly are False Relations? In this Chat, Maestro Maull and guitarist phenom Celil Refik Kaya explore the “chromatic contradictions” in Alonso Mudarra’s Fantasy No. 10.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 96 – How Would You Depict

March 20, 2013 Classical

Maestro Maull would like you to exercise your creative imagination and think like a composer in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!

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