Sibelius

Discovery Orchestra Chat 158 – Sibelius Timbres 4

March 25, 2015 Classical

Our timbre recognition exercise continues! In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the 4th Movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. There is only one timbre that Sibelius could have chosen for the melody – can you guess?

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 157 – Sibelius Timbres 3

March 18, 2015 Classical

The journey to practice identifying timbres continues! Maestro Maull explores how playful the 3rd movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 begins and how the loveliest melodies follow that opening.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 156 – Sibelius Timbres 2

March 4, 2015 Classical

We continue our practice sessions on timbre recognition using the second movement of Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius. Listen for the pizzicato cello, timpani, bassoon, oboe, clarinet and french horn!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 155 – Sibelius Timbres 1

February 25, 2015 Classical

Did you ever think “I can’t tell what instrument is playing”? In this Chat, Maestro Maull uses Symphony No. 2  by Jean Sibelius to help you connect timbres and instruments.  Answers included!

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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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