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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 89 – Arrangements

January 23, 2013 Meter

Did you know it’s a common occurrence for musicians to arrange each others music? Find out why in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!

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