Choral

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 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 78 EVERY TIME I FEEL THE SPIRIT

July 25, 2012 Choral

The Newark Boys Chorus joins Maestro Maull in this chat!

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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 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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