Composers

The Playful Side of Brahms

People often think: “Brahms… mmm, serious.” And Brahms did in fact write lots of weighty, introspective music – all worthy of our attention. But he also had a playful side…

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What is Maullaria?

When, and where, did this term first appear?  Do you have it?  If you have an intense emotional response to classical music than you may! Notes from Under the Piano…

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Discover The Firebird DVD

Discover The Firebird, winner of 2 Telly Awards, begins with a complete performance of Kastchei’s Infernal Dance by 85 members of The Discovery Orchestra and Maestro George Marriner Maull, and then launches into a…

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Discovery Concert – Discover the Chevalier de Saint-George

Join us for this live one-hour Discovery Concert on radio station WWFM The Classical Network.

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Discover The Firebird

Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite has been with me a long time.  Back in the 1960’s, one of Philadelphia’s grocery store chains, the Penn Fruit Company, began offering classical 33 1/3…

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To Him I Bow The Knee

When asked who was the greatest composer who had lived before him, the musical titan Ludwig van Beethoven responded without hesitation: “Handel! To him I bow the knee.”  In this episode of Inside…

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“I found this [Discover Dvorak’s New World video series] on Amazon Prime by chance. It is one of the best instructional videos I know…I am a keen amateur musician and although I try hard, I find music theory from a book somewhat hard to digest. However, the explanations and examples in this video are clear and enjoyable…The video teaches you to listen and encourages you to keep listening because it is fun!”

— Amazon U.K. review

 

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