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Revolver, the Beatles

Classical Beatles

The WQXR* blog post Timeline: The Beatles Meet Classical Music contains a lot of interesting information regarding the evolution of The Beatles’ creative process that ultimately led them to integrate…

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How Can We Understand Classical Music?

Laura Phillips Ward, who maintains The Discovery Orchestra’s twitter account @AhaClassical, recently forwarded me a tweet from Sweden! “How can I understand classical music I guess is the question.” This…

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Can’t Get It Out Of My Head!

The topic of ear worms – or music that continues to play in our heads of its on accord – is one of I’ve taken up in a previous blog…

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Why Classical Music Is Still Cool!

Jon Levine, in a March 8, 2015 post on Music.Mic entitled: Why Isn’t Classical Music Cool Anymore? gives us three principal factors – Cost, Time and Alienation. I love those…

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Happy Birthday Wolfgang!

It’s January 27th – the day the universe gave us Johannes Chrysostomus (after St. John Chrysostom) Wolfgangus (“Running Wolf” after his maternal grandfather – almost sounds Native American, nicht wahr?)…

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What are people saying about The Discovery Orchestra? Find out in the Maestro's Blog "Listeners Speak".

Listeners Speak

“I took a course with E. Ray Sprenkle at Peabody about 15 years ago, and that man taught me to listen to Brahms and Dvorak with my soul, to understand…

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Let me begin by thanking you for the opportunity to attend “Discover Django with The Stephane Wrembel Band”, Sunday afternoon! I thoroughly enjoyed the amazing concert! Every experience I have with The Discovery Orchestra is a wonderful music education gift.

— Cheryl Outlaw, The Links-Morris County Chapter

 

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