Composer C-D

Change That Chord

The importance of noticing re-harmonization in music is demonstrated utilizing the piano music of Bela Bartok and Claude Debussy. Host George Marriner Maull plays and speaks about a simple Slovakian…

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The Point

Host George Marriner Maull uses Claude Debussy’s La Mer, Movement 2, to illustrate a favorite concept of composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. Rachmaninoff believed that every movement of music had a moment…

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Thankful

Being Thankful – Encore 2018

I know: ” You’re making a habit of this!” No, I will not. But in reading this ‘Thanksgiving Blog’ from 2012 I found some thoughts that I believe still have…

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megaphone, Cheer

Something To Cheer About!

We’ve written about our educational television shows before, and we’re proud of the number of viewers who according to Nielsen Ratings have seen each of them here in the United…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 174 – Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9

Want to just immerse yourself in the entire “New World Symphony” by Dvorak? This Chat Video provides a listen from beginning to end, with a recording by the Baltimore Symphony…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 173 – Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 Mvt 4 Part 4

We’ve already explored a number of details found in movement 4 of Dvorak’s “New World Symphony”. In this Chat video, listen to the entire movement with our Listening Guide displayed…

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This has been an incredible series. I could take in SO much more than I could at the beginning ones. You have really trained my ears!!! I have been enjoying classical music for more than 60 years (as a child my parents played classical music at dinner and we guessed the composer) but I NEVER knew how to listen before!

— Attendee of NJPAC Classical Conversations with Maestro Maull