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Hallelujah… Some Holiday Levity

Have you ever sung Messiah – a portion of it, or just Hallelujah?  I remember the first time I did.  I was scared out of my mind.  The choir of…

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Discover Handel’s Hallelujah: Free Listening Guide

A Listening Guide is a visual ‘roadmap’ of classical pieces for ‘do-it-yourself’ listening lessons, using YouTube recordings recommended by Maestro Maull. The guide highlights specific musical details to notice as…

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Free Event! NJPAC Virtual Classical Conversations: Hallelujah

December 17, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. Join us and NJPAC for a deep-dive into the story behind Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus with George Marriner Maull, artistic director of The Discovery Orchestra…

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A Visit to the Chorus School

Maestro Maull has always strongly identified with young chorus students, given he attended St. Peter’s Choir School in Philadelphia. In his last visit to The Newark Boys Chorus School in…

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The Sound of Silence

No, not the Simon & Garfunkel hit from 1964! How do “rests” or silences placed by composers in music have a profound effect on listeners?  Feel the emotional impact of…

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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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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

 

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