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Blog Post 50! Where We’ve Been

Fifty blog posts – wow! Seems like a lot to me, but I realize that for people who have been blogging for quite some time, fifty is a mere drop…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 114 – Holiday Meters Part 3

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…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 113 – Holiday Meters Part 2

The hunt continues! Find the underlying pulse, or beat, in a piece of music. Maestro Maull uses Handel’s Pifa (Pastorale) from Messiah to illustrate.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 112 – Holiday Meters Part 1

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…

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Where Does It Come From?

Often I find myself in a state of awe with this question: “How on earth does someone create a piece of music that can – one or two hundred years…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 66 – Ornaments Part 2

Take a quick quiz – count the ornaments!

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Thank you and everyone involved for putting together all of these wonderful videos. With the current situation and thinking long-term, I wanted to help students in the Orchestra to grow as active listeners. We initially worked through Firebird and are now onto the New World Symphony. It’s been a lot of fun to read the students’ responses to the music, as they grow in insight and appreciation.

— NJ Music Educator, on the Orchestra’s Discovery Chat Videos

 

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