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One Good Fugue

Host George Marriner Maull delves into a fugue with an unusual subject, or main melody. Taken from the first movement of Handel’s Concerto Grosso, Op.6, No. 7., this grand master…

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Inside Music

Are you a radio listener? And, if you are, where are you when you are doing this? For many people the answer is: “Yes” to the first question and “in…

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How Do I Listen? A Performer After My Own Heart!

Rachel Deloughrey, primephonic editor, interviewed violinist Augustin Hadelich on this very topic in a June 8, 2017 feature. The young superstar in the classical music world says some striking things:…

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Our Sagging, Flabby Attention Spans

Anne Quito, design and architecture reporter for Quartz recently wrote an excellent article, headlined: The classical music concert is a vital workout for our sagging, flabby attention spans. Anne puts…

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The Annual Recital

A few weeks ago I attended the annual recital of my wife Marcia’s piano students, who range in age from six to eighteen. Annual student piano recitals have been a…

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A Visit To The Chorus School

Two years ago – almost to the day – I blogged about visiting the Newark Boys Chorus School in New Jersey. As a former choirboy, these visits are always special…

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“Just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed The Firebird concert last Sunday! Not being very familiar with Stravinsky’s music, I guess I expected a lot of atonal sounds, but found the work exciting and challenging – aided greatly by the educational exercises Maestro Maull had us do. It was also great to see so many young people there – that is wonderful outreach you offer. Best wishes for another great season!”

— Discover The Firebird attendee

 

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