Composer M-R

A MidAutumn Night’s Dream

Maestro Maull misappropriates the title of one of Felix Mendelssohn’s most beloved scores the Incidental Music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream to start the second season of Inside Music. The…

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Our Theme Music

Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, “Italian” was recognized by the composer himself as one of the “jolliest” scores he’d ever written. The first movement of this symphony, which serves as…

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Gentle Goodbyes

The first and final movements of many symphonies and concertos end with a bang! “Send them home on a high note!” But that is not universally the case. George Marriner…

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A Belated Valentine

The creation emotional tension and the release of it is a common aesthetic goal among all composers of wordless, abstract music. The moment of greatest emotional intensity in a movement…

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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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A New Year’s Contest

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had an incredible sense of humor. Host George Marriner Maull believes it’s nowhere more apparent than in Mozart’s Overture to the Marriage of Figaro. Inside Music with…

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“I just wanted to say thank you so much for the opportunity to attend the Discovery Orchestra concert today. The students and parents really enjoyed the performance and interactive listening. Many of them were answering all the questions and making connections with their study at PMP… By providing a bus for us, you removed the barrier of getting students and parents to the event which can sometimes be challenging.”

— Elizabeth Moulthrop, Director, Paterson Music Project

 

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