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Discovery Orchestra Chat 74 – Countdown to Vivaldi Part 1

In this first of 3 chats about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, George talks about the “verbal descriptions” written over the score of “Spring”.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 58 – Noticing Tempo Change

How’s the pace of your life? Perhaps here’s the answer!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 43 – Another Virtuosic Technique

Pizzicato – it’s not a menu item in an Italian restaurant! Discovery Orchestra Concertmaster Peter Winograd demonstrates left-hand pizzicato.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 41 – Name That Timbre Part 3

This one might fool you! Can you identify this instrument? See if you can!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 33 – A Pop Quiz

Test your knowledge of previous Chats! Maestro Maull provides a fun music listening test.

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The Elephant in the Room

My last entry focused on concert hall acoustics and their possible impact on attendance at symphony orchestra concerts. Today I want to address the ‘elephant in the room.’ A good…

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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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