Sibelius

Discovery Orchestra Chat 158 – Sibelius Timbres 4

Our timbre recognition exercise continues! In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the 4th Movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. There is only one timbre that Sibelius could have chosen for…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 157 – Sibelius Timbres 3

The journey to practice identifying timbres continues! Maestro Maull explores how playful the 3rd movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 begins and how the loveliest melodies follow that opening. Watch…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 156 – Sibelius Timbres 2

We continue our practice sessions on timbre recognition using the second movement of Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius. Listen for the pizzicato cello, timpani, bassoon, oboe, clarinet and french…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 155 – Sibelius Timbres 1

Did you ever think “I can’t tell what instrument is playing”? In this Chat, Maestro Maull uses Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius to help you connect timbres and instruments….

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 108 – The Land of 6th’s and Octaves

When composers want to add harmony to a melody, there are a number of ways they can do it. Learn more in this Discovery Orchestra Chat, featuring high-school musicians Katie…

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I was delighted to hear George Marriner Maull’s “Inside Music” when he discussed how to listen to and enjoy Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the 4th movement. To have the words of the choral Ode to Joy translated and explained (word for word) was enlightening and inspiring as well. And to learn all the intricacies of the music itself was fascinating.

— Inside Music radio listener