Strauss Jr., Johan

Dancing on the Danube

At The Beautiful Blue Danube by Johann Strauss, Jr. is easily the most famous piece by the celebrated “Waltz King ” and one of the most familiar pieces of music…

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Inside Music radio show episode: Johann Strauss, Jr. The Waltz King

A Little Romance Part 2

Host George Marriner Maull concludes his look into the music of Johann Strauss, Jr. revisiting Wiener Blut and other Strauss mega-hits that tug on the heart strings of countless waltzers and non-waltzers…

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Inside Music radio show episode: Johann Strauss, Jr. Wiener Blut

A Little Romance

The music of Johann Strauss, Jr. has cast a dreamlike spell on listeners and dancers alike for over one-hundred years. Maestro Maull recalls hearing an attendee at one of the…

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Turned Off or Turned On?

In his article for Music Australia entitled: What’s Turning Young People Off Classical Music Concerts? Graham Strahle poses the question “. . .what are the barriers that seem to be…

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Mickey Mouse Projection behind Orchestra performing Mozart

Mickey Mouse & Mozart

. . .one of my longer rants. Professional symphony orchestras in the United States face an annual challenge that we refer to in jest, belying the utter seriousness of the…

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Can’t Get It Out Of My Head!

The topic of ear worms – or music that continues to play in our heads of its on accord – is one of I’ve taken up in a previous blog…

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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

 

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