Vivaldi

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Emmy Reflections

Yes, it was disappointing not to win the Emmy. At The Discovery Orchestra we at times lulled ourselves into magically thinking that the proverbial ‘third time would be a charm.’…

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Brooklyn Philharmonic May Face Bankruptcy

“Updated: November 8, 2013 4:39 p.m. The Brooklyn Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, which traces its roots back 156 years, may have played its last note. The struggling institution’s board is seeking…

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Two Visits in Four Days

Maestro Maull with some of the campers and staff from Camp YDP, Paterson, New Jersey   On Steve Hoffman Music Forums there’s an interesting conversation going on around the topic:…

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Life Under the Grand Piano

“I also remember lying under the grand piano, sometimes for a long time, listening and feeling the vibrations of the huge instrument as my father played.” When I saw those…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 76 – Countdown to Vivaldi Part 3!

The last of three chats about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons! Watch and listen to Chat 74, Part 1 Watch and listen to Chat 75, Part 2 Sign up here to receive…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 75 – Countdown to Vivaldi Part 2

Second of three chats about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons! Watch and listen to Chat 74, Part 1 Watch and listen to Chat 76, Part 3 Sign up here to receive our…

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Your “listening guide” amazes me, in that it is a means of illustrating the role of various instrumental sections in communicating and “telling” a story. My background is science and technology so the 1 -1 ½ hours listening to a symphony with your presentation was an exciting learning experience I was not expecting.You are an exceptional talent and personality to be able to introduce someone like myself to the very complicated language of a symphony.

— Outreach Program Attendee