Composers

Discovery Orchestra Chat 15 – Variation Form

In this Chat, Maestro Maull challenges you to think like a composer – by changing an original “sound” so that sound is still recognizable – variation form!

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The Good News

In 1960, when I left St. Peter’s Choir School in Philadelphia and entered the local public school. . .Abraham Lincoln High School, populated by some 5,000 students grades eight through…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 13 – Change That Chord Again

Jazz musicians love to introduce new harmonies under the melodies they play. Guest artist Dan Crisci, jazz pianist, helps Maestro Maull illustrate in this Chat.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 12 – Program Music

What is program music? It is music that has some “outside of the music” idea attached to it!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 11 – Repetition and Sequence

Discover two aspects of form in this Chat – the use of repetition and sequence in music.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 9 – What is Maullaria?

It’s a play on words – the state induced in Maestro Maull by active music listening – he hopes you catch it!

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