Theme and Variation

Discovery Orchestra Chat 177 – The Firebird Suite Lullaby & Finale Play-Through

May 6, 2019 Bassoon

This Chat Video features the final two movements of Stravinsky’s “Firebird” Suite with our Listening Guide on screen. Performed by the Vienna Symphony courtesy of Naxos of America.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 176 – The Firebird Suite Finale

April 24, 2019 Cadences

In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the Finale from Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Variation form, fingered tremolo, effective surprise – so much to learn!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 104 – Variation Form 3

May 22, 2013 Classical

In this Chat, George and guitarist Celil Refik Kaya explore Celil’s own composition entitled Theme & Variations on Pass et medio.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 94 – Name that Tune?

March 6, 2013 Classical

Another look at variation form in this Chat – but backwards! Have a listen to some variations and see if you can figure out what the theme is in this Discovery Orchestra Chat.  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 82 – Another Look at Variation Form

October 1, 2012 Adams, Merynda

Harpist Merynda Adams joins Maestro Maull as they revisit variation form as found in Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols.

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