Classical

Two to Tango Gala At Home

We look forward to sharing, virtually, an engaging Discovery program (Astor Piazzolla’s Tango Suite for Two Guitars performed by the Riverside Guitar Duo) and the presentation of the 2020 Discovery Award to Susan Head.

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Discover The Firebird

Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite has been with me a long time.  Back in the 1960’s, one of Philadelphia’s grocery store chains, the Penn Fruit Company, began offering classical 33 1/3…

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This, Too, Is For You!

The 2nd movement of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 remains beloved more than 200 years after its premiere at which those attending demanded an immediate encore…right on the spot,…

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Ludwig At His Manic Best!

The final movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 is filled with musical energy and excitement. Host George Marriner Maull helps his radio audience discover what makes this movement so electrifying,…

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The Annual Piano Prize Goes to

And The Annual Piano Prize Goes To….

Maestro Maull briefly recounts the story of his receiving The Annual Piano Prize as a seventh grader at St. Peter’s Choir School in Philadelphia.  He delves into the LP recording…

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Our Theme Music

Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, “Italian” was recognized by the composer himself as one of the “jolliest” scores he’d ever written. The first movement of this symphony, which serves as…

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“I found this [Discover Dvorak’s New World video series] on Amazon Prime by chance. It is one of the best instructional videos I know…I am a keen amateur musician and although I try hard, I find music theory from a book somewhat hard to digest. However, the explanations and examples in this video are clear and enjoyable…The video teaches you to listen and encourages you to keep listening because it is fun!”

— Amazon U.K. review

 

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