Orchestra

Can You Hear Me Now?

I grew up listening to the fabled sound of The Philadelphia Orchestra. As musicians, we work diligently to achieve a certain sound on our instruments or with our voices. Here’s…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 22 – Pedal Point

Maestro Maull discusses the power of pedal point with the help of audio clips.

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The Philadelphia Orchestra – Rest In Peace?

How are we to digest the news that one of the greatest orchestras in the United States and the world has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection? How especially are…

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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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Is Classical Music Dying?

A segment of the blogoshere is filled with discussion these days about what’s happening to classical music, often emphasizing the precarious financial condition in which professional classical music organizations currently…

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What is Maullaria?

The term “Maullaria” was coined by a young student of mine in the early 1980s who had a T-Shirt made which stated: “I have Maullaria.” Amused, years later I decided…

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What a great idea to do this. It looks and sounds fantastic. I LOVED the music, the animated lettering and the design for Notes from Under the Piano…It takes a special gift to transform the written word into the spoken word…And the length is perfect, left me wanting more…

— ‘Notes from Under the Piano’ viewer

 

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