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Discovery Orchestra Chat 3 – Musical Paragraphs

Composers write the equivalent of sentences in music which we call “phrases”. Groups of phrases are put together to form “paragraphs” in music. Learning how to notice these paragraphs gives…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 1 – Ornaments Part 1

New and improved! We have re-edited our first Chats – same great content, but all spic and span now. Have a look at Chat #1 ! What is a musical…

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Opening Chord

When people talk or write about classical music they often resort to very descriptive, flowery adjective-filled prose. And we perhaps can get from this a sense of how a given…

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I was thrilled when I finished listening to your second episode of my favorite piece of music. I always got emotional when I ‘heard’ the second movement of Beethoven’s Seventh [Symphony], but this time I was deeply touched as I could do much more than just ‘hearing’, I could finally ‘listen’ to Beethoven!

— Inside Music radio listener

 

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