Musical Elements

Discover Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony with image of Maestro Maull and the orchestra

Lights, Camera, Action!

I cannot deny it.  I am personally getting incredibly excited about our upcoming 6th production for American Public Television on September 18th.  Sounds like a long way from now, but…

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Discover Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Free Listening Guide Listening Guides are visual ‘roadmaps’ of classical pieces for ‘do-it-yourself’ listening lessons, using YouTube recordings recommended by Maestro Maull. The Guide highlights specific musical details to notice…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 183 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 4 with Maestro Maull

In this final Chat, listen to Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy in its entirety with the Listening Guide on screen. It is highly recommended to watch and listen to the…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 182 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 3 with Maestro Maull

This Chat begins with Maestro Maull exploring how a pair of ascending sequences can build emotional intensity, followed by the release of that tension. This emotional tension is a result…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 181 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 2 with Maestro Maull

Part 2 of Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy” begins with the “Capulets & Montagues Conflict” theme as tension builds with the rising pairs of violin/woodwind imitations. This part continues with…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 180 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 1 with Maestro Maull

Inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy is a much beloved work. Ten years in the making, Tchaikovsky’s final version was well worth the wait. This is Part…

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This has been an incredible series. I could take in SO much more than I could at the beginning ones. You have really trained my ears!!! I have been enjoying classical music for more than 60 years (as a child my parents played classical music at dinner and we guessed the composer) but I NEVER knew how to listen before!

— Attendee of NJPAC Classical Conversations with Maestro Maull

 

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