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Radio Show Inside Music: Adios Nonino by Astor Piazzolla

Adios Nonino

Argentine tango composer and bandoneon virtuoso Ástor Piazzolla revolutionized traditional tango into a new style called nuevo tango.  He wrote this touching work in about thirty minutes while on tour…

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Inside Music radio show episode: Last Tango in Bayreuth by Peter Schickele on WWFM The Classical Network

Last Tango in Bayreuth

The wonderful musical humor of Peter Schickele is the subject of this episode!  Host George Marriner Maull lightens things up with a look at Last Tango in Bayreuth, Mr. Schickele’s hilarious parody of the…

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Radio Show Inside Music: Bach in Love with George Marriner Maull

Bach in Love

The Largo of the Concerto for Two Violins is a powerful profession of love. We know the two great loves of Johann Sebastian Bach.  His wife Maria Barbara and he were married in 1707,…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 73 – All That Jazz Part 4

Guest artists jazz pianist Dan Crisci, drummer Steve Holloway, and Bob Funesti on bass join George Marriner Maull in this last of four jazzy chats! Watch and listen to Chat…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 72 – All That Jazz Part 3

Guest artists jazz pianist Dan Crisci, drummer Steve Holloway, and Bob Funesti on bass join George Marriner Maull in this third of four jazzy chats! Watch and listen to Chat…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 71 – All That Jazz Part 2

Guest artists jazz pianist Dan Crisci, drummer Steve Holloway, and Bob Funesti on bass join George Marriner Maull in this second of four jazzy chats! Watch and listen to Chat…

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Your “listening guide” amazes me, in that it is a means of illustrating the role of various instrumental sections in communicating and “telling” a story. My background is science and technology so the 1 -1 ½ hours listening to a symphony with your presentation was an exciting learning experience I was not expecting.You are an exceptional talent and personality to be able to introduce someone like myself to the very complicated language of a symphony.

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