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Discovery Orchestra Chat 156 – Sibelius Timbres 2

We continue our practice sessions on timbre recognition using the second movement of Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius. Listen for the pizzicato cello, timpani, bassoon, oboe, clarinet and french…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 155 – Sibelius Timbres 1

Did you ever think “I can’t tell what instrument is playing”? In this Chat, Maestro Maull uses Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius to help you connect timbres and instruments….

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 149 – Thematic Transformation

It’s really remarkable how many transformations occur as we grow from childhood into adulthood. Composers work a similar magic – see how in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 148 – Counter Melodies

Sometimes what makes a piece of music wonderful to listen to is not what we think it is! Maestro Maull uses Cesar Franck’s Symphony in D Minor to illustrate in…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 143 – Codas

Codas are special endings that composers may write for the conclusion of a movement. Maestro Maull explores the codas used in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Brahms’ Symphony No….

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 129 – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 Part 8

Maestro Maull continues the exploration of the 4th movement of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in this last Discovery Orchestra Chat on the piece!

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