Pedal Point

Pedal Point City

This harmonic device has been used for hundreds of years and derives its name from a compositional practice employed by church organist-composers like Bach. In this episode George Marriner Maull…

Read More

Discovery Orchestra Chat 174 – Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9

Want to just immerse yourself in the entire “New World Symphony” by Dvorak? This Chat Video provides a listen from beginning to end, with a recording by the Baltimore Symphony…

Read More

Discovery Orchestra Chat 173 – Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 Mvt 4 Part 4

We’ve already explored a number of details found in movement 4 of Dvorak’s “New World Symphony”. In this Chat video, listen to the entire movement with our Listening Guide displayed…

Read More

Discovery Orchestra Chat 172 – Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 Mvt 4 Part 3

See what surprises Dvorak has for us in this Chat on Movement 4!

Read More

Discovery Orchestra Chat 76 – Countdown to Vivaldi Part 3!

The last of three chats about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons!

Read More

Discovery Orchestra Chat 22 – Pedal Point

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

Read More

Thank you and everyone involved for putting together all of these wonderful videos. With the current situation and thinking long-term, I wanted to help students in the Orchestra to grow as active listeners. We initially worked through Firebird and are now onto the New World Symphony. It’s been a lot of fun to read the students’ responses to the music, as they grow in insight and appreciation.

— NJ Music Educator, on the Orchestra’s Discovery Chat Videos

 

Pin It on Pinterest