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Inside Music Radio Show episode entitled A Cry of Despair Part 1

A Cry Of Despair Part 1

Tchaikovsky composed his 6th symphony between February and August of 1893 and conducted the premiere on October 28th – just nine days before he died.  That Tchaikovsky’s life had a…

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Inside Music radio show episode: Escape from Pandemia

Escape from Pandemia

We all need a mental break from the Covid-19 Pandemic!  Picture in your mind or Google a photo of where the prairie meets the Rocky Mountains or the Steppes of…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 177 – The Firebird Suite Lullaby & Finale Play-Through

This Chat Video features the final two movements of Stravinsky’s “Firebird” Suite with our Listening Guide on screen. Performed by the Vienna Symphony courtesy of Naxos of America.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 176 – The Firebird Suite Finale

In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the Finale from Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Variation form, fingered tremolo, effective surprise – so much to learn!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 175 – The Firebird Suite Lullaby

In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the Lullaby from Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Discover Stravinsky’s use of the ostinato, timbre, glissando and effective surprise!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 106 – A Taste of Mexico

Guitarist Celil Refik Kaya is back again to help Maestro Maull explore Manuel Ponce’s Scherzino Mexicano in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!

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Stumbled upon this quite by accident on our Maryland PBS station. What a joy! Firebird is my favorite piece of music and your wonderful program just enhanced my appreciation of Stravinsky’s genius. Thank you and keep up your great work of feeding our souls!

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