Cesar Franck

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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Halloween Candy

Sometime before Halloween, The Discovery Orchestra will post a photo on Facebook that purports to have me in the picture. It does, in fact, have a nine-year-old George Marriner Maull…

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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

 

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