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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Danse Macabre and Other Works for Solo Piano, Camille Saint-Saens

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 so much for inviting us to attend the Saint-Saens “Organ Symphony” recording session. I have always enjoyed listening to this work. As is always the case, your tutorial was excellent! I cannot believe how much more I now know about the “Organ Symphony”. And with more understanding comes a better appreciation. The Discovery Orchestra is much bigger than I remember. Their performance was excellent and truly exciting! A really big pipe organ performed by Mark Miller further enhanced the entire listening experience.

— Earle Eaton, Recording Engineer of our predecessor entity the Philharmonic Orchestra of New Jersey

 

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