Discovery Orchestra Chat

Discovery Orchestra Chat 182 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 3 with Maestro Maull

This Chat begins with Maestro Maull exploring how a pair of ascending sequences can build emotional intensity, followed by the release of that tension. This emotional tension is a result…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 181 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 2 with Maestro Maull

Part 2 of Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy” begins with the “Capulets & Montagues Conflict” theme as tension builds with the rising pairs of violin/woodwind imitations. This part continues with…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 178 – Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 “Juba Dance”

It was in 1933 when the first African-American woman would have her music performed by a major U.S symphony orchestra. Maestro Maull explores Florence Price’s Symphony No.1 which fuses Price’s…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 144 – Tease

Do you enjoy being teased? Composers enjoy teasing listeners – Maestro Maull shows you how in this Discovery Orchestra Chat using Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings to illustrate.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 139 – Practice Listening

How can you practice “listening”? Find out in this Discovery Orchestra Chat!  

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 131 – Beethoven with a Wink and a Smile Part 2

Maestro Maull explores sonata allegro form in Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18, No. 3 in D Major with the Amphion String Quartet. Second in a series, this Chat is from…

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I just listened to the first episode of this (Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony) and can’t believe how fortunate I was to run across this on Prime. I have heard Maull lecture many times before performances and now here he is right on my computer screen and with the clearest of visual aids. I promise if you listen to one of these you will understand a piece as never before. And, I have discovered from past experiences with his lectures that I always listen to any given piece with a greater connection. These “home” viewings of Maull’s lectures are such a gift! Highly recommended.

— Carolyn Bross, Amazon Reviewer

 

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