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Bach in Love

The Largo of the Concerto for Two Violins is a powerful profession of love. We know the two great loves of Johann Sebastian Bach.  His wife Maria Barbara and he were married in 1707,…

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Meet The Bartered Bride

Host George Marriner Maull will take you on a guided tour of one his favorite overtures!  In atypical fashion, Bedřich Smetana composed this overture before writing barely any of the music for the rest…

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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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Let’s Get Serious

Johannes Brahms’s ability to distort our sense of rhythm is always lying in wait.  Turn the corner… and we suddenly lose our rhythmic balance, and Maestro Maull is certain that…

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A “Trading Places” Musical Quiz

When film composer Elmer Bernstein scored the 1983 comedy hit Trading Places, he chose Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro to be the musical centerpiece of the film.  However, he also intentionally paraphrased other orchestral works.  Let’s…

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Take My Hand

The romantic music of Alexander Borodin is explored in this episode of Inside Music.  Maestro Maull will focus on the Polovtsian Dances from Borodin’s opera Prince Igor.  These dances were a favorite composition of…

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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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