Handel

Hallelujah Part 2

Handel always knew a good tune when he heard one and never hesitated to borrow them. In this episode George Marriner Maull investigates the fugue subject Handel ‘borrowed’ from Corelli…

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One Good Fugue

Host George Marriner Maull delves into a fugue with an unusual subject, or main melody. Taken from the first movement of Handel’s Concerto Grosso, Op.6, No. 7., this grand master…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 114 – Holiday Meters Part 3

How is the beat, or pulse, of a piece of music organized? In this Chat, Maestro Maull will help you detect the underlying beat in For Unto Us a Child…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 113 – Holiday Meters Part 2

The hunt continues! Find the underlying pulse, or beat, in a piece of music. Maestro Maull uses Handel’s Pifa (Pastorale) from Messiah to illustrate.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 112 – Holiday Meters Part 1

How is the beat, or pulse, of a piece of music organized? Is it organized in groups of 2’s, 3’s, 4’s? In this Chat, Maestro Maull will help you detect…

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Where Does It Come From?

Often I find myself in a state of awe with this question: “How on earth does someone create a piece of music that can – one or two hundred years…

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