Jean Sibelius

Discovery Orchestra Chat 158 – Sibelius Timbres 4

Our timbre recognition exercise continues! In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the 4th Movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. There is only one timbre that Sibelius could have chosen for…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 157 – Sibelius Timbres 3

The journey to practice identifying timbres continues! Maestro Maull explores how playful the 3rd movement of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 begins and how the loveliest melodies follow that opening. Watch…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 156 – Sibelius Timbres 2

We continue our practice sessions on timbre recognition using the second movement of Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius. Listen for the pizzicato cello, timpani, bassoon, oboe, clarinet and french…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 155 – Sibelius Timbres 1

Did you ever think “I can’t tell what instrument is playing”? In this Chat, Maestro Maull uses Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius to help you connect timbres and instruments….

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Your “listening guide” amazes me, in that it is a means of illustrating the role of various instrumental sections in communicating and “telling” a story. My background is science and technology so the 1 -1 ½ hours listening to a symphony with your presentation was an exciting learning experience I was not expecting.You are an exceptional talent and personality to be able to introduce someone like myself to the very complicated language of a symphony.

— Outreach Program Attendee

 

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