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Discover Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Free Listening Guide Listening Guides are visual ‘roadmaps’ of classical pieces for ‘do-it-yourself’ listening lessons, using YouTube recordings recommended by Maestro Maull. The Guide highlights specific musical details to notice…

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A Visit To The Chorus School

Two years ago – almost to the day – I blogged about visiting the Newark Boys Chorus School in New Jersey. As a former choirboy, these visits are always special…

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Frank, Riccardo and Saul

Not long after our recent gala during which The Discovery Orchestra honored my longtime friend and mentor Dr. Saul Feinberg, I happily accepted an invitation from Saul and his wife…

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A Visit with Saul

Last week I had the great pleasure of spending four hours with Dr. Saul Feinberg, my mentor, guru, high school piano teacher, and friend of fifty-three years. Saul is now…

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Invisibility

The Invisibility of Music

Think about this. Music is invisible. Yes, it may be there as a background to visual images on television or the movie screen. And yes, music may cause you to…

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I was delighted to hear George Marriner Maull’s “Inside Music” when he discussed how to listen to and enjoy Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the 4th movement. To have the words of the choral Ode to Joy translated and explained (word for word) was enlightening and inspiring as well. And to learn all the intricacies of the music itself was fascinating.

— Inside Music radio listener