Mozart

A New Year’s Contest

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had an incredible sense of humor. Host George Marriner Maull believes it’s nowhere more apparent than in Mozart’s Overture to the Marriage of Figaro. Inside Music with…

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Can We Really Multitask And Listen?

. . .Or my longest blog rant to date, with my apologies. (THE MAGAZINE OF THE LEAGUE OF AMERICAN ORCHESTRAS) definitely caught my attention. The Quest for Generational Diversity by…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 94 – Name that Tune?

Another look at variation form in this Chat – but backwards! Have a listen to some variations and see if you can figure out what the theme is in this…

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Classical Music Month?

“The following US orchestras will not start the new season. . .Atlanta, Minnesota, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis, San Antonio.” What a headline! Of course, there is always the chance…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 64 – What’s Funny? Episode 6

Time for a laugh in this chat!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 39 – Mozart’s Sense of Humor (What’s Funny? Episode 5)

Laugh at your problems – listen to how Mozart did this!

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All of the shows I have been to have helped me to realize how pieces of music, well, “click”. This is especially helpful with complex orchestra pieces.

— Intimate Afternoon attendee

 

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