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Memorial Day

Having just displayed our American flag, a flood of childhood memories associated with this holiday fills my brain, and the first three words that come to mind on Memorial Day…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 144 – Tease

Do you enjoy being teased? Composers enjoy teasing listeners – Maestro Maull shows you how in this Discovery Orchestra Chat using Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings to illustrate.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 123 – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 Part 2

Maestro Maull continues the exploration of the 4th movement of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in this second of eight Discovery Orchestra Chats on the piece!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 122 – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 Part 1

Maestro Maull begins the exploration of the 4th and final movement of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in this first of eight Discovery Orchestra Chats on the piece!

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Blog Post 50! Where We’ve Been

Fifty blog posts – wow! Seems like a lot to me, but I realize that for people who have been blogging for quite some time, fifty is a mere drop…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 121 – Beethoven Appassionata Part 6

Here’s the “wrap-up” of our look at Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 23 – The Appassionata. Guest artist, pianist Stephen Wu, plays the entire 3rd movement.

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