music listening education

Discovery Orchestra Chat 183 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 4 with Maestro Maull

In this final Chat, listen to Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy in its entirety with the Listening Guide on screen. It is highly recommended to watch and listen to the…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 182 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 3 with Maestro Maull

This Chat begins with Maestro Maull exploring how a pair of ascending sequences can build emotional intensity, followed by the release of that tension. This emotional tension is a result…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 180 – Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy”, Part 1 with Maestro Maull

Inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy is a much beloved work. Ten years in the making, Tchaikovsky’s final version was well worth the wait. This is Part…

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2021 Patrons’ Dinner

Wednesday,  October 27, 2021  6:00-9:30pm The Park Savoy 236 Ridgedale Ave Florham Park, NJ 07932 Discover the spirited playfulness of Beethoven at The Discovery Orchestra’s annual Patrons’ Dinner on Wednesday, October 27,…

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Intentional Acts of Kindness – Encore

Old blog posts, once written, become a ‘thought mining resource’ for me. I might be looking for some reference I made to a particular subject or person. . .perhaps an…

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Not Their Thing

A recent search online connected me with an interesting 1984 article from the archives of The New York Times entitled, Education: Classical Music Not Their Thing. Gene I. Maeroff discusses…

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This has been an incredible series. I could take in SO much more than I could at the beginning ones. You have really trained my ears!!! I have been enjoying classical music for more than 60 years (as a child my parents played classical music at dinner and we guessed the composer) but I NEVER knew how to listen before!

— Attendee of NJPAC Classical Conversations with Maestro Maull

 

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