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Classical Music Is So Relaxing!

Or is it? One of the things frequently said about classical music is: “I love classical music because it’s so relaxing!” When I encounter this observation I can only think…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 80 – Revisiting Paragraphs

Discovery Orchestra Chats continue with another lesson in ternary form. Follow along as the orchestra’s Executive Director Virginia Johnston and Maestro Maull’s wife, Marcia, perform the second movement of Brahms’…

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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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