Peter Winograd

The End of Classical Music Criticism?

Norman Lebrecht, British commentator on music, culture and author of the classical music blog Slipped Disc, wrote in a post Another US Newspaper Deletes Classical Reviews, “The Hartford Courant has…

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June 10, 2018: Sumptuous Strings – The Dorothy Dillon Allen Intimate Afternoon

The American String Quartet Sunday, June 10, 2018 ~ 3:00pm Far Hills, NJ Residence Be swept away by the romantic music of Antonon Dvorak (String Quartet, Opus 96, No.12, “American”…

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Can’t Get It Out Of My Head!

The topic of ear worms – or music that continues to play in our heads of its on accord – is one of I’ve taken up in a previous blog…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 60 – Incredible Gas Mileage

How’s your gas mileage? Compare yours to Bach’s!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 56 – Treat Yourself to Bach

Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #4 is featured in this chat. Heighten your listening by following TDO’s listening guide!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 47 – Did you say spiccato?

Bouncing off the walls? Try bouncing off the string!

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Thank you and everyone involved for putting together all of these wonderful videos. With the current situation and thinking long-term, I wanted to help students in the Orchestra to grow as active listeners. We initially worked through Firebird and are now onto the New World Symphony. It’s been a lot of fun to read the students’ responses to the music, as they grow in insight and appreciation.

— NJ Music Educator, on the Orchestra’s Discovery Chat Videos

 

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