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Radio Show Inside Music: Adios Nonino by Astor Piazzolla

Adios Nonino

Argentine tango composer and bandoneon virtuoso Ástor Piazzolla revolutionized traditional tango into a new style called nuevo tango.  He wrote this touching work in about thirty minutes while on tour…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 109 – Follow that Subject

A fugue’s main melody is called its “subject”. Maestro Maull explores different subjects using Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 performed by The Discovery Orchestra and Bach’s Unaccompanied Sonata No. 1…

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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 47 – Did you say spiccato?

Bouncing off the walls? Try bouncing off the string!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 45 – Special Effects Part 3

Are you trembling? Hope not – but doing so musically is an amazing effect!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 43 – Another Virtuosic Technique

Pizzicato – it’s not a menu item in an Italian restaurant! Discovery Orchestra Concertmaster Peter Winograd demonstrates left-hand pizzicato.

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Let me begin by thanking you for the opportunity to attend “Discover Django with The Stephane Wrembel Band”, Sunday afternoon! I thoroughly enjoyed the amazing concert! Every experience I have with The Discovery Orchestra is a wonderful music education gift.

— Cheryl Outlaw, The Links-Morris County Chapter

 

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