What Makes A Great Orchestra?

This class is made up of five videos (from 2-8 minutes in length each), two Listen & Dos, and a poll. You can do them sequentially or in whatever order you wish. Discussions are attached to each segment, and there’s an open thread discussion below in this column.

1. Introduction | video | Douglas McLennan | 8:17
2. Orchestral Point Of View | video | Tom Morris | 4:31
Listen & Do REALLY Short Brahms Comparison | audio
3. Greatness: Qualities | video | Anne Midgette | 2:12
4. Greatness: Personality | video | David Alan Miller | 3:04
5. Ranking Great Orchestras video | Anne Midgette | 2:43
Listen & Do #2 Four Great Orchestras audio
Play: Ranking Orchestras – One Famous Poll | play

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