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Beyond the Score

Introduction to Beyond the Score

Release January 15, 2008

© Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2008
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Length: 10:00

Free

Description

Designed not only for classical music aficionados, but also for newcomers looking to delve deeper into the world of classical music, the first half of each Beyond the Score® program offers a multimedia examination of the selected score-its context in history, how it fits into the composer's output of works, the details of a composer's life that influenced its creation-sharing the illuminating stories found "inside" the music.

 

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"With Beyond the Score®, the CSO has created common ground on which newbies and seasoned concertgoers can meet, learn and be entertained."
Chicago Tribune

Read more and download free high-quality video files at beyondthescore.org.

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More about Beyond the Score

Written and created by the CSO's creative director, Gerard McBurney, live musical examples are called upon to illustrate the structure of each composition. After an intermission, concertgoers return to the hall with newly discovered knowledge to hear a performance of the work played in its entirety.

Read more and download free high-quality video files at beyondthescore.org.