Illustration by Roger Roth
Illustration by Roger Roth
Meet the Music!

Inspector Pulse Discovers Dissonance!

For Ages 6 & Up
Sunday, March 12, 2023, 2:00 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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Join us one hour prior to the performance for an instrument petting zoo.

The wacky private ear discovers that getting food stuck between your teeth is like a musical dissonance — and when you floss and brush, it is a musical resolution! But that is just the beginning of Inspector Pulse's investigation of dissonance and consonance!


  • Bach Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major, BWV 870, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II (c. 1740)
  • Stravinsky Danse infernale from The Firebird for Solo Piano (arr. Agosti) (1910, arr. 1928)
  • The Noel Pointer String Players Dissonance and Consonance (2023)
  • Stravinsky Eclogue I from Duo Concertant for Violin and Piano (1932)
  • Bartók 2 Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Piano, BB 68 (arr. Zoltán Székely) (1915, arr. 1925–26)
  • Haydn Finale:Presto from Trio in C major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Hob. XV:27 (1797)