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conductor real definition

These perfectly normal words have very different meanings for musicians

Bernstein Triangles

Watch Leonard Bernstein conduct a frustrating rehearsal with the triangle section

musician every day tips

10 extremely simple things musicians can do every day to make life a little easier

7 year old conducts orchestra

A 7-year-old with leukaemia was given his dream job - conducting a symphony orchestra

Carlos Kleiber

Watch a conductor mime killing himself during an agonising performance of Der Rosenkavalier

relaxed conductor bolero

This is absolutely how you should conduct Ravel’s Bolero