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Music Term: Conducting

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Conducting


Definition and background:

A pattern of arm and hand movements that a conductor employs to lead and coordinate an ensemble of musicians through a composition. Conducting patterns typically indicate the meter of the composition. The most common conducting patterns reflect the most common meters used in Western music and include patterns with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 beats per measure.See also meter.


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