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Conducting technique Articles

Baton technique – Legato and staccato strokes

When music shapes the technique, legato and staccato strokes are a response to a musical articulation. Here are a few pointers on how to practice these strokes.

Baton technique – how to control the pulse

It’s one of the key aspects of conducting technique: the pulse. How do you control it?

Visual Score Study – How to study a score more efficiently

Visual Score Study: how to look at the score from a technical point of view and improve your conducting studying

Conducting technique: how to break patterns

3 ways to break a conducting pattern: registration, strokes types and body placement – resulting from pitch, notes’ length and dynamics and orchestration

Body and baton placement

Body and baton placement

The orchestra can judge conductors even before they lift the baton: good body posture and baton placement are an excellent starting point

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