What three things will determine the motions of the conductor?
Dynamic level, style and character
Will the beat placement change according to the style, dynamic or character of the music?
The beat placement will remain basically the same
The imaginary conducting square is from the at the top, the_____________ to the bottom of the square which is the ____________.
The ictus is the _________ ______ _______ ________.
exact place of execution
Will the downbeat change according to the style, character or dynamic of the music?
What is this?
Pictured are two separate gestures, what do each of them mean?
A. Hold or a Pause
B. Release or cut off
What six things can the left hand be used for? (during conducting)
Reinforce the right hand making a prep beat
Changes in tempo
Holds or cuts
Changes in dynamics
Style or character
What beat is being prepared?
Where does the preparatory beat begin?
At the ictus of the preceding beat
What beats are being prepared here?
Beats 1 and 2
What beat is beat is being prepared?
What 2 different beats could this be?
2 in 3/4
3 in 4/4
What beat is this?
2 in 4/4
What 2 time signatures can this be used for?
2/4 and the FAST 6/8
Draw a slow 6/8 pattern....
Describe the difference in conducting a 1 beat measure and conducting a fast waltz..Draw it
The return in a waltz takes twice as long
Draw a SLOW 5/4 measure...
Draw a FAST 5/4 measure...
How do you subdivide a beat?
Simply add another beat in the same direction as the beat to be subdivided
What is this an example of?
Draw a subdivided 4/4 bar