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Flashcards in Conducting Deck (22):
1

What three things will determine the motions of the conductor?

Dynamic level, style and character

2

Will the beat placement change according to the style, dynamic or character of the music?

The beat placement will remain basically the same

3

The imaginary conducting square is from the at the top, the_____________ to the bottom of the square which is the  ____________. 

Eyes; waist

4

The ictus is the _________ ______ _______ ________.

exact place of execution

5

Will the downbeat change according to the style, character or dynamic of the music?

No

6

What is this?

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The downbeat.

7

Pictured are two separate gestures, what do each of them mean?

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A. Hold or a Pause

B. Release or cut off

8

What six things can the left hand be used for? (during conducting)

  1. Reinforce the right hand making a prep beat
  2. Changes in tempo
  3. Holds or cuts
  4. Changes in dynamics
  5. Style or character
  6. Cueing performers

9

What beat is being prepared?

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beat 3

10

Where does the preparatory beat begin?

At the ictus of the preceding beat

11

What beats are being prepared here?

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Beats 1 and 2

12

What beat is beat is being prepared?

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Beat 4

13

What 2 different beats could this be?

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2 in 3/4

3 in 4/4

14

What beat is this?

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2 in 4/4

15

What 2 time signatures can this be used for?

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2/4 and the FAST 6/8

16

Draw a slow 6/8 pattern....

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17

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

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18

Draw a SLOW 5/4 measure...

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19

Draw a FAST 5/4 measure...

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20

How do you subdivide a beat?

Simply add another beat in the same direction as the beat to be subdivided

21

What is this an example of?

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Subdivided 2/4

22

Draw a subdivided 4/4 bar

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