Time and motion: what exactly does an orchestra conductor do? A classical music critic explains

//Time and motion: what exactly does an orchestra conductor do? A classical music critic explains

Time and motion: what exactly does an orchestra conductor do? A classical music critic explains

Classical music isn’t always welcoming to newcomers. People who dare to ask questions about the genre tend to preface them with a lot of apologies for their own ignorance and for how stupid they assume their question is going to sound. But once we get past that, there’s one question that’s heard again and again.Why does an orchestra need a conductor? And what, exactly, does a conductor do?It’s not a stupid question. Plenty of people ask it. Whole books have been written on the topic, such as…

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