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Il Maestro - The Great Conductors

iPhone / iPad
  • Music
  • Education
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The soul of orchestral music and opera is the conductor. Do you know what the conductor is doing when he is conducting? What is the different between the style of each conductor? Who are the famous conductors of the past and present? Why some conductors are so charismatic and charming? This app will give you all the answers.

Il Maestro (plural form - i maestri) refer to the great master of conducting. This app introduce 94 famous conductor of the past and present. Including the legendary Toscanini, Ormandy, Stokowski, Karajan and Bernstein etc. In the past, almost all conductors are men, but recently more and more women joint this profession. So three women conductors are included.

This app will give you a full biography, a music mp3 of orchestral music and 2 youtube links to each conductor. (Youtube needs internet connection). There is also a detail guide to conducting. For relaxation, there are also some caricatures of Hoffnung depicting some funny expressions of conductor.

If you are a music lover, orchestral music and opera fans, or music student want to study more about conductors, this app is just for you.