|Abstract: ||The author of the article makes an attempt to define the elements essential in work with the
trainees of conduction, as well as the music education and the subject of “conducting”. The essential
predispositions can be divided into intellectual and manual ones. The former contains intellectual
resources (general intelligence, emotional intelligence, stress resistance, optimism, the
sense of one’s self-esteem, self-discipline, but above all, creative passion and a never-ending internal
imperative of an artistic activity. On the other hand, these comprise inherent capabilities
and learned skills, together with the knowledge of different fields of music, such as, for example
score reading, instrumentation, forms, history, theory and aesthetics of music, harmony, counterpoint
and voice emission). The latter are based on practice (also score reading, but also piano
playing and, at best, a string instrument), but, above all, on manual predispositions, the easiness
of expression through hands, mimics and eyes.
A special position of a conductor needs to be emphasized. It is so because of the fact that
he/she focuses all artistic activities and conducts the course of tensions during the performance,
as well as the rehearsal of a given work.
The last issue here is conductor’s work with people and dangers as well as... blessings connected