A Conversation for Orchestras

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Post 1

Toshi

I don't know about where you live, but in the US the first chair first violin is called the "concertmaster" or "concertmistress."


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Post 2

Kaz

In Britain the First Violinist is known as the Leader of the Orchestra, exactly as was said in the article.


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Post 3

janexxx

'Tis just a national foible of the Brits to have a Leader.


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Post 4

mrbigbearpaws

Don't ask Americans to sing "crotchets" either, they just stare at you blankly.


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