conductorship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From conductor +‎ -ship.

Noun[edit]

conductorship (plural conductorships)

  1. The position of conductor of an orchestra.
    • 2009 February 4, Bret Johnson, “Lukas Foss”, The Guardian:
      In 1963 Foss was offered the conductorship of the Buffalo Philharmonic, New York state, the first time he had had his own orchestra, and he embarked upon a wildly ambitious programme, set up a centre for creative arts and promoted several contemporary music festivals in the city.
    • 1982, Michael Kennedy, The Hallé, 1858-1983: a history of the orchestra, page 34
      Godlee authorised the sending of an historic telegram to the United States on 25 February 1943: 'Would you be interested permanent conductorship Halle?