Conducting: Basic Gestures

Conducting is a popular activity in music games. If you want, you can also read an in-depth article on conducting.

Basic Conducting Gestures (AKA ‘BCG’) are a group of gestures that are often used in music games. They are intuitive and usually understood without any explanation.

If you see a music game that requires Basic Conducting Gestures it is referring to these:

GO:
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STOP:
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VOLUME UP:
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VOLUME DOWN:
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All simple enough that you most likely don’t even need to practice the gestures with the players, but powerful enough that you will be able to create improvised music as deep as everyone’s imaginations allow them to get, in any style of music.

A good game that uses this system is Conductor's Remote. It only adds tempo into the mix. Explore all the conducting games under a 'conducting' tag:

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