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Does the orchestra bow with the conductor?



SJ to me was a conductor, and an arranger and product visionary but a not a full bore composer, inventor or engineer on Mozart's level: more a Scott McNealy with design sense. I never met him, so I don't know how inspired he was in person.

The best way I can sum it up, is that Apple may have been evolutionary, but not revolutionary, even though for many people owning one of their products was a revolution. Did Apple invent or just popularize the GUI? Was SJ more a popularizer or more an inventor?

This is McNealy's take on Apple and SJ:

"Apple is beyond proprietary, and the consumer has no idea that they are checking into the roach motel. Jobs has been brilliant, and he also understands the power of the secret better than anyone I have every seen." (3/10)

http://mobile.informationweek.com/10244/show/e0e978f8df83663...

-- the conductor bows to audience with orchestra, and applauds orchestra as well.


The conductor is invariably expected to invite the orchestra to stand and take a bow after taking his own, if I recall correctly.


Additionally, the conductor frequently asks individual members of the orchestra to stand -- section leaders, anyone who had a solo, etc. -- or asks sections to stand together if they had a particularly prominent role.




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