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 (ĭm-prŏv′ĭ-zə-tôr′ē, ĭm′prə-vī′-) also im·prov·i·sa·to·ri·al (ĭm-prŏv′ĭ-zə-tôr′ē-əl)
1. Made up without preparation; improvised.
2. Of or relating to improvisation: improvisatory skill.


(ɪmˈprɒv ə zəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌɪm prəˈvaɪ-)

also im•prov`i•sa•to′ri•al,

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an improvisation.
im•prov`i•sa•to′ri•al•ly, adv.
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15pm in Phipps Hall with the Dice Factory, a quartet of improvisatory musicians who take their name from Luke Rhinehart's classic novel The Dice Man.
Akyn is an improvisatory poet and singer among the Kyrgyz people.
Sandwiched between were authentic organ works: Bach's A minor Prelude and Fugue, beginning with improvisatory rubato and ending with a rigorous treatment of its amazing 54-note fugue-subject, and Elgar's magnificent Organ Sonata, which, after a muzzily-registrated opening, dazzled with colour and mood, both inward and assertive.
Executed with a wide brush, the strokes are playful and improvisatory, appearing at times as patterned squiggles, zigzags, or loops, and sometimes resolutely defining a shape.
The book reviews recent ABR literature, then describes four ABR approaches that harness ABR as analytic, synthetic, critical-activist, and improvisatory research practice.
The division of the album into only five tracks is indicative of the loose time frame of this improvisatory happening, standing in stark contrast to the usual brevity of traditional katajjait.
Her Set of Five far Piano is a wonderful collection of pieces that may be used to introduce an intermediate to advanced student to multi-movement works and 20th century techniques that utilize thirty-second-note triplet patterns, hemiolas (3:2), modes and improvisatory elements.
AN unusual collaboration lies ahead next week as Norway's greatest improvisatory group team up with Led Zeppelin's old bassman and keyboardist.
Davis fell in love with the bass just before high school, pushing her way through those first painful blisters to discover a gift for jazz's improvisatory style.
The relatively long first movement, "Allegro," opens with the full orchestra sounding three chords, each followed by a short cadenza which, though improvisatory in sound, were written out in full by Beethoven.
Without simply being types, we know these people, these kinds of relationships already, so that Daudet can render them in quick, improvisatory sketches.
To heighten the improvisatory, often miscast and self-stereotyping nature of all mediated identity, at certain moments the McCoys' actors turn round to invite the audience to doubt their own credulity, evoking something like Walter Benjamin's "messianic time," the ever-present now.