playing period


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Noun1.playing period - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
golf hole, hole - one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
chukka, chukker - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
inning, frame - (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
set - a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
bout, round, turn - (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
first period - the first division into which the play of a game is divided
second period - the second division into which the play of a game is divided
final period - the final division into which the play of a game is divided
half - one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
period - (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
quarter - (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter"
over - (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
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Furthermore, rather than presenting this as a simple history of the instrument, Koehler instead brings historical scholarship and performance pedagogy together "to introduce techniques and issues related to playing period instruments" (p.
Boro won that game 2-1, courtesy of goals from Robbie Mustoe and Jan Aage Fjortoft and, although my matchday notes indicate that it was a poor game to watch, the win came at the start of a particularly impressive playing period.
Its musicians, playing period instruments, brought the Baroque music of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi and the classical works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven to the masses.
However, this season, for the early holiday music enthusiasts, it may be safest to keep the holiday tunes restricted to the headphones until the more universally acceptable playing period after Thanksgiving.
Performing will be the ensemble, the chamber choir of the Eugene Concert Choir; Byrdsong Early Music Consort, playing period instruments as incidental music and Renaissance dances; trumpeters Ryan Lewis and Conor Munsey, performing fanfares to announce the courses of the feast; and guest mime Burl Ross.
Yet, also with regard to the unceasing interest in Brahms's scores as performed by orchestras playing period instruments or their copies, it was just a matter of time before interpreters of "old" music and record labels approached the music created by Brahms's contemporary Dvorak.
You can ask if one class period can be used for one playing period or can several playing periods be fit into one 50-minute class?
Staying outside the city, tomorrow night the Lady Chapel at Lichfield Cathedral is the venue for an 18th-century soirAe, when the CBSO Baroque Ensemble, playing period instruments, joins soprano Natalie Clifton-Griffith in a programme featuring the music of Thomas Arne.
The hot weather meant that it was soft tops down and gramophones playing period music to match some of the outfits worn by the drivers.
A series of excellent management appointments have seen The Saddlers enjoy the most successful playing period in their history.