extemporisation


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Noun1.extemporisation - a performance given extempore without planning or preparation
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
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The evening will commence with traditional Cypriot sounds coming from the unique extemporisation of Trio Levante alongside the authenticity and honesty with which they approach their music and their audience.
There is often a desire for repetition of music, modification of tempo, matching of mood through dynamic and style of playing and extemporisation to facilitate or prolong a musical interaction.
In this embodied matrix of signs there are three main institutions that are based on performing genres that utilise the extemporisation of poetic word-sounds.
In 'Things To Do With Moonlight' (1979), 'the moon pulls a face, a profane / extemporisation' (C, p.
The cultivation of the art of extemporisation was therefore a requirement of the democratic leader; in antiquity politicians could not insist on being sent their questions in writing prior to recorded interviews.
It was an artificial charade, cynically created to suggest to the viewer unrehearsed extemporisation, just as these revolting talk-shows do.
Really the best thing is getting the music up to the highest levels when we are playing it night after night - needless to say it sounds way tighter as we connect more as a trio and become more bold in our extemporisations. It's more compelling and audiences notice!
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Lying at the eastern end of this street, Francois' new building is one of the more lively extemporisations on the generic planning model of a mid-rise apartment block with a set-back upper storey.
There are Charles Wood, Maurice Bevan and a lovely Mass by George Malcolm and some organ extemporisations by organist Matthew Martin and conductor Martin Baker.