Director of "Sakhalayting" Ilya Kotokonov showed details of lamps with national ornaments, made according to the sketches of the well-known improvisator
of khomusista Albina Degtyareva.
Bocharov solicited this brief memoir from Mirkina when she was already advanced in years, and he corroborates Mirkina's impression of Bakhtin as a highly formal lecturer, 'a born orator with an expressive, beautiful timbre', a 'brilliant improvisator
This Indian gadfly jumps through all the hoops, sonnet, to villanelle, to heroic couplet, all tongue-in-cheeky." To Lincoln, Alexie is "A stand-up comedian, the Indian improvisator
[who himself] is the performing text" (267).
More charming is Toback's first film starring Robert Downey, Jr., The Pick- Up Artist (1987), which has the definite advantage of being about an improvisator
, so as to create a light-touch fusion between form and content.
French poet of the Parnassian school, known for his poems of satirical comment and for his peripatetic life as a strolling actor and improvisator