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 (pē-ăn′ĭz′əm, pē′ə-nĭz′əm)
The technique or execution of piano playing.
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(Classical Music) technique, skill, or artistry in playing the piano
ˌpiaˈnistic adj
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(ˈpi əˌnɪz əm, piˈæn ɪz-, ˈpyæn-)

the artistry and technique of a pianist.
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the technique of playing the piano. — pianist, n. — pianistic, adj.
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Noun1.pianism - performance by or technique of a pianist; "a program of pianism"
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
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