extemporisation


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Synonyms for extemporisation

a performance given extempore without planning or preparation

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Not only was Floyd the music critic of the Melbourne (1920-30) and regular broadcaster for the ABC, he was especially noted for his extemporisations and psalm accompaniments on the organ.
Several of the UK's most admired composers have supplied starting-points from which BCMG under the direction of Peter Wiegold will develop creative extemporisations, and the well-loved actor Timothy West will read excerpts from Calvino's book (7.
Add to that the grandeur of Whitlock's Fanfare from Four Extemporisations, Nevin's Will othe Wisp and the evocative, inventive and virtuoso Lied Symphony - Tracey played two movements: Lied to the Flowers and Lied to the Sun - and this was a brilliantly musical way to spend a Monday morning.
The school magazine of St Albans recorded his death in November 1957: He was a fine organist, ingenious and at times subtly humorous in extemporisations, bold and colourful in his playing of great works .
Henriksen's previous structures, offering a series of promenades architecturales, were abstract extemporisations on the idea of motion.
Yet it's still very much a work in progress and vast chunks of it are spirited jams, extemporisations around themes that hadn't quite gelled yet.