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graceful and pleasing

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The Austrian violinist, Thomas Zehetmair, may not have the most gainly conducting technique but somewhere between rehearsals and performances he clearly inspires every member of his `band'.
Coincidentally, Radcliffe resembles Zatopek in a way in that gainly she ain't.
FORMER Hollyoaks star Joanna Taylor may not make the most gainly of entrances in Mersey Beat, when her character gets involved in a car-park brawl with another woman.
To their credit Tranmere fought gainly back and came close to an equaliser just before the half-hour when Jason Koumas wriggled past two tackles into the penalty area to set up Allison, whose deliberate side-footed shot from a dozen yards was pushed out at full stretch by keeper Phil Whitehead.
Ashkenazy's is not the most gainly of conducting techniques but by dint of persuasive rehearsal and sheer musicality of personality, he achieves spell-binding results.