improvisation


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Synonyms for improvisation

Synonyms for improvisation

something improvised

Synonyms for improvisation

a creation spoken or written or composed extemporaneously (without prior preparation)

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an unplanned expedient

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a performance given extempore without planning or preparation

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David Malvinni's Grateful Dead and the Art of Rock Improvisation is therefore a necessary addition to the growing secondary literature on the music of the Grateful Dead.
The carousELLE performance will feature over 12 female performers, with live visual artists, with spontaneous improvisation between players, all guided by Gascia Ouzounian.
It sounds like the ensemble's up-until-6am improvisation will mingle facets of jazz and Indian classical music, amongst other styles, possibly with a strong degree of minimalism and ambient music.
Our workshops are geared to musicians looking for a more structured setting than typical jam session, where they can really advance their playing and improvisation," NYJW co-founder Marco Chelo said.
This informative and instructive book on improvisation is composed of 17 chapters preceded by an introduction to students and an introduction to teachers.
Esterhammer rightly sees the specifics of the long-since neglected practice of poetic improvisation as potentially leading to much wider questions, from its connection with other forms of Romantic spontaneity (the cult of genius, the valorization of quick-wittedness in such forms as table talk and on-the-spot translation) to the meaning of the frequent appearance of the improviser in Romantic fiction, and to its intersection with identity formation in the Europe of the time (the "feminization" of improvisation, how "typically Italian" improvisation is packaged for export with appropriate national labels).
Musicologists look at the theory and practice of improvisation in the 18th century then progress through keyboard instruments, bowed strings, and vocal music of the 19th century.
So how can NPD practitioners utilize improvisation to help speed product development and reduce uncertainty while still maintaining costs?
Contrary to what some believe, improvisation isn't as simple as grabbing an instrument and starting to jam.
They are the next generation of improvisers, and improvisation has moved on enormously.
The music education profession has historically shown support for the implementation of improvisation in music classrooms.
Each improvisation can be fatal, stresses Jovanovska.
At its core, improvisation is about role playing, keeping an open mind, abandoning the routine and having the ability to think on your feet.
Improvisation addresses many of the learning issues described above.
The tenets of theatrical improvisation will also be presented as a less known, yet potentially useful tool for applying paradoxical thinking.