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a brilliant solo passage occurring near the end of a piece of music

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VI: 1-6, by Andreas Friesenhagen and Ulrich Mazurowicz; cadenzas by Kurt Guntner.
Various riffs and cadenzas arise during its course, and at one stage a genuine string quartet emerges.
467, Piano Reduction--HN 766, by Norbert Gertsch/Piano reduction and fingering; cadenzas and lead-ins by Andras Schiff.
In her better moments, like the cadenzas and the latter part of the slow movement, she revealed vigor and mastery, but in the zippy Rondo finale, she was largely placid.
Leila Josefowicz was the lively soloist in Mozart's A major Violin Concerto, unfazed by Blomstedt's beady eye disconcertingly fixed on her even during her cadenzas.
Helm's facsimile edition reproduces the cadenzas to C.
Students compete for standard baroque through contemporary repertory prizes, as well as in novel categories, such as original concerto cadenzas, jazz or classical improvisation, versatility, lyricism in slow works, original compositions, works by female composers, and tasteful arrangements or transcriptions.
Meticulously clear definition from both Sinfonia and Vadim Repin in Beethoven's Violin Concerto generated a heady spaciousness, Repin's pure, virile sound and virtuosic cadenzas sustaining intensity.
The interplay and exchange between violin and viola - David Juritz and Judith Busbridge - the dreamy second movement with its tension between the two instruments and its heart-rending cadenzas - showed what used to happen when composers wrote music, not film direc
It is also a virtuoso tour de force for the double bass soloist, especially in the two cadenzas near the close of each movement.
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She brings an unforced natural spontaneity - especially in the cadenzas - to the ubiquitous The Lark Ascending (despite a clumsy edit ninety seconds from the start), and displays a tremendous tonal range in the Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra, from the spiky clod-hopping dance rhythms of the outer movements to the central Adagio's lyrical nostalgia.
Even in Mendelssohn's time the cadenzas were getting so elaborate that they were very rarely improvised anymore.
His extravagant cadenzas may have shown off his ability, but it's a close call as to whether they added to - or detracted from - the piece.