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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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There are many improvisational communities who position their work outside of this expressive model, such as the Japanese OnkyS improvisers or those from the Berlin Echtzeitmusik scene, or noise improvisers.
Malvinni constructs an argument that highlights the Dead's innovative improvisational material in specific case studies while giving readers reference points steeped in modal jazz, rock, R&B, and western classical traditions.
This information in turn assisted the teacher to identify the individual's musical and improvisational needs and as a part of a collaborative group.
Pardon My Improv is a virtual community built around a common interest in improvisational techniques and performances.
1:30 PM -- 3:00 PM -- Improvisational Dance on the grounds and in the galleries | FREE with admission
In my 20s, I even played for two years in a Grateful Dead cover band, which is an improvisational genre of rock music.
The improvisational material in Pattern Play is drawn from authentic multi-cultural, jazz and blues, "classical" improvisational materials.
Rhythmic Characteristics of Improvisational Drumming Among Preschool Children
The eight-year-old, who is the grandson of well-known Nicosia dance teacher and choreographer Mikis Shakallis, got through to this Friday's finals on the Ant1 show after impressing the public with his version of the Greek folk improvisational dance.
It would come as no surprise to the late saxophonist and improvisational master John Coltrane, but when accomplished jazz musicians play free-form, their brain activity suggests a release of self-expression from conscious monitoring and self-censorship.
With a vocal range spanning three octaves, Ella was noted for her purity of tone, near faultless phrasing and improvisational scat singing.
The late-night show, called 10 Items or Less, combines scripted and improvisational dements and is filmed in an actual grocery store called Jon's, located in Reseda, Calif.
The Comedy Studies Program, which begins in January, will give 16 students the chance to study and work with members of the famous Second City improvisational troupe in Chicago, which helped launch numerous comedy careers, including those of Robert Klein, Joan Rivers, Bill Murray, Amy Sedaris, and Steve Carrell.
Pianist-singer Fats Waller was an improvisational genius and show-stopping entertainer; ``If You Got to Ask, You Ain't Got It'' (Bluebird/Legacy; $34.
s Saturday show at the McDonald Theatre is the official opener for the venue's fall season, and the group that's been playing its improvisational rock for more than 15 years promises some exciting things are on the horizon.