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to compose or recite without preparation

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perform without preparation

manage in a makeshift way

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If the playwright engages the improvisatory mode to create his script, then the emphasis shifts away from the primacy of the text.
In the joyful, improvisatory spirit of what was clearly part of classical period's performance practice, these interpretations will make you "grin from ear to ear.
Her Set of Five far Piano is a wonderful collection of pieces that may be used to introduce an intermediate to advanced student to multi-movement works and 20th century techniques that utilize thirty-second-note triplet patterns, hemiolas (3:2), modes and improvisatory elements.
AN unusual collaboration lies ahead next week as Norway's greatest improvisatory group team up with Led Zeppelin's old bassman and keyboardist.
This kind of improvisatory, ad hoc creativity often serves to mask poor skills, but in Gallo's case, the rawness is a genuine part of his aesthetic, whose ungainliness keeps us thinking.
Davis fell in love with the bass just before high school, pushing her way through those first painful blisters to discover a gift for jazz's improvisatory style.
The relatively long first movement, "Allegro," opens with the full orchestra sounding three chords, each followed by a short cadenza which, though improvisatory in sound, were written out in full by Beethoven.
Without simply being types, we know these people, these kinds of relationships already, so that Daudet can render them in quick, improvisatory sketches.
To heighten the improvisatory, often miscast and self-stereotyping nature of all mediated identity, at certain moments the McCoys' actors turn round to invite the audience to doubt their own credulity, evoking something like Walter Benjamin's "messianic time," the ever-present now.
Following sections in the book include descriptions of improvisatory instrumental episodes from the two patients' sessions, each of which led to the patients' vocal melodies, and naming of them.
Deliberately or not, tyro writer-helmer Hawkins has fallen into a curious shorthand form of storytelling that largely dispenses with conventional narrative flow, yet the many jazzlike, improvisatory tap numbers nicely combine looseness with genuine professionalism.
The term improvisatory found in the title of this article must be understood in broad terms if any attempt to trace the history of improvisation in Australian church music is to be undertaken.
A new group made up of five musicians from all over the UK, each of whom has a reputation for cross-genre and improvisatory work, is visiting Wales.
Adherence to this conception of time fuels both the patron's desire to "blot out" time and the narrator's aspiration to fix the improvisatory and collective musical practices he encounters in the South within the framework of a narrowly conceived classical form.
FOLLOWING the lead of Christopher Guest and his improvisatory style of film-making (Best In Show, A Mighty Wind), British film-maker Debbie Isitt uncorks the creative juices of her ensemble cast for this hilarious mockumentary of pre-marital jitters and strife.