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Vocal music (1,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

imitate it, or recreate the same expressions. Elaborate untexted vocal improvisation was and still is an important element in Turkish and Middle Eastern
Carnatic music (6,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cycles) form the foundation of improvisation and composition in both Carnatic and Hindustani music. Although improvisation plays an important role, Carnatic
Meg Stuart (1,982 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruhrtriennale (2015–2017) Improvisation is an important part of Meg Stuart's practice. She initiated several improvisation projects, such as "Crash Landing"
Fennesz (1,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian Fennesz (born 25 December 1962) is an Austrian producer and guitarist active in electronic music since the 1990s, often credited simply by his
Mugham (2,713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a highly complex art form that weds classical poetry and musical improvisation in specific local modes. Mugham is a modal system. Unlike Western modes
Impromptu (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a free-form musical composition with the character of an ex tempore improvisation as if prompted by the spirit of the moment, usually for a solo instrument
Joe Maneri (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Gabriel Esther Maneri (February 9, 1927 – August 24, 2009), was an American jazz composer, saxophone and clarinet player. Violinist Mat Maneri is
Mozart's compositional method (2,882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that survive, none are for solo keyboard works. Konrad suggests that "Improvisation [at which Mozart was highly skilled; see below] or the actual trying
Oral poetry (529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nursery rhymes, ballads and medieval Scandinavian skaldic verse. Poetical improvisation is a living tradition in many parts of the world. Regional traditions
Indian classical music (6,181 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
separated and evolved into distinct forms. Hindustani music emphasizes improvisation and exploration of all aspects of a raga, while Carnatic performances
Naked City (band) (875 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
as a "composition workshop" to test the limits of composition (and improvisation) in a traditional rock band lineup. Their music incorporated elements
Son huasteco (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
state to state. Footwork often danced to son huasteco is the Zapateado. Improvisation plays a strong role in the style, with musicians creating their own
John Zorn (6,809 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zorn's avant-garde and experimental approaches to composition and improvisation are inclusive of jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, contemporary, surf
Carnatic raga (2,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
several varieties of improvisation. An alapana, sometimes also called ragam, is the exposition of a raga or tone - a slow improvisation with no rhythm, where
Dungeons & Dragons retro-clones (1,337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time Varies Random chance Dice rolling Skills required Role-playing, improvisation, tactics, arithmetic Website www.froggodgames.com/product-category/
Raga (6,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
literally 'coloring', 'tingeing', 'dyeing') is a melodic framework for improvisation akin to a melodic mode in Indian classical music. The rāga is a unique
George E. Lewis (2,714 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
documenta 9 in Kassel, Germany. The installation features Lewis in an improvisation of Albert Ayler's "Spirits Rejoice" with musicians Douglas Ewart, Kent
Wesleyan University Press (904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(eds.). "Call for Papers - Sounding the Body: Improvisation, Representation and Subjectivity". Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice. Retrieved 18
Barre Phillips (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been based in southern France where, in 2014, he founded the European Improvisation Center. He studied briefly in 1959 with S. Charles Siani, Assistant
Wesleyan University Press (904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(eds.). "Call for Papers - Sounding the Body: Improvisation, Representation and Subjectivity". Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice. Retrieved 18
FMP/Free Music Production (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Free Music Production (FMP) is a German record company, record label and promotional company that specialises in free jazz. FMP originated from the New
Cinéma vérité (1,223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rouch, inspired by Dziga Vertov's theory about Kino-Pravda. It combines improvisation with use of the camera to unveil truth or highlight subjects hidden
Harmony (4,606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adopted: in Indian Music improvisation takes a major role in the structural framework of a piece, whereas in Western Music improvisation has been uncommon since
Coleman Hawkins (2,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
method of improvisation to the saxophone rather than imitate the techniques of the clarinet. Hawkins' virtuosic, arpeggiated approach to improvisation, with
Accompaniment (1,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arranged music parts, there is a mix of written-out accompaniment and improvisation. For example, in a big band bass part, the introduction and melody ("head")
Upright Citizens Brigade (825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Besser, Roberts and Walsh wrote The Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual. The Upright Citizens Brigade began performing improv and sketch
Trio Music (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Trio Improvisation 1" (Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitouš) – 3:26 "Trio Improvisation 2" (Corea, Haynes, Vitouš) – 3:51 "Trio Improvisation 3" (Corea
Riff (1,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repeated figure that a soloist improvises over, to instead indicate the improvisation itself—improvising on a melody or progression as one would improvise
Peace Piece (724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
December 1958 for his album Everybody Digs Bill Evans. It is a pastoral improvisation done at the end of the recording session and is one of his simplest
Coptic music (369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modern chant, there is extensive use of melody types, which allow some improvisation by the singers. The percussion instruments used in the Coptic Church
Layali (90 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Layālī (ليالي) is a style of unmetered modal improvisation, based on a maqam, performed by a singing voice in Arabic music. It is similar to the taqsim
John Butcher (musician) (841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
John Butcher (born 1954) is an English tenor and soprano saxophone player. In the 1970s he taught himself to play saxophone. While studying physics at
STEIM (1,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
video artists, helping them to develop setups which allowed for bespoke improvisation and performance with individually designed technology. STEIM existed
Hungarian folk dance (811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Hungarian troops outperformed others in keeping time with music. Improvisation and energetic movements are often mentioned as being characteristic
Baladi (898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
musical form in the baladi style. This is a structured form of musical improvisation, most usually between a tabla player and an accordionist or saxophonist
Peter Rehberg (795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Rehberg (29 June 1968 – 22 July 2021), also known as Pita, was a British-Austrian composer of electronic audio works. He was the head of Editions
London '66–'67 (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
early example of the jazz fusion genre, incorporating jazz-influenced improvisation to their psychedelic compositions. London '66–'67, the original film
Alap (419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
typical North Indian classical performance. It is a form of melodic improvisation that introduces and develops a raga. In dhrupad singing the alap is
The Cellar Door Sessions 1970 (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Yesternow" Miles Davis 17:05 3. "What I Say" Miles Davis 13:10 4. "Improvisation #1" Keith Jarrett 4:29 5. "Inamorata" Miles Davis 14:00 Total length:
Festejo (580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
emancipation of slaves. Festejo is recognized for its high energy and the improvisation carried out by the dancers. Some believe that its origins trace back
Borbetomagus (580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Borbetomagus are a free jazz/noise rock group. They are cited by critics as pioneers of aggressive improvised noise music. Borbetomagus formed in 1979
Sachiko M (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sachiko Matsubara (Japanese: 松原 幸子; born 1973), better known by her stage name Sachiko M, is a Japanese musician. Her first solo album, Sine Wave Solo
Parrot and Olivier in America (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2010 National Book Award. The book, according to its publisher, is "an improvisation on the life of Alexis de Tocqueville", and focuses on Tocqueville's
Dexter Gordon (4,447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known melodies from the operas of Wagner. This is not unusual in jazz improvisation, but Gordon did it frequently enough to make it a hallmark of his style
Duets 1976 (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
features three compositions by Braxton, two jazz standards and one improvisation and was subsequently included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony
Playing in the Band (628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Grateful Dead's live repertoire, all songs featured musical improvisation and many featured extended instrumental solos; but certain key songs
Page McConnell (1,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Improvisation under Boyle's guidance. In his senior study, McConnell credited music teacher, Doug Freuler, for introducing him to jazz improvisation,
Vocalese (497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
jazz singing in which words are added to an instrumental soloist's improvisation. Vocalese uses recognizable lyrics that are sung to pre-existing instrumental
Mego (label) (1,554 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mego was an experimental electronic music independent record label based in Vienna, Austria. The label has been superseded by a new company, Editions Mego
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 (222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 is an album by John Zorn, consisting of a live improvisation on the Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ of St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University
Loituma Girl (1,265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the song. The part of the song which is included in the meme is improvisation by Hanni-Mari Autere which are totally random. The animation of Loituma
Mark Watson (2,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
star. Watson hosted a pilot for an improvisational comedy show called Improvisation My Dear Mark Watson. The one-off episode was commissioned and broadcast
Pli selon pli (3,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
poème" Improvisation I sur Mallarmé – "Le vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd'hui" Improvisation II sur Mallarmé – "Une dentelle s'abolit" Improvisation III
Music of the Civilization series (4,724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Shoulder, Didgeridoo improvisation (DLC) Aztec - Traditional nahua music, Flute improvisation, Hand drum and wood drum improvisation Brazil - Brejeiro,
Bad Boys (1995 film) (2,024 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bad Boys is a 1995 American buddy cop action comedy film directed by Michael Bay, in his feature directorial debut, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer
Live in Egypt 1 (205 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Live in Egypt 1 is a recording by the jazz musician Sun Ra and his Astro-Intergalactic-Infinity Arkestra, documenting their first visit to Egypt. Tracks
The Man with the Horn (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
song "The Man with the Horn" does feature a wah-wah pedal on Miles’ improvisation (along with a lead vocal by keyboardist Randy Hall). All tracks composed
Bomba (Ecuador) (304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cultures of the Congo. The people dance in pairs to the drums and use improvisation to build relationships between the dancer and lead drummer. This music
Scratch Orchestra (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(rather than traditional sheet music), and there was an emphasis on improvisation. The Scratch Orchestra arose from Cardew's 'Experimental Music' class
Julie Kavner (2,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacqueline Bouvier, and sisters Patty and Selma Bouvier. Known for her improvisation and distinctive "honeyed gravel voice", Kavner was cast in her first
Jim Hall & Pat Metheny (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kern Live 6:58 3. "The Birds and the Bees" Attila Zoller Live 5:04 4. "Improvisation, No. 1"   Studio 1:05 5. "Falling Grace" Steve Swallow Studio 4:39 6
Piano in the Foreground (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Piano Improvisation No. 2" – 3:25 Bonus track on CD reissue "Piano Improvisation No. 3" – 2:48 Bonus track on CD reissue "Piano Improvisation No. 4"
The Hermetic Organ (320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermetic Organ is an album by John Zorn, consisting of a single live improvisation on the Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ of St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University
Tom Varner (1,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1979) from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied jazz improvisation and composition with Ran Blake, George Russell, and Jaki Byard, and
Piano in the Foreground (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Piano Improvisation No. 2" – 3:25 Bonus track on CD reissue "Piano Improvisation No. 3" – 2:48 Bonus track on CD reissue "Piano Improvisation No. 4"
Disability culture (648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and to understand that solidarity can be found – precariously, in improvisation, always on the verge of collapse." - Petra Kuppers "Disability culture
Tom Varner (1,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1979) from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied jazz improvisation and composition with Ran Blake, George Russell, and Jaki Byard, and
The Dirty Mac (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beatles composition "Yer Blues" and "Whole Lotta Yoko", an extended blues improvisation in which they were joined by Lennon's wife Yoko Ono and violinist Ivry
Great Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 (583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542, is an organ prelude and fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach. It acquired that name to distinguish it from
Robert Altman (8,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
actors develop a character through improvisation during rehearsal or sometimes during the actual filming. Such improvisation was uncommon in film due to the
Sylvie Courvoisier (631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sylvie Courvoisier (born 30 November 1968) is a composer, pianist and improviser. Courvoisier, originally from Lausanne, Switzerland, has lived in Brooklyn
Aesthetics of music (3,429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
jazz improvisation as a model for social and economic relations in general. Similarly, Edward W. Sarath has constructively proposed jazz improvisation as
1985 New Zealand rugby union tour of Argentina (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was different from the Europeans, with a dominant presence and less improvisation — Hugo Porta during an interview in 2003 List of matches played by New
Bulerías (539 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shouting, din". It is the style which permits the greatest freedom for improvisation, the metre playing a crucial role in this. Speed and agility are required
John Sessions (2,494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sessions, was a British actor and comedian. He was known for comedy improvisation in television shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway?, as a panellist
Plaintext Players (648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"participants" beforehand. The pieces would then be constructed through live improvisation under LaFarge's direction. Two early examples of this were their "Gutter
Fiddle (2,630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contain more vibrato and sustained notes. Fiddling is also open to improvisation and embellishment with ornamentation at the player's discretion, in
Live Phish Volume 7 (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the summer of 1993 saw Phish experimenting with song segues and improvisation within sections of songs that were once tightly structured. Here, the
Charlie Haden (3,657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
strictly accompanying role to becoming a more direct participant in group improvisation. In 1969, he formed his first band, the Liberation Music Orchestra,
Mike Leigh (5,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the 1970s and '80s. Leigh is known for his lengthy rehearsal and improvisation techniques with actors to build characters and narrative for his films
John Stevens (drummer) (877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
non-Western music. Stevens also devised a number of basic starting points for improvisation. These were not "compositions" as such, but rather a means of getting
Sonic Youth Recordings (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
major label. As a result, the work on this label tends towards free improvisation and experimental music. The records that Sonic Youth themselves released
GRIM (207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
GRIM (Groupe de recherche et d'improvisation musicales, roughly translated Group of Research and Musical Innovation), was a non-profit institute for improvised
Live Phish Volume 4 (314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
set was tied together with extended excursions into quiet, ambient improvisation, especially on the half-hour version of "Twist." The audience remains
Popping (1,325 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
participants try to outperform each other in front of a crowd, giving room for improvisation and freestyle moves that are seldom seen in shows and performances,
Encore (Tangerine Dream album) (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
settles into a hypnotic sequencer/Mellotron improvisation. "Monolight" starts with a piano improvisation, followed by a short melodic piece (called just
Simeriani (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
popular song and dance from Sinasos, Cappadocia. The dance is a typical improvisation on many of the circular dances from the area. The dancers move towards
Songs from the Wood (1,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Instrumental" 2:27 7. "Drum solo improvisation" 4:16 8. "To Cry You a Song" 2:33 9. "A New Day Yesterday" 2:54 10. "Flute solo improvisation, interpolating "God Rest
Cor Fuhler (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornelis William Hendrik Fuhler (3 July 1964 – 19 July 2020) was a Dutch/Australian improvisor, composer, and instrument builder associated with free jazz
Lennie Tristano (4,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was an American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and teacher of jazz improvisation. Tristano studied for bachelor's and master's degrees in music in Chicago
Live Phish 07.15.03 (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time it's "Big Black Furry Creature From Mars") in the midst of heavy improvisation and extended jams. Other highlights include an energetic "Walls of the
All the Notes (206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
explore some of his earlier recordings first" "Improvisation I" – 37:04 "Improvisation II" – 29:51 "Improvisation III" – 7:14 Cecil Taylor – piano, vocals Dominic
Portrait of Tommaso Inghirami (335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prelate nicknamed Phaedra following a skillful exhibition of Latin poetry improvisation during a performance of Seneca's Phaedra wherein he carried the title
Miles Davis All Star Sextet (album) (283 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to describe the goal of this recording: to return to "the fire and improvisation of bebop", but combined with a more forward looking funky kind of blues
The Committee (improv group) (1,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lucas's THX-1138, out of which emerged the name Wookiee due to McGovern's improvisation "I think I just ran over a Wookie back there." The revolving group of
Drum circle (1,738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
other community-based music gatherings such as flute circles or vocal improvisation groups. In 1991, during testimony before the United States Senate Special
New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New York Times writer commented in 2003 that composer Bill Russo's "Improvisation" piece was "among the highest achievements in orchestral jazz". Side
Burning Star Core (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burning Star Core is the experimental music project of violinist C. Spencer Yeh. Originally conceived 1993 in Cincinnati, the project is currently based
Panerusan (358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instruments to learn in the gamelan, but provide the most opportunity for improvisation and creativity in the performer. Panerusan instruments include the gendér
Carpenter Gothic (2,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
carpenter-built vernacular architectures based upon it made a picturesque improvisation upon Gothic a natural evolution. Carpenter Gothic improvises upon features
Hindolam (658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in its ascending and descending scales, it lends itself very well to improvisation and is therefore popular at concerts. Hindōḷaṃ is a symmetric rāgam
Broken Arrow (Buffalo Springfield song) (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
effect brings the song to the third verse. The Jazz combo plays an improvisation, first taken up by the clarinet, and followed by the piano, until it
European Son (693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and certainly to the song "Sister Ray", a seventeen-minute-long rock improvisation. "European Son" is dedicated by the band to Delmore Schwartz, the poet
Stevie Wishart (998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brussel Macrotransiency Stevie Wishart Pang – music by Stevie Wishart Improvisation in the Round: Stevie Wishart THE NECKS – AQUATIC 2. Myriam Gourfink
Bennie Maupin (541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
many others. He is noted for having a harmonically-advanced, "out" improvisation style, while having a different sense of melodic direction than other
Keith Carlock (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he released an instructional DVD called The Big Picture: Phrasing, Improvisation, Style, and Technique. Carlock met and began playing with Steely Dan
Cerdd Dant (553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dant (Welsh for '"string music"', or penillion) is the art of vocal improvisation over a given melody in Welsh musical tradition. It is an important competition
Vegas 96 (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
featuring photos and notes. The show features a large amount of extended improvisation on Phish classics such as "Harry Hood" and "Weekapaug Groove", as well
The Night Watch (album) (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Palmer-James) – 5:28 "Improvisation: Starless and Bible Black" (David Cross, Fripp, Wetton, Bill Bruford) – 9:11 "Improvisation: Trio" (Cross, Fripp,
Ibrahim ibn al-Mahdi (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
'Persian style' of song, 'which was characterized inter alia by redundant improvisation'. Kilpatrick, H. (1998). Meisami, Julie Scott; Starkey, Paul (eds.)
Crimson White & Indigo (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considered an exceptional performance by fans, with an extended ending improvisation. First set: "Hell In A Bucket" (Bob Weir, John Barlow) – 6:49 "Iko Iko"
Pentozali (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
war dance, vigorous, with high jumping movements and allows for much improvisation. It starts at a moderate pace and accelerates progressively. The dancers
Fantasy podcast (2,316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A fantasy podcast is a podcast related to or discussing the fantasy genre, which usually focuses on the magical, supernatural, mythical, or folkloric.
Partido alto (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
partido alto songs (informally called partidos) can represent a time for improvisation and (humorous or not) disputes, besides a stronger singalong opportunity
Merengue (dance) (902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the paseo, the merengue proper, and the closing jaleo which includes improvisation. Partners hold each other in a closed position. The leader holds the
Ahmed Jan Thirakwa (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
diverse compositions, his reinterpretation of traditional methods of improvisation, and his own compositions. His solo recitals were of the first to elevate
Talk Talk (3,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
moving towards a more experimental approach informed by jazz and free improvisation in the mid-1980s, pioneering what became known as post-rock. Talk Talk
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characters, scenes, and songs on the spot, in the style of short-form improvisation games, many taken from theatresports. Topics for the games are based
Spontaneous Music Ensemble (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Spontaneous Music Ensemble (SME) was a loose collection of free improvising musicians, convened in 1965 by the now late South London-based jazz drummer/trumpeter
Parisha Vadyam (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wind instrument "Kombu" and "Idakka". In Parishavaadyam "Manodharma" (improvisation) is not applicable as the beats are pre-set. There are two stages in
Night Passage (album) (411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1978's Mr. Gone). What is lost in layers of overdubs is made up in solo improvisation in the classic jazz tradition. "Three Views of a Secret" would be rerecorded
Spillane (album) (569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
traditional sheet music, but a series of cues or outlines that encourage improvisation. Zorn later released the composition "Spillane" on the compilation album
The Orchestrion Project (245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Writer(s) Length 1. "Improvisation #1"   4:51 2. "Antonia"   6:14 3. "Entry Point"   10:27 4. "Expansion"   8:43 5. "Improvisation #2"   10:07 6. "80–81/Broadway
Hugh Davies (composer) (897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of his live ensemble. From 1968 to 1971 Davies played in The Music Improvisation Company. The group's guitarist Derek Bailey later wrote that "the live
Islossningen i Uleå älv (596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the River Oulu), Op. 30, is a composition by Jean Sibelius, an "improvisation for narrator, men's chorus and orchestra". Sibelius composed it in 1899
Spring Song (Sibelius) (202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The piece was initially composed as Improvisation for Orchestra, in the key of D major. Sibelius recast it in F major
Shafaat Ahmed Khan (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
melodious tone of the tabla, accompaniment (sangat) and systematic improvisation. During his active years he was one of the leading tabla maestros of
Jérôme Noetinger (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jérôme Noetinger (born 1966 in Marseille) is an improviser and composer of electroacoustic music based in Rives, Isère, France. He also runs the record
Varnam (1,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of these aspects is key to developing manodharma sangeetham (i.e., improvisation aspects of Carnatic music such as raga aalapana, swara kalpana, neraval
Shafaat Ahmed Khan (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
melodious tone of the tabla, accompaniment (sangat) and systematic improvisation. During his active years he was one of the leading tabla maestros of
Varnam (1,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of these aspects is key to developing manodharma sangeetham (i.e., improvisation aspects of Carnatic music such as raga aalapana, swara kalpana, neraval
Inside Out (Keith Jarrett album) (868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
material, noting that the three of them had been involved in "free" improvisation since the 1960s. He commented: "Where's the form? Don't ask. Don't think
Spring Song (Sibelius) (202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The piece was initially composed as Improvisation for Orchestra, in the key of D major. Sibelius recast it in F major
Bluegrass mandolin (1,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all improvisation around the chord progression. In most cases the mandolin player will include elements of the melody, complemented by improvisation and
Jérôme Noetinger (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jérôme Noetinger (born 1966 in Marseille) is an improviser and composer of electroacoustic music based in Rives, Isère, France. He also runs the record
Jefferson Airplane (7,818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
groups) to adopt a "heavier" sound and to place a greater emphasis on improvisation. The band's third LP, After Bathing at Baxter's, was released on November
Yoshio Machida (660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ARCHIVE, Russia, 2013) Vinyl : Steelpan Improvisation Series ro (self-release, 2012) Vinyl : Steelpan Improvisation Series i (self-release, 2012) CD : The
Vera Drake (1,705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
films. "Leigh's actors literally have to find their characters through improvisation and research the ways people in specific communities speak and behave
Live in the Black Forest (832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Ronald Shannon Jackson. In the album liner notes, Taylor defined improvisation as "the magical lifting of one's spirits to a state of trance. It means
TidalCycles (778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known as "Tidal") is a live coding environment designed for musical improvisation and composition. In particular, it is a domain-specific language embedded
Reeves Gabrels (3,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
College of Music interview in 2012. He went on to explain that free improvisation contributes to his ability in different settings, such as on stage with
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lachenmann and Sir Harrison Birtwistle. Its programme also includes improvisation, installation, sound sculptures, happenings, new technology and free
The Servant of Two Masters (1,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
history. His earliest drafts had large sections that were reserved for improvisation, but he revised it in 1789 in the version that exists today. The play
Alapana (520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In Carnatic classical music, alapana is a form of manodharmam, or improvisation, that introduces and develops a raga (musical scale). It communicates
Sonny Rollins (5,956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Grammy-winning album This Is What I Do) and using them as vehicles for improvisation. Rollins acquired the nickname "Newk" because of his facial resemblance
Jerry Garcia (12,120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sustain long improvisations with the Grateful Dead. Garcia believed that improvisation took stress away from his playing and allowed him to make spur of the
Hash Jar Tempo (260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hash Jar Tempo is a collaborative musical project between the members of Philadelphia-based psychedelic band Bardo Pond and experimental guitarist and
The arts (4,664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modern art, for example, is a testament to the shifting boundaries, improvisation and experimentation, reflexive nature, and self-criticism or questioning
Kulintang (5,588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
incorporating improvisation to make newer versions of the piece. If a player simply imitated a preceding player, playing patterns without any improvisation, the
Slip Stitch and Pass (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
indicative of the band's foray into funk music, which dominated the group's improvisation over the next several years. The song also includes a tease of the band's
Ran Blake (1,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Department of Third Stream (now called the Department of Contemporary Improvisation) with Gunther Schuller. Blake was born in Springfield, Massachusetts
Jacques Loussier (1,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stream, a synthesis of jazz and classical music, with an emphasis on improvisation. Loussier was born on 26 October 1934 in Angers, France. He started
Oneida (band) (855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from any of these styles. Common elements found in their music include improvisation, repetition, driving rhythms, antique and analog equipment, and an overall
Choro (1,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
often has a fast and happy rhythm. It is characterized by virtuosity, improvisation and subtle modulations, and is full of syncopation and counterpoint
B-sidor 95–00 (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
new recordings of the original ones. Hidden track "Papin jahti" is an improvisation where the band's drummer Markus sings in Finnish. "Chans" Chance "Spökstad"
Chest Fever (846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Fugue in D minor. In live performances, this solo evolved into an improvisation drawing from numerous musical styles and lasting several minutes. "When
Sedge wren (2,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
; Liu, W.C.; Goodwin, E.; Bedell, P.A. (1999). "The ecology of song improvisation as illustrated by North American Sedge Wrens" (PDF). The Auk. 116 (2):
Hal Crook (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considered to be a leading teacher and author in the field of jazz improvisation. Hal was a Professor at Berklee College of Music for 30 years, and has
Lost Cause (Jandek album) (146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
previous twenty albums, and ends with a very raucous sidelong abstract improvisation called "The Electric End." Side one has 7 non-datable tracks of depressed
ARTE Quartett (326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Their musical style consists of contemporary music, jazz, and free improvisation. The four musicians have commissioned many works, often working collaboratively
Last Amendment (439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Last Amendment, formerly known as The Crass Collective and Crass Agenda, is the working title of a series of collaborations by ex-members of the anarcho-punk
Rahsaan Roland Kirk (2,769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instruments. He was renowned for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability
Percy Jones (musician) (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
periods) in 1982/83 Jones was also the driving force behind Tunnels, an improvisation collective which released four albums including Progressivity and Live
Matt Besser (1,229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
own show on Comedy Central from 1998 to 2000. He currently hosts the improvisation-based podcast Improv4humans on the Earwolf podcasting network. Besser
Down with Disease (511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from three, to ten, to over twenty minutes, often featuring full band improvisation. The longest standalone rendition of this song was the December 12th
Lifting the Bandstand (720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hauta-aho, and drummer Paul Lovens. The album consists of a single group improvisation. The album title comes from a phrase attributed to Thelonious Monk.
La Vie de Bohème (album) (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of the opera, each of the acts are represented with "a great deal of improvisation." "First Act" — 20:00 "Second Act (1st Part)" — 5:00 "Second Act (2nd
Samm Bennett (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Samm Bennett is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Samm Bennett is a singer and songwriter, a drummer and percussionist, and a player
Peter Gwinn (309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
improv group Baby Wants Candy. He is the author of the 2003 book, Group Improvisation: The Manual of Ensemble Improv Games. Gwinn was a staff writer for the
A Multitude of Angels (441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
document "the conclusion of Keith Jarrett's experiments with long-form improvisation in performances" and, as Jarrett explains in his liner notes, these
Snöfrid (642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Snöfrid, Op. 29, is a melodrama or "improvisation for narrator, mixed choir and orchestra" by Jean Sibelius. He completed it in 1900 on a text by Viktor
Sylvius Leopold Weiss (350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
J.S. Bach through him. Bach and Weiss were said to have competed in improvisation, as the following account by Johann Friedrich Reichardt describes: "Anyone
Jim Sweeney (comedian) (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bournemouth, England) is an English actor and comedian, best known for his improvisation partnership with Steve Steen. When Sweeney was 11 years old, he moved
Steen Raskopoulos (605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia and as one half of the award-winning improvisation duo The Bear Pack. Raskopoulos was born in Sydney. His father is FFA
Ronald Shannon Jackson (2,662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
what has been dubbed free funk: a blend of funk rhythm and free jazz improvisation. Jackson was born in Fort Worth, Texas. As a child, he was immersed
Improverts (392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Toph Marshall. He named it Theatresports after the form of competitive improvisation developed by director Keith Johnstone in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in
Live at the Marquee (Dream Theater album) (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Jesus. It features the exclusive release of "Bombay Vindaloo", an improvisation-based composition performed live only six times and never recorded in
Charlie Dore (1,606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multi-faceted career that includes acting in film, TV and radio, comedy-improvisation and composition for film and TV. She studied drama at the Arts Educational
Neue Mozart-Ausgabe (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the NMA can be found in Frederick Neumann's book Ornamentation and Improvisation in Mozart. Neumann finds some of the ornamentation, particularly regarding
Colosseum (band) (1,533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Colosseum are an English jazz rock band, mixing blues, rock and jazz-based improvisation. Colin Larkin wrote that "the commercial acceptance of jazz rock in
Jazz dance (1,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
performative feel. And like Jazz music, Jazz dance was centered around improvisation and a call and response format that allowed dancers to create a conversation
Man Woman Life Death Infinity (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Willson-Piper, and, according to Powles, was "surprised to discover how much improvisation was involved in the writing process" of the band; Powles went on to
Twiddle (band) (408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
an American rock band. They are a jam band, and utilize instrumental improvisation in their live performances. They incorporate influences from a variety
The Improv (924 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New York City on West 44th near the southeast corner of 9th Ave. The Improvisation was originally an after hours coffee house where Broadway performers
Bitches Brew (3,448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
jazz rhythms in favor of loose, rock-influenced arrangements based on improvisation. The final tracks were edited and pieced together by producer Teo Macero
Bruce Russell (musician) (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bruce Russell (born 1960) is a New Zealand experimental musician and writer. He is a founding member and guitarist of the noise rock trio The Dead C and
Susan Alcorn (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Susan Alcorn (born 1953) is an American composer, improvisor, and pedal steel guitarist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Alcorn started playing guitar at the
Steen Raskopoulos (605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia and as one half of the award-winning improvisation duo The Bear Pack. Raskopoulos was born in Sydney. His father is FFA
Improverts (392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Toph Marshall. He named it Theatresports after the form of competitive improvisation developed by director Keith Johnstone in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in
Arthur Askey (1,407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
distinctive horn-rimmed glasses, and his playful humour incorporating improvisation and catchphrases including "Hello playmates!", "I thank you" (pronounced
Malcolm Goldstein (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and dance ensembles. Since the mid-1960s he has integrated structured improvisation aspects into his compositions, exploring the rich sound textures of
Erzulie Maketh Scent (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is to be found in the essence of fantasy. Cecil Taylor has said that improvisation represent the raising of Man's spiritual capacities, in the trance state
Rafael Anton Irisarri (1,639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rafael Anton Irisarri is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer and mastering engineer based in New York. He is predominantly associated
Dariush Talai (735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Record: Ref. Harmonia Mundi No. 1031), France. Side A: Improvisation in Shur - SideB: Improvisation in Mahour (D. Talai, Tar / D.Chemirani, Zarb). 1982 Trobada
The Melody at Night, with You (892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional songs, and, uncharacteristically for Jarrett, only one improvisation ("Meditation", the second half of track six). The album was very successful
Little Kids Rock (526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
teaching music as a language, with a heavy emphasis on composition and improvisation. Charity Navigator has given the charity a 4-star rating. The program
Radu Malfatti (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Radu Malfatti is an Austrian trombone and harmonica player, and composer. He was born in Innsbruck, in the province of Tyrol, on December 16, 1943. Malfatti
Jeb Bishop (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jeb Bishop (born 1962) is an American jazz trombone player. He grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and attended Jesse O. Sanderson High School. He has
Partimento (2,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
out on a single staff, whose main purpose is to be a guide for the improvisation ("realization") of a composition at the keyboard. A Partimento differs
Good to See You Again, Alice Cooper (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nixon impersonator is 'beaten up' by the entire band), confrontational improvisation (frontman Cooper taunting audience members), and the infamous boa constrictor
Taan (music) (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
performance of a raga in Hindustani classical music. It involves the improvisation of very rapid melodic passages using vowels, often the long "a" as in
Burkhard Beins (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
since 1995, Beins is active in experimental music and electroacoustic improvisation. Since the late 1980s he has appeared on international festivals, concerts
Erase Errata (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beefheart, The Fall, and the Minutemen as inspirations. The group favored improvisation as a compositional tool and each of their performances were a unique
QF 13-pounder 6 cwt AA gun (431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
anti-aircraft gun, also known as 13 pounder 6 cwt, was an early British improvisation in World War I to adapt the 13 pounder field gun to anti-aircraft use
Ad hoc testing (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is that important defects can be found quickly. It is performed by improvisation: the tester seeks to find bugs by any means that seem appropriate. Ad
We Two Are One Too (390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chain" (live version) 1.17 "Don't Ask Me Why" (promo) 4.20 "How Long?" (improvisation with Dave Stewart singing and Annie Lennox on guitar) 2.09 "You Hurt
Alan Bern (1,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
approach informed by cognitive science that integrates the methods of improvisation and composition. In 2016 he received the Weimar Prize in recognition
Ardeshir Kamkar (234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
daf. Songs include Pontic Lyra Improvisation, Union, Horizons, The Meeting, Solo Daf and Iranian Kamancheh Improvisation." Kamkar The Kamkars Kurdish music
Quartet (Pat Metheny album) (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
before recording but instead use merely sketches and rely mostly on improvisation in a setting with just acoustic instruments. A departure from the usual