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improvise

verb adept, ad-lib, compose, concoct, devise, extemporize, fabricate, invent, invent offhand, make up, originate, play by ear, ride with the waves, utilize, without preparation
See also: compose, conjure, contrive, create, devise, invent, make, originate, scheme
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It is rare for students to learn, sing, and listen for other parts, or to improvise.
You will gain confidence in your classical performances, and you will be able to improvise your way out of memory difficulties.
This book would be good for those interested in learning to improvise without knowing too much about theory or chord voicings and scales.
One conclusion drawn is that these settings were originally intended as a teaching aid for use in the process of learning to improvise.
Yamaha music teachers must possess a variety of skills; they must be able to sing on pitch expressively, play piano and electronic keyboards, accompany, conduct, transpose, improvise and manage both children and their parents in a group setting.
The story, the tone, the structure - we do provide a scene-by-scene breakdown and try and give the actors as much meat on the bone and information as they need to improvise with,'' Levy elaborates.
Finger snapping, clapping, knee slapping, and foot stamping in endless combinations help children to produce and improvise rhythms with dynamic interest.
The appeal of comedy is the ability to improvise, a skill Klein honed early in his career in the 1960s as a member of the famous Chicago comedy troupe Second City.