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They must have been, and were, in the notes, as well as in the words of his wild fantasias (for he not unfrequently accompanied himself with rhymed verbal improvisations), the result of that intense mental collectedness and concentration to which I have previously alluded as observable only in particular moments of the highest artificial excitement.
Referencing neurophysiologist Benjamin Libet's work on sensory input and consciousness, Oliveros draws a parallel between the time delay that occurs in her live sampling improvisations (i.e., the initial recording of a musical gesture versus the delayed playback of the gesture) and the time delay in Libet's conception of evoked potential and cognition (i.e., the initial unconscious response to sensory input versus the delayed cognitive response) (p.
Quiet Piano Improvisations, Volume 2 is the sixteenth solo piano album by Greg Maroney, and the follow-up to "Quiet Piano Improvisations, Volume 1", which was nominated for the Whisperings Album of the Year 2016.
This book systematically gives players the vocabulary to play informed melodies, backgrounds, and improvisations in the three keys, and integrates the exercises with the tunes to effectively close the loop for notes, rhythms, phrasing, etc.
Utilizing "Dark Star" as the paramount example of the Dead's improvisational development and expansion of modal jam songs, Malvinni theorizes, in chapter 4, that the Dead achieved an unprecedented level of new improvisational episodes in live performances of "Dark Star" that surpassed any other contemporary popular rock band's improvisations, including Pink Floyd's "Interstellar Overdrive" from 1966 (99).
Origins and expertise in the musical improvisations of adults and children: a phenomenological study of content and process.
In "A Taste for Chaos: The Art of Literary Improvisation", literary scholar Randy Fertel explores this undercurrent of spontaneity in literature and identifies a new metagenre called improvisations --texts that claim to have been written without effort or craft, like an idea that hits you in the shower.
Flohr studied the improvisations of children ages four, six, and eight years old by conducting ten 15-minute sessions with each child using xylophones and one mallet.
Medicine does not tolerate improvisations, one works according to medical standards or not.
The volunteers played scales, simple memorized pieces, and improvisations, according to the study in Public Library of Science ONE.
During the improvisations, dancers step on smooth river stones, small mountain rocks, and tiny seashells to sensitize their feet while a constant, churning drumbeat gradually takes over their bodies.
The performers range from a hit comedy duo to a women's theatre ensemble and on offer will be jazz score improvisations, children's shows, an interactive adults-only version of the sexy La Ronde and workshops for budding improvisational artists.