compositional skill

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The body art of the tattoo is an historical Japanese tradition that is widely recognized as one of the finest in the world for its detail, complexity and compositional skill.
Nearly every single word is easily understood, which is as much a tribute to Hoekman's compositional skill as it is to Connors's attentiveness to articulation.
An appreciation of compositional skill will be more fully grasped when the student tries to replicate the beauty of a Clementi Sonatina or Bach Invention.
At times one wishes Politzer would build mor e of a robust groove, but there is no questioning her harmonic inventiveness or compositional skill, nor her considerable instrumental chops.
Compositional skill abounds in the quartet, played with astonishing beauty by the Lydian String Quartet, but there's no sense of an emotional center.
However, it required great compositional skill to prevent this idiom sounding merely bombastic, and the antiphonal sections harmonically repetitive and texturally predictable.
Shaw's compositional skill, lightness, and ubiquitous humor constantly delight, especially when he quotes our serious romantic repertoire, such as the Strauss tone poems.
Such a work must display the highest level of compositional skill and excellence without pretense or artificiality of technique in its creation.
Schickele has been delighting audiences for years with works of charm, wit and good-natured humor, products of a lively imagination and strong musicological background paired with a finely honed compositional skill.
Thus, perhaps her most interesting chapter, on Storace's borrowings, addresses an important compositional technique of eighteenth-century opera composers, but seems principally motivated by a need to emphasize that Storace's "individuality" is shown by his having "invested far more compositional skill in his operas than can ever be conveyed by calling them 'pastiches'" (p.
Through 1926, reviews by supporters of the modernist camp praised Roslavets's compositional skill and pronounced him the most interesting innovator among his contemporary Russian peers.