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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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Augustyniak's (2013) results stated that integrated use of technologies at various student stages of learning should to be implemented as music tools for improvising in the classroom that is reflective of critical thinking, communication, collaboration as well as an expression of creativity.
While Augustyniak's ( 2011), study supported a continuum of learning that was built upon both formal and informal approaches there has been two opposing separate schools of music learning through formal practice and informal practice in regard to improvising.
And I also liked learning that improvising is something you can practice and that's it's not that some people can do it and others can't because I think a lot of people think that, especially classical musicians, but it's definitely something you can learn.
The same force also seized a factory for improvising roadside bombs in Adhamiya area on last Monday," the statement concluded.
In this case, however, the video puppets also collaborate in the playcrafting by focusing the children's attention on behavioral options that make sense in the current context and by improvising within the constraints of the children's directions.
Glover, Hines, and Buster Brown's jam sessions have inspired this new crop of dancers to start improvising onstage in the manner of jazz musicians--a skill only a few of the older tappers used in performance.
A Conceptual Approach to Memorizing and Improvising Sylvia Coats
As Pendleton talks, sitting on the porch of the barn where Momix rehearses, it's easy to believe he is creating the idea for the dance at that moment, verbally improvising a concept the way some choreographers improvise movement.
improvising dialogue to explain her miraculous recovery.
The teacher "feeds the ear" during the two years of JMC and beyond by demonstrating and drawing the children's attention to musical ideas they may utilize when improvising in the future.
It was obvious that the couples, the trio, and the ensemble itself had had hours of improvising together before this program; they were used to each other, willing to lead or to follow.
Until one has made a clear and consistent aural connection between sounds that are heard and the method of creating them on an instrument, the idea of playing by ear or improvising can be quite daunting to students and many teachers.