Associations to the word «Improvisation»


IMPROVISATION, noun. The act or art of composing and rendering music, poetry, and the like, extemporaneously; as, improvisation on the organ.
IMPROVISATION, noun. That which is improvised; an impromptu.
IMPROVISATION, noun. Musical technique, characteristic of blues music.
IMPROVISATION, noun. The act of improvising, acting or going about something without planning ahead

Dictionary definition

IMPROVISATION, noun. A creation spoken or written or composed extemporaneously (without prior preparation).
IMPROVISATION, noun. An unplanned expedient.
IMPROVISATION, noun. A performance given extempore without planning or preparation.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.