Unlike much of the production work by mainstream producers, Virtuosity
is imbued with the vision of an experienced musician (and clearly, a fan of the artists on the disc) who continually shows he's smart enough to refrain from getting in his own way and play to the strengths of his collaborators.
Bernstein is well aware of this branch of literary studies, but a reader from the music disciplines who looks into Virtuosity
of the Nineteenth Century for a suggestion about how the metaphor of "performativity" might be brought usefully into play in the study of an art in which performance is no metaphor will not find much help in Bernstein's chapter on "The Musical Alibi in Theories of Performativity".
It is melodramatic and sanctimonious by turns, but Dussek's music is rather more interesting than the normal sentimental banalities, and he releases Staier's brilliant virtuosity
for the `multitude furieuse'.
Black male texts such as All-Night Visitors will reflect U& black male tricksterism and linguistic virtuosity
that is ultimately subversive, and they will also reflect an individuality that is basic to black nub culture, that is deeply embedded in its cultural tropes.
Closing the program, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (1987) continued the momentum, but so relentlessly that it began to feel repetitive despite some gorgeous moments--women's legs spinning like ribbons, feet flickering, the men brandishing them like weapons, all nine dancers reveling in their own virtuosity
The Bartok concerto might have proved an ideal work for Lang to prove his detractors wrong, but instead of offering focused virtuosity
, he conveyed the difficult keyboard part as a seemingly random stream of notes.
Evans's lyricism, Monk's quirkiness, Peterson's virtuosity
, as well as Shearing's "locked chords" and Tyner's quartal sonorities, are captured faithfully and inventively.
It is less about the expressive potential of complex plots than about the virtuosity
of the performers, their faces covered by masks of makeup that grotesquely mimic facial expressions.
Light and circulation are resolved with virtuosity
as lightwells punctuate the subterranean route and living spaces.
Amoeba Music today confirmed that acclaimed French guitarist and Hot Club of New York founding member STEPHANE WREMBEL is the featured artist in an unprecedented 5-day residency at Amoeba Music Hollywood celebrating the tradition and virtuosity
of Gypsy Jazz guitar.
With the recent death of Fayard Nicholas, there has been renewed interest in the careers of the siblings who lit up screens and stages, here and abroad, for six decades with their refined virtuosity
And though he fully revealed his virtuosity
, showboating was absent from his reading, which reached its zenith in the extraordinary transparency he achieved near the end of the finale, when his fingers seemed to float above the keys.