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impromptu

a short piece of instrumental music, sometimes improvisatory in character

Impromptu

 

a type of improvisation; a short poem composed quickly, often orally, without long reflection. In content, an impromptu is usually a madrigal, epigram, or joke, such as A. S. Pushkin’s “A locust was flying . . . .” Occasionally impromptus are serious and lyrical in content, for example, F. I. Tiutchev’s “Human tears

In music, an impromptu is a piano piece, an improvisation inspired by a certain mood or experience, with vivid lyricism and a free musical form. Impromptus were written by Schubert, Chopin, and Liszt (valse impromptu).

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The live piano and vocal renditions of Schubert's impromptus was an undeniable treat.
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Then there was a dreamy E flat major Impromptu while the G flat work was a perfect example of Schubert writing songs for the piano.
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