- n. Plural form of impromptu.
“I suspect a good many "impromptus" could tell just such a story as the above.”
“The telegraph is good for that, if not for anything else: it facilitates 'impromptus'. ”
“His Jewishness is long marinated in Schubert impromptus and described as intellectually "ritzy".”
“It is Schubert, a really great melody there, one of his impromptus, and it's played by Imogen Cooper, a British pianist.”
“But as with so much Schubert – you could choose from the lieder, the piano sonatas, the exquisite impromptus – it's the song-like tenderness of the music, and the way it breaks out into turbulence, that brings the anguish on.”
“First came the four late impromptus of D. 935, published posthumously, spinning their themes into long graceful chains of notes looping across the keyboard like Italian opera arias.”
“Many times these are impromptus, non-planned discussions and activities.”
“My taste might be more vanilla than you're looking for, but I often study listening to Chopin's nocturnes, Schubert's impromptus, and Vanessa-Mae's classical work.”
“The second half was all Chopin: the impromptus, the two Op.62 Nocturnes and the Polonaise-Fantasie; the G flat impromptu, taken about half the speed most people take it, had a tenderness and profundity that could stop hearts and the B major nocturne glowed from within, filled with deep, unimaginable colours.”
“Now there were poems and impromptus for them both; for no people are so fierce as ours when our betrayed love becomes hate.”
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