Definitions

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  • adv. In the manner of a virtuoso; with virtuosity

Etymologies

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virtuosic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • Thomas Ouellette's light-footed, virtuosically coordinated staging flows as smoothly as a ballet and has just the right amount of comic crackle.

    They Are Playing It Safe—And Smart

  • The Barber is a brief cry of pure emotion; the Bartók is virtuosically intricate, blending folk themes and sophisticated compositional technique.

    In performance: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

  • That may be because Hirson now gives the action an uninterrupted flow; it may be because Mark Rylance virtuosically adorns the current cast; but I suspect the real change stems from director Matthew Warchus, who has discovered a hidden tension in what at first seemed a dramatically inert piece.

    La Bête

  • At one point, the second violinist put his fiddle down and picked up a small "cuatro" guitar and strummed virtuosically.

    In the Penal Colony; Don Pasquale; La bohème/Euridice; Chilingirian Quartet

  • That's a fantastic micro-dispute to consider, since Eisler, far from undertaking a wholesale genre-stripping or programmatic levelling of still-too-high and auratic elegiac verse, instead so virtuosically runs Schubertian and Schumannesque lieder, French chanson, and Schönbergian twelve-tone composition in and out of one another, that it is hard to miss the settings 'recognizably Modernist tour de force of newly-achieved form and voice.

    Intervention & Commitment Forever!: Shelley in 1819, Shelley in Brecht, Shelley in Adorno, Shelley in Benjamin

  • The program included two different Joyce settings, the sweetly melodic "Wonderful Widow of 18 Springs" (1942) and the virtuosically shrill "Nowth Upon Nacht" (1982), sung with agility by Karen Vuong, a soprano, with Dan K.

    NYT > Home Page

  • As all three of those musicians played multiple instruments virtuosically, he could say it was "the most creative group that I've ever had the good fortune to be a part of."

    News

  • Even if you don't speak Spanish, you could sense it when Santos' sextet performed this material - particularly in the strident, prideful and virtuosically bilingual raps of guest MC Rico Pabón.

    NPR Topics: News

  • We have icons on the control panels of our psyches, I'm saying, and propagandists, spin-meisters, consultants, what have you, play them virtuosically.

    Firedoglake

  • The Moravian Philharmonic plays adequately, if not virtuosically, and the recording is distant but clear.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

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