[pee-uh-niz-uh m, pee-an-iz-, pyan-]
- the artistry and technique of a pianist.
- performance by a pianist: an evening of first-rate pianism.
Origin of pianism
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Examples from the Web for pianism
He adds that he admired the late legendary Arthur Rubinstein as much for his “social life” as for his pianism.Christopher Plummer on Sex, Booze, and Dogs
August 30, 2010
MacDowell's French training showed in his "pianism" in the velocity, clarity, and pearly quality of his scales and trills.Unicorns
Henceforward the art of pianism stood on an entirely different level.Theodor Leschetizky
This rare combination of the virtuoso and the poet places Joseffy outside the pale of popular "pianism."
Bauer played Liszt's Dance of Death in this country, creating thereby a reputation for brilliant "pianism."
- technique, skill, or artistry in playing the piano
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