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Origin of improvisation
Examples from the Web for improvisation
Only then are they are introduced to one another for hundreds of improvisation sessions led by Leigh.Mike Leigh Is the Master Filmmaker Who Hates Hollywood|Nico Hines|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the “11” thing, it just came out of improvisation—same with Stonehenge.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper|Marlow Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In paying tribute to the fallen Martin Luther King, he proved that improvisation can trump political calculation.
IMPROVISATION Robert Iscove: Those kids made up that freestyle rap scene!‘She’s All That' 15th Anniversary: Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Making of the ‘90s Classic|Marlow Stern|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Declining without rousing suspicion demands a talent for improvisation.The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico|Nick Romeo|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The business of improvisation which had been begun in 1914 was finished, actually finished.G. H. Q.|Frank Fox
Here insurrection assumes the character of a plot; there of an improvisation.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
In this improvisation, Jim interpreted his thronging emotions.The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel|Marvin Dana
When he is in the proper mood, many a speech of his turns involuntarily into an improvisation.Methods of Authors|Hugo Erichsen
The King requested the improvisation of a fugue in six parts, which the master did to the astonishment of all present.How the Piano Came to Be|Ellye Howell Glover
mid-15c., "unforeseen happening;" 1786 as "act of improvising musically," from French improvisation, from improviser "compose or say extemporaneously," from Italian improvvisare, from improvviso "unforeseen, unprepared," from Latin improvisus "not foreseen, unforeseen, unexpected," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + provisus "foreseen," also "provided," past participle of providere "foresee, provide" (see provide).