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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Virtuose exhibiting the qualities and skill of a virtuoso
    • ***


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It.; a doublet of virtue.


In literature:

They begin and they end in sheer literary virtuosity.
"Rudyard Kipling" by John Palmer
Impulse to the second period of clavier virtuosity was given by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) and Muzio Clementi (1752-1832).
"For Every Music Lover" by Aubertine Woodward Moore
Then, in the full force of his remarkable virtuosity, he burst upon the town.
"A Popular History of the Art of Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Virtuosity is a state of expression but it is not the final state.
"Adventures in the Arts" by Marsden Hartley
Virtuosity emanating from a spirit of beneficence is somewhat rare.
"The Violin" by George Hart
The virtuosity of the performance is breath-taking!
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
Gradually, however, here also mechanical virtuosity began to supplant true artistic principles.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
The most fabulous accounts of his virtuosity had raised expectation to its highest pitch.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8)" by Various
He can't play a bit, but he's always talking about his method, his virtuosity, his wonderful memory and his marvellous touch.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
It was true, she remarked it for the first time, that his hands flew over the keys with an air of breezy virtuosity.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
I've been cultivating some virtuosities, among other things.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 8" by Various
Then, but only then, will there be no scope for the uncanny virtuosity of Prince von Buelow.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
There is no room for cheap vocal virtuosity.
"Great Singers on the Art of Singing" by James Francis Cooke
Giant Strides in Virtuosity.
"How to Appreciate Music" by Gustav Kobbé
Virtuosity, or the delight of the executant in his own brilliant cunning, is the mark of most of these pieces.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
And he did; though it was only through the virtuosity of his chief actor.
"Down the Columbia" by Lewis R. Freeman
Truly the standard of virtuosity is higher than it was a quarter of a century ago.
"Unicorns" by James Huneker
Possibly, too, the kind of aversion she now felt against me was a closer bond than even virtuosity or affection.
"Memoirs of a Midget" by Walter de la Mare
In truth Steffani's operas gained little by this virtuosity.
"Handel" by Romain Rolland
The giant wave of virtuosity that broke over Europe in the middle of the nineteenth century has not yet receded.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker

In news:

Many were more virtuosic and charismatic.
Music / Post No Bills Peter Evans brings new meaning to the word " virtuosic ".
"Youthful Virtuosity " with Chad Hoopes.
Yo-Yo Ma captivates a full house at The Saenger Theatre with his vitality and virtuosity .
Orchestra's guest guitarist brings jazz and blues roots to classical virtuosity .
International Piano Competiton with program of passion, virtuosity .
Is virtuosity the new porn.
Seizing the Opportunity for Virtuosity .
Probably not, for her virtuosity seems inevitably linked to her productivity.
And the better he gets, the less attention he calls to himself: there's not a frame in his wonderful new movie "Sideways" that asks you to marvel at the director's virtuosity.
I have long been an advocate of respecting virtuosity.
Surging, energetic music making does that to me, especially when so much virtuosic firepower comes clothed in a warm, years-in-the-making ensemble sound.
"Youthful Virtuosity" with Chad Hoopes.
She performed Bartók's virtuosic Concerto No.

In science:

Certainly these models involve a remarkable level of group theoretic virtuosity.
Concluding Talk: A Theorist Overview on Particle Physics
More importantly, the technical virtuosity, drive and imagination displayed by the younger members of our profession at the meeting provided the clearest assurance that particle physics will continue to have a bright future.
Summary and Outlook