Definitions for pianistpiˈæn ɪst, ˈpyæn-, ˈpi ə nɪst
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pianist, piano player(noun)
a person who plays the piano
A person who plays the piano, particularly with skill or as part of an orchestra.
A spy using radio or wireless telegraphy to keep in touch with headquarters during the Second World War
Origin: From pianiste, from pianista. Also pian(o) + -ist.
a performer, esp. a skilled performer, on the piano
Origin: [Cf. F. pianiste, It. pianista.]
A pianist is a musician who plays the piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces, play with an ensemble or orchestra, or accompany one or more singers, solo instrumentalists, or other performers.
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Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
First, technical perfection as something natural. Second, an insight into the development of the piano sound, as perfected by the pianist-composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, composers who understood the piano both as a human voice ... and as an orchestra with which they could produce a variety of colors. Third, the need to learn how to use every aspect of our new instruments, which are richer in sound. Fourth, the importance of differentiation.
As an author I found it fascinating interviewing luminaries of the jazz world for over 15 years, beginning with a phone call from Red Rodney on a Thanksgiving Day in 1989 and then a phone call from Stan Getz on Christmas Day; their comments set in motion the quest to write a book about my first husband, Al Haig, the chosen pianist of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie (who gave me the moniker 'Lady Haig' one blustery cold night outside of Birdland on a January night) - and later Stan Getz.”
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- pianistaCatalan, Valencian
- klavírista, pianistaCzech
- Pianist, Klavierspielerin, Pianistin, KlavierspielerGerman
- pianisto, pianistinoEsperanto
- pianódóir, oirfideach pianóIrish
- פסנתרן, פסנתרניתHebrew
- zongorista, zongoraművészHungarian
- píanisti, píanóleikariIcelandic
- пијанист, пијанисткаMacedonian
- pemain pianoMalay
- pianistNorwegian Nynorsk
- pianista, pianistkaPolish
- pianist, pianistăRomanian
- пианист, пианисткаRussian
- jipianodan, pianodan, hipianodanVolapük
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