extemporization vs improvisation what difference

what is difference between extemporization and improvisation

English

Alternative forms

  • extemporisation (Commonwealth)

Noun

extemporization (countable and uncountable, plural extemporizations)

  1. The act of extemporizing; the act of doing anything extempore.


English

Etymology

From French improvisation.
Morphologically improvise +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

improvisation (countable and uncountable, plural improvisations)

  1. The act or art of composing and making music, poetry, and the like, extemporaneously
    He played a quick improvisation on the keyboard.
  2. That which is improvised; an impromptu.
  3. Musical technique, characteristic of blues music.
  4. The act of improvising, acting or going about something without planning ahead

Derived terms

  • improvisational

Translations


French

Etymology

From improviser +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.pʁɔ.vi.za.sjɔ̃/

Noun

improvisation f (plural improvisations)

  1. improvisation (all meanings)

Further reading

  • “improvisation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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