musicianship

[myoo-zish-uhn-ship]
noun
knowledge, skill, and artistic sensitivity in performing music.

Origin:
1865–70; musician + -ship

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musicianship (mjuːˈzɪʃənʃɪp)
 
n
skill or artistry in performing music

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musicianship
1867, from musician + -ship.
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Example sentences
Rock musicianship has become a legitimate trade that parents might endorse.
His songs and musicianship flow from an intimate, intuitive connection with his
  instrument, as well as with his beloved land.
The musicianship is truly incredible, but there are no big stages, no big pop
  stars.
It can often be a little taxing but it keeps us on our toes and is good for our
  energy and musicianship.
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