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pianism

[pee-uh-niz-uh m, pee-an-iz-, pyan-] /ˈpi əˌnɪz əm, piˈæn ɪz-, ˈpyæn-/
noun
1.
the artistry and technique of a pianist.
2.
performance by a pianist:
an evening of first-rate pianism.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; pian(o)1 + -ism
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  • But his pianism still had plenty of verve, fluidity and grace.
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pianism

/ˈpiːəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
technique, skill, or artistry in playing the piano
Derived Forms
pianistic, adjective
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