what is the term/word used for "played randomly, not played the same way twice" in music terms/li?

A friend of mine insists that as a young boy, his music class was taught this term and the word it describes, but the word has eluded him. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Improvisation. You make it up as you go and it is different everytime. When you compose, you write it down and work it like you would a first draft of an essay. Improv is also often used in comedy routines.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Some musical works have a "cadenza", where all the players drop out except for the soloist who plays freely (or even improvises) until the orchestra returns to finish the movement.

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  • 1 decade ago

    "Improvisation" and "impromptu" would both fit the bill. I'm a musician and I would probably have to go with the first one, although I'm not sure it's the "proper" music term.

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  • pnybt
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    1 decade ago

    repeat?

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