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pianistpi‧a‧nist /ˈpiːənɪst $ piˈænəst, ˈpiːə-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  APMsomeone who plays the piano
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pianistBorn in Buenos Aires, he was proclaimed a musical wunderkind when he made his concert debut as a pianist at seven.A classmate at Fairfax High suggested he meet a pianist studying composition named Mike Stoller.A pianist neither acquires nor executes the behavior of playing a scale smoothly because of a prior intention of doing so.She was studying to become a concert pianist.In the scheme of things he rates a number of rungs below a lot of other pianists.Most of these exhibitions, which pit pianist against pianist as if they were gladiators, came into existence after 1958.The pianist sits and dabs at his keyboard, as though he were sorting cards for a seance.
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