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Esquisse

In art, a rough sketch that gives the general overview of what the final product will look like. Esquisse is an important step in marketing because it allows for suggestions or corrections before too much work has been done. Esquisse is the equivalent of loose rendering, which is used in graphic design.
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Of the 138 music manuscripts in the collection, only six are not Koechlin's own compositions: fugue subjects by Catherine from 1933 (MS 14), her Esquisses normandes (MSS 134-35), the third of Maurice Delage's four Poemes hindous for voice and instrumental ensemble (MS 136), and two folksong arrangements by Koechlin (MSS 137-38), one of which is a "Cheyenne [Indian] lullaby.
Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, Histoire des Concerts populaires de musique classique, contenant les programmes annotes de tous les concerts donnes au Cirque Napoleon depuis leur fondation jusqu'a ce jour, suivie de << Six esquisses sur la vie et sur les oeuvres de J.
Revenant sur ces developpements finaux et sur des esquisses d'analyse inscrites dans le corps du texte, nous nous permettrons, a ce moment de notre compte rendu, de ne pas la suivre exactement, mais de soulever quelques questions d'ordre plus general que nous inspire notre lecture de l'ouvrage.
The doyen of French organ music, Marcel Dupr, is represented by his transcription of Purcell's Trumpet Tune and the fiendishly difficult Deux Esquisses, which Carr despatches with aplomb - the second's thunderous climax particularly impressive and well captured on this recording.
Des decors, des ornements et des graffitis ont ete esquisses pour sauvegarder le style et l'aspect historique et architectural du batiment, en plus des effets de luxe et magnificence qui ont ete ajoutes.
1975 "The evolution of grammatical categories", in: Esquisses linguistiques II.
Partita for Piano, Esquisses de Jazz, Cinq Etudes de Jazz, Hot-music or Suite dansante en Jazz).
Malheureusement, dans La gouvernance linguistique, ces debats dont le plus souvent a peine esquisses, au point de laisser l'impression qu'on les a esquives.
He is showing himself to be one of the finest young keyboard artists before the public today,and he has recorded 48 Esquisses of Alkan.
Quelques traits de la langue et de la versification sont ensuite rapidement esquisses dans un meme paragraphe, dans le seul but, declare, de faciliter la lecture et la comprehension du texte.
Even though it was evident that Matisse intended them as complete, resolved works of art, and even though they were in fact executed with the same ferocious deliberation as the rest of his work, his paintings of this type seemed to have been made in a single, brief, energetic campaign, as though they were oversized color esquisses --rapidly executed, sketchy studies traditionally meant to be worked up into denser, more solidly executed tableaux.
Je me suis contente ensuite, faute de moyens, de conserver des esquisses en esperant un jour pouvoir les realiser.