Definition of Executant

1. Noun. A performer (usually of musical works).

Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Performer, Performing Artist
Derivative terms: Execute



Definition of Executant

1. n. One who executes or performs; esp., a performer on a musical instrument.

Definition of Executant

1. Noun. A person who executes a dance or piece of music; a performer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Executant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Executant

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execution of instrument
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execution speed

Literary usage of Executant

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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"Philip van Wylder taught her the lute, and one Paston the virginals, while she was also a skilful executant on the r├ęgals. In 1527, when she was eleven, ..."

2. The Great Violinists and Pianists by George Titus Ferris (1881)
"His Place as Composer and executant. I. " THE first singer on the violin that ever appeared !" Such was the verdict of the enthusiastic Italians when they ..."

3. Wood Carving: Design and Workmanship by George Jack (1903)
"To the " Renaissance" must be attributed that fatal separation of the craftsman's function into the hands of designer and executant which has so completely ..."

4. Moot Points: Friendly Disputes on Art & Industry Between Walter Crane by Walter Crane, Lewis Foreman Day (1903)
"Of course I want design to be adapted to its material and executed with feeling ; but neither one nor the other depends upon designer and executant being ..."

5. Great Violinists and Pianists: Corelli to Paderewski by George Titus Ferris (1895)
"The modern world thinks of Spohr rather as the composer of symphony, opera, and oratorio than as a wonderful executant on the violin ; but it was in the ..."

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