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  • n  terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
News & Articles

  • Pianist Cyrus Chestnut At Artists Collective
    A virtuoso with soul, the phenomenal pianist Cyrus Chestnut can, like Oscar Peterson, make the piano thunder with sound and fury signifying genuine passion, pathos and high drama. Or, with the subtle dynamic shading of an Ahmad Jamal and the compelling concision of a John Lewis, he can make it whisper with wit and wisdom.
    Sept. 16, 2013 - Hartford Courant
Quotes

  • Robert Spano in Cincinnati CityBeat
    It's so brilliant in its concision,Spano says. "It's almost like a letter to Wagner saying, 'I can do in two hours what you can't do in six.' "
  • Noam Chomsky in Toronto Star
    The beauty of concision,Chomsky explains, "is that you can only repeat conventional thoughts."
  • Thomas Fingar in New York Times
    Partly it has to do with greater concision,Mr. Fingar said recently. "Partly it has to do with a much more demanding set of requirements to check out the information."

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