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With expertise or virtuosity, technical skills are cultivated, recognized, and admired.


An example of expertise can be found in the art of instrument craftsmanship. At the right is one of the most famous violins found in the music world: a Stradivarius

Stradivarius Violin

Below are Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev. They were the 20th century's finest ballet partnerships. Showing the expertise and virtuosity of physical performance - between music and movement.

Ella Fitzgerald

Then there is the expertise and virtuosity of sound found in the music of the human voice. On the left is the "First Lady of Jazz": Ella Fitzgerald

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