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PiZZ

The most common variant allele in α1-antitrypsin deficiency; the common normal allele is PiMM. See α1-antitrypsin deficiency.
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Should Pizzicato ignore the giant about to heave itself into its territory?
Similarly, the articulateness of the pizzicato playing in the "Polka" was dazzling.
The programme includes Tales from the Vienna Woods, Blue Danube Waltz, Thunder and Lightning Polka, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Radetzky March, Perpetuum Mobile, Pizzicato Polka, The Laughing Song and a Grand Viennese Ball Finale.
From the tape sounded an endless waltz--the artist's pastiche of Johann and Josef Strauss's Pizzicato Polka mixed with the sounds of bells.
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The pizzicato passages in the final movement were exciting and well managed by Ellin.
And in addition to an orchestral programme which includes The Blue Danube Waltz, Radetzky March, Wiener Blut, Auf der Jagd, Pizzicato Polka, Cuckoo Polka, Tritsch Tratsch Polka and The Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus, an integral part of the evening's entertainment will be provided by the Johann Strauss Dancers, who perform in period costume.
Opening with jerky pizzicato giving way to interweaving Caribbean-flavoured phrases performed at the instruments' most extreme registers, it's an infernal dance that is at once addictive and repellent.
And a second hearing turned out to be an enormous bonus - the overarching structure of the piece clarified and one could latch onto the rhythmic reverses, fierce pizzicato snapping, and the delicious mix of dissonance and harmony that flood through the work.
In the long first movement, he drew profound effects, the scherzo was a pizzicato tribute to the strings and the finale rose to a truly royal occasion.
Those special effects of pizzicato, tremolandi, harmonics and an array of others were present and correct.
The pizzicato Scherzo could have been taken with more playfulness, but it comes through fine.