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Meaning of TOCCATA

Pronunciation:  tu'kâtu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a baroque musical composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with full chords and rapid elaborate runs in a rhythmically free style
 

TOCCATA is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Toc*ca"ta\, n. [It., fr. toccare to touch. See
{Touch}.] (Mus.)
An old form of piece for the organ or harpsichord, somewhat
in the free and brilliant style of the prelude, fantasia, or
capriccio.

 

 

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