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Other Toccata Definition

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

Misc. Definitions

\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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