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WHAT DOES TOCCATA MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Toccata is a virtuoso piece of music typically for a keyboard or plucked string instrument featuring fast-moving, lightly fingered or otherwise virtuosic passages or sections, with or without imitative or fugal interludes, generally emphasizing the dexterity of the performer's fingers. Less frequently, the name is applied to works for multiple instruments.
The translations of toccata from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «toccata» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TOCCATA» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «toccata» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «toccata» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about toccata
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TOCCATA»
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Dominick Argento's "A Toccata of Galuppi's": A Critical ...
His use of technique within this work is artful, specifically his writing for voices and his successful merger of different musical time periods.
Erin Elizabeth Colwitz, 2007
Toccata and rain
Simon finds himself at the centre of a controversy over two large spires he has constructed in his backyard.
Philip Salom, 2004
Widor: A Life Beyond the Toccata
Widor: A Life Beyond the Toccata brings to light the life and work of one of France's most distinguished musicians in the most complete biography in any language of Charles-Marie Widor.
John Richard Near, 2011
The Harvard Dictionary of Music
The toccatas of Giovanni Maria Trabaci (Naples, 1603) and other Neapolitans
link the Renaissance toccata, with its evenly flowing figuration, and the more
articulated sectional toccata of the early Baroque. The genre's first high point was
Don Michael Randel, 2003
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Other Great Masterpieces by ...
DOVER. CLASSICAL. MUSIC. FOR. KEYBOARD. AND. PIANO. FOUR. HANDS.
PRES DE LA MER AND OTHER COLLECTED SUITES FOR SOLO PIANO, Anton
Arensky. Selected and Edited by Sara Davis Buechner. (0486-488624) ...
Daniel Glover, 2014
Essays in Honor of John F. Ohl: A Compendium of American ...
Robert. Schumann's. Exercice. and. the. Toccata,. Opus. 7. RICHARD. D. GREEN
. A MONG ALL of his works for piano, Robert Schumann's Toccata holds a posi- .
zVtion of particular significance due both to the unusual history of its ...
Enrique Alberto Arias, 2001
Masterpieces of Music Before 1750: An Anthology of Musical ...
The most idiomatic keyboard style practiced in the Baroque period was that of the
toccata. This term, derived from the Italian toccare (to touch), with its implication of
free improvisation, applies to a style of writing, rather than a form. Most often ...
Carl Parrish, John F. Ohl, 2001
Bach, Handel, Scarlatti, Tercentenary Essays
Bach, Handel, D. Scarlatti and the Toccata of the Late Baroque GIORGIO
PESTELLI (Turin) From the toccata of Alessandro Stradella (Rome, Biblioteca del
Conservatorio S. Cecilia MS A/400)1 to that of Ravel or of Alfredo Casella there is
Peter Williams, 1985
Festival Toccata on 'Kyrie: Orbis Factor'
An ebullient organ work based on a plainsong melody.
Don Michael Dicie, 2004
Strangers to Ourselves
Toccata. and. Fugue. for. the. Foreigner. Foreigner: a choked up rage deep down
in my throat, a black angel clouding transparency, opaque, unfathomable spur.
The image of hatred and of the other, a foreigner is neither the romantic victim of
Julia Kristeva, 1991
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TOCCATA»
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TOCCATA to perform Mozart in the Mountains at Lake Tahoe
The TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra will continue its 21-concert Summer MusicFest this week with performances of a new series entitled Mozart in the ... «Tahoe Daily Tribune, Jul 15»
Music without borders
Toccata Musical Productions will put up a two-day show in Kochi on August 8 and 9. Its 'Festival of Music' tour will cover all popular music genres such as ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
TOCCATA continues 10-year celebrations with South Lake Tahoe …
The TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will continue its 10th anniversary celebrations with a performance at the South Shore this week. «Tahoe Daily Tribune, Jul 15»
Homeless musician Donald Gould plays Bach's "Toccata and Fugue"
2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK. 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie ... «WWSB ABC 7, Jun 15»
Review: Alvin Ailey Troupe Dances 'Exodus' at Koch Theater
More regular than “Exodus” in its crisscrossing of groups, “Toccata” is fatally burdened by an antiquated idiom. It looks pretty much like a bunch of ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
Finbar finishes Toccata apartments
Finbar says it has reached practical completion of its Toccata apartment development in East Perth. The company says it has already sold 39 of the 47 available ... «The West Australian, Jun 15»
ICE teams up with Toccata Gaming
Innovative Concepts in Entertainment has announced a new partnership with Toccata Gaming International as the exclusive manufacturer and sales team for the ... «InterGame, Jun 15»
Raymond Weil announces its partnership with internationally renowned classic violinist Nicola Benedetti to present the new 34mm ladies watch, toccata. «World Tempus, Mar 15»
2015 Antigua Sailing Week - just a month away
The brand new Gunboat 55 Toccata will also be racing at Antigua Sailing Week. Owned by Chris and Carolyn Groobey, the couple plan to cruise Toccata back ... «Sail World, Mar 15»
Stradivari's red violin Wednesday
Acclaimed violin virtuoso, Elizabeth Pitcairn will be the featured soloist with the Toccata Symphony Orchestra when it performs in the Shepherd of the Sierra ... «The Record-Courier, Feb 15»
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