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

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Unlike Frescobaldi, whose toccatas, canzonas, and other compositions appeared in sumptuous engraved editions, Ercole published none of his keyboard music, which remains obscure even though nearly the complete corpus has already appeared in two previous editions.
In "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and "A Toccata of Galuppi's" both speakers contemplate works of art, and in each case the speaker is enraptured by the artwork.
This race is confined to grey horses so it isn't the strongest of handicaps and Toccata Blue's recent form is the best on offer by some distance.
The TOCCATA study involved 680 German patients with chronic hand eczema rated as severe in two-thirds of participants and moderate in the remainder.
The reduction in work absenteeism in TOCCATA was paralleled by the clinical improvement.
He performs pieces by Reger, Vierne and Mathias, together with Parry's Fantasia & Fugue in G major, a choral prelude by Brahms, the Toccata in F from Widor's Fifth Symphony, and Toccata & Fugue in D minor by JS Bach.
30 July 2010 - Swiss biopharmaceutical firm Basilea Pharmaceutica (SWF: BSLN) said today data from the Toccata observational study confirmed the clinical profile of Toctino in patients with severe chronic hand eczema (CHE).
He provides a framework for analysis that incorporates aspects of different recordings, varying interpretations, the importance of an analytical listener, and elements such as style, genre, authorship, tempo, and topic, and applies this framework to three piano pieces: Brahms' Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Bach's Toccata in D major, and Messiaen's "Premiere communion de la Vierge." A CD of the pieces performed by Hellaby is included.
. Popular Classics with the Hall and North East-born conductor John Wilson (Thursday, July 23) includes Dvorak's Carnival Overture, Debussy's Claire de Lune, Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and Bach's amazing Toccata and Fugue as arranged by American conductor Leopold Stokowski for the Disney film Fantasia.
Playing everything from simple folk ballads and Spanish guitar favs to Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D Minor, Gabriel Ayala's Portraits is a tour de force.
Amid the commercially safe inevitable (Bach's D Minor Toccata and Fugue; Albinoni's Adagio etc) the exercise is saved by the inclusion of the Impressionistic Cathedrales by Louis Vierne, one time organist of Notre Dame, Paris.
This Bank Holiday extravaganza began with Daniel Bishop, sub-organist at Liverpool Cathedral, playing a range of music from the popular and competently played D minor Toccata and Fugue by Bach, through an inspirational performance of Howells's Psalm Prelude Set 1 No 2, and a thoughtful performance of Darke's overly-long Retrospection.
Freer forms include the praembula, toccata, and embellished motets.