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 for Toccata
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toccata \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
     [1913 Webster] Toccatella

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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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