Meaning of toccata

toc•ca•ta

Pronunciation: (tu-kä'tuIt.tôk-kä'tä), [key]
— -tas, -te
  1. a composition in the style of an improvisation, for the piano, organ, or other keyboard instrument, intended to exhibit the player's technique.
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