tiento

noun
tien·to | \tēˈen‧(ˌ)tō\
plural -s

Definition of tiento 

: a 16th century Spanish pipe-organ composition having strict imitative counterpoint and resembling the ricercar

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History and Etymology for tiento

Spanish, literally, touch, from tentar

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