Recent Examples of toccata from the Web
The sun in my eyes and the beauty of the toccata threw me back to a time when there was no light in my life, despite the brightest sun shining in Tehran’s sky.
In short, in Carroccia’s hands Hamelin’s toccata seemed a work of art, not an exercise.
Then came a virtuosic performance of Hamelin’s toccata that seemed somehow kind of menacing.
On Easter Sunday last month, a nut fell off one of the rods leading to a pipe for a low F, a crucial note for a coming toccata.
The finale starts with a motoric toccata that could have come from Bartók, then moves on to imitate an Irish jig, before adding a bit of boogie-woogie; the suave opening of the work draws from the luxe urbanity of Poulenc.
During an early scene in the film, Blanca entertains the guests with a performance of a sprightly toccata by the 18th-century composer Paradisi.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'toccata.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
TOCCATA Defined for English Language Learners
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up toccata? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).