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General News Archive - April 21, 2004

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If anyone was hoping for a wardrobe malfunction Wednesday during the Country Music Television Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, Dolly Parton aimed to disappoint.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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