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2012-08-21 22:17:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s long been an interesting relationship with technological advances and the young. For instance, many people have treasured memories of gathering around a radio for entertainment and news. Others can recall spending hours at their local record store, searching for new music. The faster technology advances, the shorter amount of time it has to stick with a generation. Therefore, while the Internet is still relatively...


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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