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2014-07-24 16:24:59

MONTPELIER, Vt., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- August 4-10 will be a music-filled week at Vermont College of Fine Arts as the MFA in Music Composition welcomes students and faculty to the summer residency. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130244 In addition to a full line-up of concerts of student music performed by world class musicians, the MFA in Music Composition welcomes special guests George S. Clinton, Grammy and Emmy nominated film scoring composer...

2014-01-02 16:22:52

Worldwide Education in 77 Countries Leads to Ashford University Degree ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With 32 years in the Air Force, two decades in law enforcement, and a high-profile position in the Department of Homeland Security, Erick Stone, 50, was able to earn Ashford University college credit for his experience-based learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) Before enrolling in Ashford University's online program, Stone's formal...


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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