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2010-12-07 05:00:00

SANTO STEFANO BELBO, Italy, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MARTINI Asti, the world's favorite Italian sparkling wine, sustains a nearly 150-year-old business through innovation and a passion for keeping Italian traditions alive. To view the multimedia assets associated with this news release, please select: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/martini-asti/47517/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM11709) On the steep hills in the heart of the Asti region of Northwest...


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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