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2008-09-22 06:00:22

By Brian Mansfield Let him Serenade you: In the tradition of Dashboard Confessional and Five for Fighting, Secondhand Serenade disguises a singer/songwriter with a project name. That's to get people to "focus more on the music than the person," says John Vesely, 26, whose emotional, piano-driven ballad Fall for You is No. 7 on USA TODAY's top 40 airplay chart. "With those singer/songwriter, here's-my-name things, attention circulates around that person and who they are, not what the music's...


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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