Definition of ricercare or ricercar (Merriam Webster):

1. Any of various usually keyboard musical forms especially of the 16th and 17th centuries in either quasi-improvisatory toccata style or strict polyphonic fugal style

2. Italian, from ricercare to seek again, seek out, from ri- re- (from Latin re-) + cercare to seek, from Late Latin circare to go about

Ricercare flyer by Sandrine Ferraro