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Related to Extended tonality: chromaticism, atonality, twelve-tone, serialism
  • noun

Synonyms for tonality

a sound of distinct pitch and quality

Synonyms for tonality

any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

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Neither facile judgment can stand up to Daverio's careful identification of many compelling and visionary aspects of these pieces, including a kind of extended tonality (using diatonicism rather than chromaticism) in the first.
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