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tonality

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noun to·nal·i·ty \tō-ˈna-lə-tē\

Definition of tonality

plural

tonalities

  1. 1 :  tonal quality

  2. 2a :  key 7b :  the organization of all the tones and harmonies of a piece of music in relation to a tonic

  3. 3 :  the arrangement or interrelation of the tones of a work of visual art



1838

First Known Use of tonality

1838


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