diatonicism

noun
di·a·ton·i·cism | \ ˌdīəˈtänəˌsizəm \
variants: or less commonly diatonism \ˈdīəˌtäˌnizəm, dīˈatəˌn- \
plural -s

Definition of diatonicism 

1 : the quality or state of being diatonic

2 : the use of diatonic harmony contrasted with chromaticism

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