tone cluster

noun

Definition of tone cluster

: a combination of musical tones sounded together each of which is a scale degree apart from one or two neighboring tones in the group C-D-E struck simultaneously are a tone cluster

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“Tone cluster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tone%20cluster. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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