Synonyms and Antonyms for tone system

1. tone system (n.)

the system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language

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2. twelve-tone system (n.)

a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

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3. 12-tone system (n.)

a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row)

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