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  • n. music, especially from the 20th century, in which themes are based on a definite order of notes of an equal-tempered scale

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition


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