Definition of Tonalities

1. Noun. (plural of tonality) ¹



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Definition of Tonalities

1. tonality [n] - See also: tonality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonalities

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Literary usage of Tonalities

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The flat tonalities having been preferred for military music since the beginning of the I9th century the pitch of each variety of trombones has been raised ..."

2. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"... of their landscapes with their unreal tonalities, the decorative sumptuousness of the brocade, velvet and gold costumes, the flesh colour of the faces, ..."

3. Trouvères and Troubadours: A Popular Treatise by Pierre Aubry (1914)
"I. THE OLD tonalities AND THE FIRST STEPS IN MODERN TONALITY Secular musicians of the time still clung to the very ancient theory of ecclesiastical ..."

4. Music and Musicians by Albert Lavignac (1903)
"... that is to say, touching the intermediate tonalities which are nearly related among themselves, 1 The system of the equivocal chord is based, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"For this illustration of the use of pistons, we have taken a tenor trombone in B|^: the flat tonalities having been preferred for military music since, ..."

6. Music (1902)
"Is it possible that Mr. Strauss desired, through the association of tonalities so remote and foreign the one to the other, to mark the contrast between the ..."

7. Education Through Music by Charles Hubert Farnsworth (1909)
"To them each tonic has two aspects or tonalities—the major and the minor—and the nature of a tonic is not thoroughly understood unless these two tonalities ..."

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