Definition of Serial music

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

Exact synonyms: Serialism
Generic synonyms: Music
Specialized synonyms: 12-tone Music, 12-tone System, Twelve-tone Music, Twelve-tone System



Definition of Serial music

1. Noun. (music) music, especially from the 20th century, in which themes are based on a definite order of notes of an equal-tempered scale ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Serial Music

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serial commas
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serial file
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serial film changer
serial interval
serial intervals
serial key
serial keys
serial killer
serial killers
serial learning
serial murderer
serial music (current term)
serial number
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serial operation
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serial radiography
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serialisable
serialisation

Literary usage of Serial music

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Expertise in Design: Design Thinking Rresearh Symposium 6 by Yusuf Pisan, Nigel Cross, Ernest A. Edmonds (2003)
"GENERATIVE PROCESSES "Creative steps may be found in inventing a new structure, for example serial music ... the search for order is a fundamental attribute ..."

2. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1880)
"The poem has many of these soft utterances of the muse in her lighter moments, breathing of the serial music of ..."

3. Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1880)
"The poem has any of these soft utterances of the muse in her moments, breathing of the serial music of ..."

4. A Summer Visit to Ireland in 1846 by Theresa Cornwallis I. Whitby West, Frederic West (1847)
"... according to the elder Galilei, in proof of Ireland being the birthplace of the harp and its serial music.* " The instrument," according to his account, ..."

5. A Summer Visit to Ireland in 1846 by Theresa Cornwallis I. Whitby West, Frederic West (1847)
"... according to the elder Galilei, in proof of Ireland being the birthplace of the harp and its serial music.* " The instrument," according to his account, ..."

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