Definition of Twelve-tone music
1. Noun. 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).
Generic synonyms: Serial Music, Serialism
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Literary usage of Twelve-tone music
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1. Waiter, There's a Horse in My Wine: A Treasury of Entertainment, Exploration by Jennifer "Chotzi" Rosen (2005)
"To appreciate conceptual art or twelve-tone music, you've got to override your instincts and sneak a peek at what the other guy is doing. ..."