dodecaphonism

dodecaphonism

[doh-dek-uh-fuh-niz-uhm, doh-di-kaf-uh-]
noun
musical composition using the 12-tone technique.
Also, dodecaphony [doh-dek-uh-foh-nee, doh-di-kaf-uh-nee] .


Origin:
1950–55; dodeca- + -phone + -ism

dodecaphonic [doh-dek-uh-fon-ik] , adjective
dodecaphonically, adverb
dodecaphonist, noun
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dodecaphonic (ˌdəʊdɛkəˈfɒnɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to the twelve-tone system of serial music
 
dodeca'phonism
 
n
 
dodeca'phony
 
n

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