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Definition of the noun atonality
What does atonality mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: atonalities
- the absence of a key; alternative to the diatonic system
Alternative definition of the noun atonality
- [uncountable, music] A style of music that is written without a key.
- [countable, music] A passage written without a key.
"Atonality" is a musical single of E'm～grief～.
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Atonality is the analogue of this failure and its concomitant emotional distress.29 Carpenter seeks to illustrate that Erwartung is a work about memory, another reiteration of Adorno's characterization of the work as a psychological " seismograph ...
Migration and Literature (2008)
Günter Grass, Milan Kundera, Salman Rushdie, and Jan Kjærstad by S. Frank
The atonality is an effect of the interdependence and overlapping of locally inflected literary experiences across national borders, just as it is an ...
The Sacred Neuron (2007)
Discovering the Extraordinary Links Between Science and Religion by John W. Bowker
Atonality is a step in the direction of the kind of elite privacy explored by Derrida ( p 53). Innovation, however, does not depend on privacy of the restricted kind that seemed inevitable during the twentieth century. Thus Rosen commented on the ...
From the Standpoint of the Director by Vania Batchvarova
Atonality is a musical ...
On Louis Simpson (1988)
Depths Beyond Happiness by Hank Lazer
Atonality is a convention: the imitators of Webern are as dull as the severe American imitators of Ezra Pound and ...
Douglas Moore (2011)
A Bio-bibliography by Jerry L. McBride
“Atonality is a little like the Roosevelt administration. The believers are pontifical, the non-believers almost apoplectic.” Moore believes that “a system of musical axioms can never be established in theory until it has been demonstrated in ...
by Ethan Haimo
We can start by picking up where Schoenberg left off, with the recognition that atonality is a negative term. By its literal meaning, it seems to suggest that the one significant feature of an atonal composition is that it is not tonal. But precisely ...
Constructive Dissonance (1997)
Arnold Schoenberg and the Transformations of Twentieth-century Culture by Juliane Brand, Christopher Hailey
Atonality. Ethan Haimo Seen from the vantage point of the 1990s, the birth of atonality is an accomplished and inarguable fact, one of the most significant events in the history of Western music. Placed as we are in time — after this complete ...
by Richard Kostelanetz
Atonality is a state of the musical material brought about through a general historical development. The 12-tone technique is a.
Selected Essays & Readings (2003)
On the Origin of Music by Robert Fink
Atonality is a musical system that avoids creating a feeling.
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
Although harmonicallyabstract, Coleman's music was based in the blues; indeedthe atonality of freejazzhad precedents in theshouts or fieldhollers oftheearly blues worksongs. Free jazzand modaljazz are closely related. Thelack of a defined ...
by Paul Zollo
animality artificiality asexuality atonality banality bestiality bilaterality bipotentiality bisexuality brutality carnality causality centrality collegiality commonality commonalty conditionality confidentiality congeniality constitutionality conventionality ...
by Dr. Stanford Felix
Some ofthese styles include serial music, atonality, expressionism, neoclassicism, musique concrète, and aleatory and electronic music.
by L. C. Harnsberger
IMPORTANT ITEMS: Compositions incorporate polytonality, atonality and quarter-tone.
Dictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)
Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing
atonality n. a•tone v. To give satisfaction; to make amends; to pay an emotional, moral, or ethical debt. a•tone•ment n. Amends for an injury or a wrongdoing; the reconciliation between God and man. a•top prep. On the top ...
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Video shows what atonality means. A style of music that is written without a key.. A passage written without a key.. Atonality Meaning. How to pronounce ...
Scrabble value of A1T1O1N1A1L1I1T1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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