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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the framework for a piece of music.

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  • EMM has something similar, called tonality detection.
  • Over use of this process leads to a 'piping' kind of tonality called 'the Cousteau Effect' in the trade.
  • His "tonality" measure for Kerry began to move up sharply just after Kerry gave a speech Sept. 20, outlining a four-point plan on Iraq.
  • Plus whatever you listen to needs to have a particular kind of tonality to compensate for the low bass rumble of the engines. for more
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