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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

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  • All right, so why did you break away from serialism?
  • Is serialism or minimalism a bigger break with the past?
  • Schoenberg made atonality and serialism seem attractive and logical.
  • The emphasis is on Webern's influence in America — serialism, pointillism, miniaturism. for more
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