What does 12-tone music mean?

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  1. twelve-tone music, 12-tone music, twelve-tone system, 12-tone system(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)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 12-tone music in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 12-tone music in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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