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)
The numerical value of 12-tone system in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of 12-tone system in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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