What does polytonality mean?

Definitions for polytonalityˌpɒl i toʊˈnæl ɪ ti; -ˈtoʊn lˌɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polytonality, polytonalism(noun)

    music that uses two or more different keys at the same time


  1. polytonality(Noun)

    The use of multiple keys in the same composition, especially by multiple instruments at the same time


  1. Polytonality

    Polytonality is the musical use of more than one key simultaneously. Bitonality is the use of only two different keys at the same time. Polyvalence is the use of more than one harmonic function, from the same key, at the same time. Some examples of bitonality superimpose fully harmonized sections of music in different keys.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polytonality in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polytonality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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