atonalist


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a·ton·a·list

 (ā-tō′nə-lĭst)
n.
One who composes atonal music.
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atonalist

(eɪˈtəʊnəlɪst)
n
a composer who composes without knowingly or being aware of alluding to a particular tone or scale
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It goes without saying that Cage is an atonalist the fullest sense of the word.
These men wrote powerful and influential music, and they also form a spectrum of musical possibilities: Schoenberg, the often dissonant and forbidding atonalist; Stravinsky, who started as a Russian Romantic, turned neoprimitive, turned neoclassicist, and finally took up Schoenberg's technique after that rival was safely dead; Bartok, with his Hungarian folk accent and a style that embraced consonance and dissonance, tonality and atonality; and Webern, who made Sehoenberg's 12-tone system more systematic still.
There was also no piece of music, from medieval chansons to the most contemporary atonalist, that he didn't have in his vast collection of records and tapes.