tone colour

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tone colour

n
(Music, other) the quality of a musical sound that is conditioned or distinguished by the upper partials or overtones present in it. Often shortened to: tone See also timbre2
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The trends for this year include metallic and jewel tone colours. Here's some products to ensure you're party season ready.
The TVS Phoenix will now be available in an 'Alpine White' paint scheme with red livery, while the Apache RTR 160 will come in five single tone colours -- white, black, red, yellow and titanium grey -- along with trademark Apache graphics.
Yet here it all made glorious sense, with Rizzi using its rhythmic mot ives and instrumental tone colours to build up forward motion.