tone row

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tone row

 (rō)
n. Music
An ordering of notes employing all 12 pitches of the chromatic scale.
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tone row

or

tone series

n
(Classical Music) music a group of notes having a characteristic pattern or order that forms the basis of the musical material in a serial composition, esp one consisting of the twelve notes of the chromatic scale. Also called: note row See also serialism, twelve-tone
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twelve′-tone` row′

(roʊ)
n.
the 12 chromatic tones of the octave arranged by a composer in a particular sequence and used more or less as the fixed melodic and harmonic basis for a piece.
[1940–45]
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Translations

tone row

, tone series (US)
n (twelve-tone music) → Reihe f
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