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1. 12-tone music, 12-tone system, twelve-tone music, twelve-tone system

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)

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University