Dodecaphony vs Dodecaphonist - What's the difference?

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In music|lang=en terms the difference between dodecaphony and dodecaphonist

is that dodecaphony is (music) literally 12-tone music, composition technique in which the composer uses all 12 tones of the chromatic scale to compose a piece, in such a way that they are "equal", in the sense that there is no tonic, no dominant, no major or minor keys, no distinction between harmony and dissonance in strict dodecaphony, as defined by arnold schönberg, a theme must contain all 12 tones and repeat none of them while dodecaphonist is (music) a practicioner or proponent of dodecaphony, ie use of the dodecaphonic musical scale, which has twelve tones per octave.

As nouns the difference between dodecaphony and dodecaphonist

is that dodecaphony is (music) literally 12-tone music, composition technique in which the composer uses all 12 tones of the chromatic scale to compose a piece, in such a way that they are "equal", in the sense that there is no tonic, no dominant, no major or minor keys, no distinction between harmony and dissonance in strict dodecaphony, as defined by arnold schönberg, a theme must contain all 12 tones and repeat none of them while dodecaphonist is (music) a practicioner or proponent of dodecaphony, ie use of the dodecaphonic musical scale, which has twelve tones per octave.

dodecaphony

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Noun

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  • (music) Literally 12-tone music, composition technique in which the composer uses all 12 tones of the chromatic scale to compose a piece, in such a way that they are "equal", in the sense that there is no tonic, no dominant, no major or minor keys, no distinction between harmony and dissonance. In strict dodecaphony, as defined by Arnold Schönberg, a theme must contain all 12 tones and repeat none of them.
  • See also

    * (Twelve-tone technique)

    dodecaphonist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (music) A practicioner or proponent of dodecaphony, i.e. use of the dodecaphonic musical scale, which has twelve tones per octave
  • :''The pioneering Austrian composer Arnold Schönberg was the leading dodecaphonist .