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Music designating or of a system or technique of serial composition, developed by Arnold Schnberg, in which the twelve tones of the chromatic scale are arranged into some arbitrary, fixed succession (tone row) which then forms a basis for development
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Relating to, consisting of, or based on an arrangement of the 12 chromatic tones.