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- another term for twelve-note
- ‘The composer began as a Schoenberg disciple and produced a lovely piano concerto in the dodecaphonic style.’
- ‘One thinks of Bloch's music as having a distinctive voice, despite a fairly wide range of idiom - from neo-Romantic to neoclassical to dodecaphonic to something entirely individual.’
- ‘The liner notes make a big deal of the fact that some of the music of the finale follows dodecaphonic practice.’
- ‘I studied the piece from a dodecaphonic, serial point of view, which yields some remarkable insights into the work, but I don't think such an exclusive adherence necessary.’
- ‘Fifty-five years after his death, Anton Webern still leads listeners through a musical underworld where even dodecaphonic and atonal rules simply don't apply.’
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