Definition of tonally in US English:



  • See tonal

    • ‘The string playing was sinewy, and tonally integrated, a lovely sound which would not disgrace a professional orchestra; particularly pleasing, bearing in mind that this one includes even first year students.’
    • ‘This is an aspect that sometimes I miss in Mahler performances and it matters greatly, because Mahler's music is sometimes tonally anchored and sometimes tonally disorientated.’
    • ‘Wistful, peaceful, tonally rich, the music is perfect calming therapy.’
    • ‘The Reeve, the Shipman, and the Merchant's Tales are in a similar vein, although tonally they are all quite different.’
    • ‘I've always been frustrated by the ending we saw in the cinema, which strikes me as tonally appropriate, but utterly unconvincing.’