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  • noun Plural form of atonality.


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  • The songs also exude a real people vibe with atonalities and singers belting strained notes slightly off-key -- the way you might hear them at a friend's birthday party -- but there's still a real drive to the music and accompanying lyrics.

    Chris Kompanek: On the Culture Front: When America Doesn't Have Talent: The Story of the Shaggs

  • Hearing the mathematical atonalities of Modernist music, seeing the geometric abstractions of Modernist architecture, we might be forgiven for thinking that Modernism is merely Rationalism by another name, implacably opposed to the Romantic.

    The Eternal Moment of Modernity

  • The quaint atonalities of progressive jazz and the childishly frantic rhythms of "cool sounds" were somehow soothing and reassuring in their reminder of a simple heritage from a simpler age.

    This Crowded Earth


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