Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The use of microtones in music.


microtonal +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)


  • Solo singer/keyboardist Berkson is an absorbing one-off – touching on Jewish liturgical music (she's also a cantor), standards jazz tempered by Schoenbergian melody, Debussy, Charles Ives and the microtonalism she learned at the New England Conservatory with the late Joe Maneri.

    Judith Berkson: Oylam


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.