tonal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “tonal” in the English Dictionary

"tonal" in British English

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uk   /ˈtəʊ.nəl/  us   /ˈtoʊ-/ specialized

tonal adjective (MUSICAL QUALITY)

relating to the ​quality of ​sound of a ​musicalinstrument or ​singingvoice

tonal adjective (MUSICAL NOTES)

Tonal ​music is ​music that is ​based on major and minor keys.
(Definition of tonal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tonal" in American English

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tonaladjective [not gradable]

music organizedbased a ​particularnote and the ​relationship of other ​notes to it
(Definition of tonal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tonal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 音质, 音色…
in Chinese (Traditional) 音質, 音色…
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