diatonicism

[ dahy-uh-ton-uh-siz-uhm ]

noun
  1. the use of diatonic harmony; composition in a diatonic idiom.

Origin of diatonicism

1
First recorded in 1930–35; diatonic + -ism

Words Nearby diatonicism

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