[ tohn-l-ist ]
/ ˈtoʊn l ɪst /
a person who works with or uses tonality, especially one who uses traditional tonality rather than atonality in composing music.
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Tonalist, with his fresh legs, surged past Commissioner to take the race by a nose.Why California Chrome’s Fairy Tale Didn’t End Happily Ever After|Michael Fensom|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST