[ 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.

Origin of tonalist

First recorded in 1900–05; tonal + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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