Definition of tone cluster in English:

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tone cluster

noun

Another term for note cluster.
Example sentences
  • A brief middle section contains off-beat strumming, while tone clusters finally give way to richly-scored harmonic passagework.
  • It also sounds heavily dissonant due to tone clusters and many tritones.
  • Unusual techniques abound but these performers careen through the tone clusters and microtonal brambles like dancers through dense forests.

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Syllabification: tone clus·ter

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