Meaning of tonality
Pronunciation: (tō-nal'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- the sum of relations, melodic and harmonic, existing between the tones of a scale or musical system.
- a particular scale or system of tones; a key.
- (in painting, graphics, etc.) the system of tones or tints, or the color scheme, of a picture.
- the quality of tones.
- tonality (Thesaurus)