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Tonality in Music?
Tonalis?
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'Tonalis' - say what? 

Had this word pop up in the Klezmer Modes article by Josh Horowitz & I drew a blank. 

Got to thinking maybe I really don't understand what 'Tonality' is.  Really hate getting sidetracked, but this seemed important.  

So, think I found a good source if, like me, you want to understand more. 😁 

What is Tonality in Music - And Why Does it Matter?

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yes...the last note is a very strong indication of tonic or mode. along with where "home" feels like...for instance say a tune has a key signature of D but that A note just feels like home or resolved  ...especially ending phrase ( speaking trad )... good hint tune may be A mixolydian.  hmm an A scale with a flat G note..whats up with that 🤔 

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I understand that, but 'tonalis' threw me for a loop... 🤬 using big words on me. (lol) 

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those are what you have to trim when you put on the ol flip flops for a lake/beach run.. duh..come on 😂

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