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transposition (plural transpositions)
- The act or process of transposing or interchanging.
- (music) A shift of a piece of music to a different musical key by adjusting all the notes of the work equally either up or down in pitch.
- (chess) A sequence of moves resulting in a position that may also be reached by another, more common sequence.
shift of a piece of music to a different musical key
- DeLone et. al. (Eds.) (1975). Aspects of Twentieth-Century Music. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0130493465, Ch. 6.
transposition f (plural transpositions)