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Definition and background:

using two keys simultaneously. Bitonality originated from the use of modes rather than normal scales. Common in pre-baroque, folk-derived, and more modern music

For more information on the music term "Bitonality" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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