Pronunciation: (myOO'zi-ku fik'tu; Lat. mOO'si-kä" fik'tä), [key]
the use of chromatically altered tones in the contrapuntal music of the 10th to the 16th centuries. Also,mu'si•ca fal'saPronunciation: (myOO'zi-ku fôl'su; Lat. mOO'si-kä" fäl'sä). [key]
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