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As suspected by alephzero, the word "tono" (in Spanish) or "tom" (in Portuguese) refers in this context to the "church modes", i.e. the Gregorian modes of the plainchant tradition. In The Evolution of Organ Music in the 17th Century: A Study of European Styles, John R. Shannon describes Musical Flowers for keyboard instrument and harp, the chef d'ouvre of ...
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