Both transpositions of the whole tone scale are used together in Example 13, using all twelve tones within each measure. In the second measure, the voices exchange thematic content and sound at a new pitch level.Example 13: Sample Whole-tone Passages
The whole-tone scale is one of the all-combinatorial hexachords listed by Milton Babbitt. This hexachord combined with its solitary transposition produces an aggregate (all twelve pitch classes). See materials on pitch sets and twelve-tone composition for further details.