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Day: July 22, 2016
How come there is only one written musical language for western music, when there are so many different spoken languages?
OP, your question appears to be about musical notation (written language), not about the language of music per se. Western musical notation developed out of Mensural notation , which in turn developed out of Neumatic notation. The Byzantine Notation system is an independent development of neumatic notation, used in the Greek church, which looks nothing […]