Day: July 22, 2016

How come there is only one written musical language for western music, when there are so many different spoken languages?

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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 […]