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How to Read Music

Some of the oldest-known written musical notation has been dated back to around 1250 B.C.  The image to the left is some of the oldest discovered musical notation: a stone found at Delphi containing two hymns to the Roman god, Apollo.  The musical notation is the line of occasional symbols found above the uninterrupted line of Greek lettering. Before a system of written music was developed, songs were passed down from generation to generation by ear - younger generations learned... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, July 4, 2014