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musical notation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n musical notation (music) notation used by musicians
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Usage

In literature:

The musical notation of an infirmity is repugnant to us.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Together with a Complete Treatise on the Principles of Musical Notation.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, Number 60, October 1862" by Various
Musical notation is improved.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
When the voices split up into parts, it is so notated in the music.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
They have no system of musical notation.
"Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic" by Sidney L. Gulick
Musical notation, Rousseau's, i.
"Rousseau" by John Morley
The music was the sol-fa notation.
"The Book of Missionary Heroes" by Basil Mathews
This same period saw the inception of our present system of musical notation.
"The Evolution of Love" by Emil Lucka
So of our musical notation.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878" by Various
The notation of harp music is essentially like that of piano music.
"Music Notation and Terminology" by Karl W. Gehrkens
THE CHANGES IN MUSICAL NOTATION.
"A Popular History of the Art of Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Experimental attempts to indicate variations of pitch by our common musical notation are given by Verrier.
"The Principles of English Versification" by Paull Franklin Baum
Music became more elaborate, and the present system of notation was adopted.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Books were scarce in those days, and musical notation defective.
"St. Gregory and the Gregorian Music" by E. G. P. Wyatt
Neither words nor musical notation can describe it recognizably.
"What Bird is That?" by Frank M. Chapman
Pianoforte music, notation of, 186, 187.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker
Musical notation, as we know it to-day, is a comparatively modern invention.
"A Short History of English Music" by Ernest Ford
It would be beyond the scope of this essay to discuss the date of the Greek musical notation.
"The Modes of Ancient Greek Music" by David Binning Monro
Have the people some kind of musical notation?
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)" by Carl Engel
Invention of Musical Notation and Measure of Time.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume II (of 2)" by Carl Engel
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In news:

You will find the text and musical notation for each item in PDF format.
Music Notation Essentials Distributed by Alfred Music Publishing.
When the rules of music notation allow, syncopated rhythms can be indicated with dotted notes instead of ties, as demonstrated in FIGURE 4.
Award-winning music notation software developer Notion Music has announced the release of Notion 4.0 notation software.
The sights and sounds of Italy offer more inspiration than any score or treatise—they provide clues about the spirit of the music, where words and musical notation fall miserably short.
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In science:

Western musical notation is a logarithmic frequency scale instead of a linear one.
Music in Terms of Science
When notating music, composers have traditionally used Italian words such as “forte” (or “f ”) for loud and “piano” (or “p”) for soft, to indicate dynamics.
Music in Terms of Science
Yet musical performance also takes creativity of the performer, because the music notations on score sheet cannot tell everything precisely.
Music in Terms of Science
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