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Old 2005-06-26, 01:16
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Western music notation started with the Gregorian chart. It was notated in fairly inaccurate lines, dashes & squiggles called neumes. They were really only useful for brushing up and remembering already learned songs.
After tyhat, Guido Monaco used a thin red line to notate music more accurately, and added other lines to make it even more so. This is the beginning of music notation. It develpoed from those roots.
Also, scales were not known of in those times-everything was modal.
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