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Musical Notation

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Connected Sites

  • Abbey of St Gall: Codex St Gall is among the earliest examples of Western neumatic notation.
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi: The Delphic Hymns are among the only musical fragments that survived from Ancient Greece (in Greek letter notation)
  • Ferrara: Pomposa Abbey is where Guido d'Arezzo invented the staff notation.
  • Mount Athos: Its library has several significant manuscripts in the Byzantine notation.


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