Definition of Musical notation

1. Noun. (music) notation used by musicians.

Definition of Musical notation

1. Noun. (music) A system which represents aurally perceived music, through the use of written symbols. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musical Notation

musical boxes
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musical drama
musical genre
musical group
musical harmony
musical instrument
musical instrument digital interface
musical instruments
musical interval
musical intervals
musical mode
musical murmur
musical notation (current term)
musical note
musical octave
musical organisation
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musical perception
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musical rhythm
musical saw
musical saws
musical scale
musical scales
musical score

Literary usage of Musical notation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Music—Continued Notation Sec musical notation Psychology Psychology of esthetic experience In music. MF Washburn. Nat Educ Assn 1916:600-6 Study and ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Besides this, they were practically unwritable, and they provided no adequate means of musical notation. Fortunately, when the various line-types were found ..."

3. Famous Composers and Their Works by Philip Hale, Louis Charles Elson (1900)
"THE EVOLUTION OF musical notation BY LOUIS C. ELSON ;N the Middle Ages it was customary for every scholar to write his works in Latin; and this language was ..."

4. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"... —Sappho—Cultivation of Song—Greek musical notation—The Enharmonic Genus—Olympus and the Phrygian School of Flute-playing—Stringed Instruments in Use in ..."

5. Christian Archaeology by Charles Wesley Bennett (1888)
"Their musical notation was, therefore, most involved and perplexing. ... They had, indeed, rejected the complex musical notation of the Greeks, ..."

6. Church Music in America: Comprising Its History and Its Peculiarities at by Nathaniel Duren Gould (1853)
"The progress of musical notation, from the time of Gregory the Great, may be explained in a few words. Gregory's method was the very simple one of writing ..."

7. Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Music by William Smythe Babcock Mathews, Emil Liebling (1896)
"SUMMARY OF musical notation. In writing a piece of music which he has imagined ... Hence a clear understanding of these parts of musical notation is of the ..."

8. Animal Mechanism: A Treatise on Terrestrial and Aerial Locomotion by Etienne-Jules Marey (1890)
"... the paces studied by means of the ear—Insufficiency of language to express these rhythms—musical notation —Notation of the amble, of the walking pace, ..."

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