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- n. A system which represents aurally perceived music, through the use of written symbols.
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- n. (music) notation used by musicians
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Through the early melodists, or Syriac liturgical poets, this musical notation may reach back to the ancient liturgical chant of the Jews.
In addition to standard musical notation they included drawings of pans and hammers, light-bulbs, bells, a pistol.
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