The Evolution of Musical Notation Research Paper by hicaliber

The Evolution of Musical Notation
A discussion regarding the evolution of musical notation, focusing specifically on classical versus jazz.
# 94567 | 1,045 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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A review of the history of musical notation, the way that musical compositions can be passed from one generation of performers to the next generation of performers. According to the paper, musical notation makes musical training both more diverse as well as more practical. This paper discusses the development of classical and jazz musical notation.

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Marsalis, Wynton. "On a slave's need for improvisation." From Jazz: A PBS documentary by Ken Burns.2001. Companion Website. [6 Jun 2006]
  • "Musical notation." Wikipedia. [6 Jun 2006]

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