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Definition of "musical notation" [musical notation]

  • A system which represents aurally perceived music, through the use of written symbols. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "musical notation" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "American, Swedish, Russian, Turkish, Latin, Sanskrit and Old Church Slavic, and with algebraic symbols, chemical formulæ, musical notation and the signs of the Zodiac ...."