From: Behnam (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 01 2009 - 13:06:32 CST
To give you a vague idea (as vague as mine) imagine the black keys on
the piano are joined to the white keys (half tones) and quarter tones
on top of it.
On 1-Feb-09, at 1:34 PM, Hans Aberg wrote:
> On 1 Feb 2009, at 18:19, Rick McGowan wrote:
>>> From what I could see in the code charts, the Persian musical
>>> accidentals koron and sori are not added to Unicode (right?). Are
>>> they planned to be added?
>> They are not on anyone's list to add, as far as I know. If you
>> have enough information to make a proposal, please feel free to
>> propose them.
> I don't know enough about them to make such a proposal, but they
> are used in Persian music. And it turns out to be problem on the
> LilyPond list not having the glyphs in a Unicode font.
> I know them from the thesis by Hormoz Farhat, "The Dastgāh Concept
> in Persian Music", which says Ali Naqi Vaziri devised them for use
> in E24 (24-ET, 24 equal temperament). But they are now used to
> indicate Persian style intermediate pitches, not tied to any
> particular tuning (though Farhat's values suggest traditional music
> uses Pythagorean tuning, for practical music purposes the same as
> This page
> shows what they look like:<koron.gif><sori.gif>
> Namely, as a horizontally mirrored flat with the loop (resp. a
> sharp with the two horizontal lines) changed to a >.
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