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Unicode Technical Note #20

Byzantine Musical Notation

Version 2
Authors Nick Nicholas
Date March 1, 2006
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This note documents the practice of Byzantine Musical Notation in its various forms, as an aid for implementers using its Unicode encoding. The note contains a good deal of background information on Byzantine musical theory, some of which is not readily available in English; this helps to make sense of why the notation is the way it is. The document is a 11.4 MB PDF, and is 74 pages long.


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The body of this note is contained in the file "byznotation.1.1.pdf".