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Western discipline, historical timeline.
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Diastematic notation, often using horizontal lines, and increasingly using a clef to fix the position of the semitone
Credits:
Diagram adapted from
Bruno Stäblein, Schriftbild der Einstimmigen Musik, (Leipzig: VEB Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1975), p.27.
Computer-graphic design by Barry Ng and Louis W. G. Barton.


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