Roman Music

Roman Music

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Roman music is a bit of a mystery in that we have no record of the music as such. Musical notation was at best simple and very little evidence has reached us – certainly none which we can make use of to reproduce the melodies they may have loved. If Roman notation was borrowed from the Greek then we can imagine a set of letters to denote tones with notation above them to give an idea of duration.

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