A Layman’s Intro to Western Classical Music

Rehearsal of the Pasdeloup Orchestra at the Cirque d'Hiver - John Singer Sargent on Classical Music

Around a millennium ago, monks and priests started taking record of the immense catalog of chants they were composing. They came up with a notation system to help others learn the music faster: Music Sheets. This system allows for keeping track of more elaborate ideas, that would have been possible relying on the human brain alone. Consequently, these sheets gave way to the growth of a much more extensive and complex music all the way to Classical music.

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