Musical Numbers

Musical Numbers

C.J. Wang

Description

Twelve musical numbers are created due to the fact that the normal single digit (0-9) can only express 10 pitches. Music deserves to have its own numbers to express 12 pitches.

Pitch

Instead of using 0-9, %, and !, new digits are made so that they look alike with each other. It is easy to learn these new numbers.

The following figure helps to understand how the numbers (4-11) are composed of: adding group number to base numbers (0-3).

An alternative arrangement can be:

Duration

The little circle denotes a double duration, which is my own idea.

Register

A sample

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