Category Archives: Staff Notations

Fault Tolerant Notation

Fault Tolerant Notation C.J. Wang LTN is a high fault tolerant notation as shown below.  As long as tails are in a space, they are the second notes in the space. As long as tails on a line, they are … Continue reading

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Little Tadpole Notation (LTN)

Little Tadpole Notation (LTN) C.J. Wang Description Little Tadpole Notation (LTN) is a variant of Down Up Notation (DUN). The little tadpole notehead is my own original work. Each line or space has two notes. The first note uses the normal … Continue reading

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New Accidental Symbols

New Accidental Symbols for Traditional Notation C.J. Wang Description The new symbols for Traditional Notation make it more possible to explicitly mark each note without affecting its neat looking. Moreover, the symbols can be easily hand added to existing sheet … Continue reading

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One+Two Notation (1+2)

One+Two Notation (1+2) C.J. Wang Description One+Two Notation (1+2) is a variant of Down Up Notation (DUN). The nose notehead is my own original work. 1+2 overcomes four disadvantages of Black White Notation (BWN): 1) BWN does not have a fully … Continue reading

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Dot Notation (.N)

Dot Notation (.N) C.J. Wang Description Dot Notation (.N) is a variant of Down Up Notation (DUN). The dot notehead is my own original work. Pitch Duration

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Down Up Notation (DUN)

Down Up Notation (DUN) C.J. Wang Description Down Up Notation (DUN) is a variant of Black White Notation (BWN). DUN was also influenced by Express Stave (John Keller). Pitch Duration

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Black White Notation (BWN)

Black White Notation (BWN) C.J. Wang Description Black White Notation (BWN) is an alternative music notation system that is easier to read and learn. BWN was influenced by several other alternative notation systems, which are posted at The Music Notation Project. It … Continue reading

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