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Wrap up Week 1

Congratulations, with this step you reached the end of the first week!

You did a great job trying to understand the complex theoretical basics of early musical notation, discovering how copies of musical notation were made in the past and exploring your first neumes.

In the following week, you will have the chance to deepen your analysis of the earliest manifestations of musical notation in the Middle Ages starting with neumes and proceeding to square notation.

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From Ink to Sound: Decoding Musical Manuscripts

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