Pictographic Score Notation: A Compendium

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Author: Gardner Read
Publisher: Greenwood
Genre: Art > Music
Pages: 296
Language: english
Year: 1998
ISBN 10: 0313304696
ISBN 13: 9780313304699
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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This text provides the first comprehensive examination of pictographic notation. Pictographic musical notation represents the relevant instruments themselves rendered visually rather than verbally. Used most extensively in contemporary publications between the 1950s and 1980s, its popularity has waned in recent...