Spelling with music notes

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Re: Spelling with music notes

Post by Timtin » Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:36 am

alpha wrote:
fredbucket wrote:
Arjuna wrote:The word isn't "Gcaefgbcdca" is it?
Close, but no cigar.

There are obviously seven unique letters in the word, but they are not the first seven letters of the alphabet...

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It appears to be the name of this website...
That has to be correct. Btw, it's impossible to find words
longer than 5 letters in alphabetical order - almost!
Going back to my chromatic 7 line stave for one moment,
the additional letters available (h,i,j,k,l) to spell composers
names means that we're not limited to Bach (which is a cheat
anyway, using h in the a to g range) - such composers as
the great C.D.Blake become available, including initials!
Blake Grand March.pdf
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Re: Spelling with music notes

Post by fredbucket » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:00 am

alpha wrote:It appears to be the name of this website...
It is.

Well done.

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Re: Spelling with music notes

Post by Arjuna » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:43 pm

Timtin wrote:Going off at a tangent slightly from the above discussion,
I wonder if anyone has ever invented a music system which
consists of the notes a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j,k,l where
a = A
b = A sharp
c = B
d = C
e = C sharp
f = D
g = D sharp
h = E
i = F
j = F sharp
k = G
l = G sharp.
This notation would remove the need for sharps and flats
completely but the standard stave would require 7 lines, not 5.
Double/triple sharps and double/triple flats would also be
replaced by just printing the required note on the appropriate
line or space on the 7 line stave.
Just an idea, but it would also greatly increase the number of
words available to make from the notes, along with its
other advantages over the current tired system.
I read about a system that used white notes to represent the white keys on a piano and black notes to represent the black keys. With system like this you could have twelve letters on only three staff lines. Of course you would need to find a new way to notate rhythm.
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Re: Spelling with music notes

Post by Timtin » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:51 pm

Interesting, and not very different from my own idea (which I still prefer)!
Going back to the original thrust of the thread, one could sing or play the following
sad story directly from the letters of the lyrics (music by Cage or Gade?!):-
Gee, a cafe fed aged deaf dad bad beef, caged egg, added cabbage - gagged, faded - dead!

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Re: Spelling with music notes

Post by sgambatiesque » Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:36 am

Timtin wrote: That has to be correct. Btw, it's impossible to find words
longer than 5 letters in alphabetical order - almost!
It CHILLS me to think that if one makes an EFFORT and BEGINS to look for such etymological BIJOUX on the FLOORS (avoiding the ADDERS and CHIMPS which one ABHORS), then if you're not too CHOOSY you'll find it's ALMOST too easy to ACCESS such words dropped by the ABBESS. Please ACCEPT this KNOTTY offering and do not BELLOW at my BLOOPS.

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Re: Spelling with music notes

Post by Timtin » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:02 am

I like it. Why not check out this link for more nonsense:-

http://www.rinkworks.com/words/oddities.shtml

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