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Seven Guidonian hands, and one Guidonian foot

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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GUIDONIAN HAND.  Guidonian Hand developed by Guido d'Arezzo (c991-1050) to teach singers to read music.

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The Guidonian hand - Guido of Arezzos device for showing the notes of the scale ( Italian theorist , music teacher and Benedictine monk , b c . 991-d after 1033 ) .  The dotted line shows the order in which the notes are to be read .


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