How many songs do you know by heart? We're guessing there are probably a few pop earworms that have made their way into your brain forever, but what about Gregorian chants? Those are a little less catchy. To make sure those ancient hits weren't forgotten, an 11th-century Benedictine monk invented a notation system for memorizing songs — and you heard Julie Andrews sing his work in "The Sound of Music."
Notes on a Monastery
Ut, a Deer?
Written by Reuben Westmaas March 19, 2018
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