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Interesting article

IT begins.

To the untrained eye, they seem no more than random scratches cut into the wood - a beautiful, but meaningless, addition by a talented artist to his masterpiece.
But the mysterious markings circling this Renaissance figure, which has spent nearly five centuries peering down from the King's Bedroom at Stirling Castle, are more than that.
In fact, they offer a fascinating glimpse into our little-known musical past. The markings take the form of straight incisions alternating with circles, which look like ones and noughts.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...solved-Da-Tinkey-Code.html#ixzz0PsaKk0PM


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Thanks, Mrs.A! wow That was fascinating. I'm sending that link to all my students in my psych of music class. smile

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This is a gem!

Thanks so much for posting it!

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Thanks! I sent it to my kids - two musicians and a computer geek.


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Music and art appreciation in one. Wow! Thanks for this post.

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Very nice! Thanks for posting!


"Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here!" J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 1997.

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