Unformatted text preview: be played and which should be omitted. The composer can also write what chord to play above the tablature. A disadvantage is that a player may not recognize the notation, however, the tablature below can still tell him what to play. An advantage of cipher notation is that it may be simpler for some people to understand, since numbers denote the melody. A disadvantage is that cipher uses Japanese characters, which not everyone is familiar with. 1. Is music an “invention” of humanity? 2. What function(s) does music serve in society today?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BMGT 381 taught by Professor Dawson during the Spring '10 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.
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