Figurenotes Notation

Thinking about graphic scores is reconnecting me to the Figurenotes Notation system which is based on colour and shape.

Figurenotes is a notation system, devised and developed by Finish musicians Kaarlo Uusitalo and Markku Kaikkonen, that uses colour and shape to express what musical notes to play and for how long to play them. Drake Music Scotland has been exploring the possibilities of this system and has produced an extremely useful introduction to Figurenotes which can be found at the following link:


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