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 Since the translator was English, I have also taken the liberty to update some of the musical vocabulary to make the text more readable by American audiences. For instance, if you see a reference to a crotchet ((quarter note)) or semibreve ((whole note)), I have added footnotes (as demonstrated here) that provide the American musical equivalent. Since the translator was English, I have also taken the liberty to update some of the musical vocabulary to make the text more readable by American audiences. For instance, if you see a reference to a crotchet ((quarter note)) or semibreve ((whole note)), I have added footnotes (as demonstrated here) that provide the American musical equivalent.
  
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 **Updated musical examples**: Here's the fun part. There are 580 musical examples in this book, many of which would thoroughly confound 21st Century music students. The simple reason for this is that nearly all of them utilize an alto clef, a tenor clef, or both. Rarely have I encountered a student who could comfortably sight-read a four-part musical example containing four different clefs: //treble//, //alto//, //tenor//, and //bass//. For better or worse (probably worse), this is a skill that has been lost over the centuries. **Updated musical examples**: Here's the fun part. There are 580 musical examples in this book, many of which would thoroughly confound 21st Century music students. The simple reason for this is that nearly all of them utilize an alto clef, a tenor clef, or both. Rarely have I encountered a student who could comfortably sight-read a four-part musical example containing four different clefs: //treble//, //alto//, //tenor//, and //bass//. For better or worse (probably worse), this is a skill that has been lost over the centuries.
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