Tablature vs. Standard Notation: A Deep Dive Feat. Brandon Acker!

Did you know that early guitar music was first written in tablature, before standard notation saw widespread adoption? In this livestream, we will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of guitar tablature and standard notation.

 

tonebase Head of Guitar Mircea Gogoncea will be joined by early plucked instrument specialist Brandon Acker, who will be providing insights into the origin of guitar tablature and the many varieties that exist today.

 

Join this event live and get all your music notation questions answered!

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    • Beatriz
    • Bea
    • 11 mths ago
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    Hello! Could I ask Brandon a few questions?

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      • MirceaTeam
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      • Mircea
      • 10 mths ago
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      Beatriz Of course! That's what the live stream is for.

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      • Beatriz
      • Bea
      • 10 mths ago
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      Mircea 
       I am interested in the problems that transcribing tablature can give us guitarists and what we are forced to lose when playing music from the 16th and 17th centuries on the guitar.
      Thank you, Mircea and Brandon.

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      • MirceaTeam
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      • Mircea
      • 10 mths ago
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      Beatriz Great! Brandon will talk about this at length.

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      • Beatriz
      • Bea
      • 10 mths ago
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      Mircea It was great, I loved it. Thank you both very much.

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    • Jack_Stewart
    • 11 mths ago
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    Damn! Another interesting event that I will miss ( I will be traveling). I'll have to catch the archived version.

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      • MirceaTeam
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      • Mircea
      • 10 mths ago
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      Jack Stewart We'll miss you, but I'm sure the recorded version will be just as interesting!

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