Tuesday, March 06, 2007

"mi contra fa, diabolus est in musica."

I had my 4th guitar lesson today and I played a combination of notes that would have been considered satanic during medieval times. Playing what I played today might have resulted in my hand getting chopped off back then. Thankfully, at this point in history, it merely helped me add a bit more to the calluses that I'm trying to build.

Here is an article that explains the concept in a bit more detail:


Check out this cool link about the Dolmetsch family, that also has links to some great musical information.