Ethiopian Music Notation Developed

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Ethiopian Music Notation Developed
According to traditional belief, the musical notational signs used in Ethiopian Coptic chant were developed during the reign of King Claudius (1540-1559) by two priests, Azza Gera and Azza Ragwel. The oldest surviving noted manuscripts in Ethiopia date from the 16th century. The notation consists of markings in the margins and between the lines of text.