Musical Notation Matters- Hear the Proof

You know the song, I know the song, even little schoolchildren know the song "Let It Snow." But just pretend for a moment that you've never heard it before, and you can read musical notation. How would you sing this song? If you don't read music, there are plenty of people who do, and this is what the above sounds like when sung as written.

Oh my ears! Her singing is wonderful, but the rhythm of the song is confounding. The Twitter thread has at least a dozen singers trying to follow the notation. This is from the Twitter account Threatening Music Notation, which deserves a good read.  -via Metafilter


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