[LAD] mapping system locale to musical notation (h/b)

Lars Luthman lars.luthman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 15:29:30 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 17:13 +0200, Juuso Alasuutari wrote:
> On Thursday 08 November 2007 16:46:24 Krzysztof Foltman wrote:
> > Stefan Kost wrote:
> > > germany uses 'h' in musical scores where most of the rest uses 'b'. Is
> > > that entirely true? Are there other countries that use 'h' as well.
> >
> > Poland uses 'h' too. Don't know about other countries.
> >
> > Krzysztof
> Finland, too.

And Sweden, at least in old literature. In modern music B is more
common. To add to the confusion, B is sometimes also used as an alias
for Bb / Hb.

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