This is a notebook and guide for learners of English as a second or overseas language, all over the earth. Most of the writings here are in Basic English, first designed by C. K. Ogden, using 850 necessary words and a number of international words only.
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Writing about Music: For Ones with Knowledge
If you are writing for general readers who have some interest in music, it will be better for you to keep your statements within the limit of Basic words and Ogden's international words. If you are writing online, you may put some pictures or sounds as helps to give a better idea. But it may be necessary for you to have deep knowledge of Basic words.

If you are writing for music lovers, players or song-men, you may make use of special words which you see in school-books of music. It is possible because music from the West has been, in a way, international.

Let me give a bit of backdrop knowledge. Chief bases of music from the West were formed in Italy, hundreds of years back. Italian men of music like Palestrina or Monteverdi made up the chief theory and examples of music. Other Italian music-writers made journeys all over Europe and got positions in Austria, Britain, France and Germany. So Italian became THE language of music. German men of Music like Johan Sebastian Bach and Austrian men like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart made journeys to Italy, and took time learning Italian music and language. Mozart was specially good at Italian, and he made long song-plays in the language. Players and writers of music still make use of Italian words like do, re, mi, allegro, and andante.

Writers and players of music, in addition, generally make use of more and more English words now. Japanese players of music, for example, never make use of Japanese music words like ha, ni, ho, he, to. They make use of English, or German, words and signs like C, D, E, F and G. They will not have a hard time facing English words with the same senses.

In the coming year, I will give more examples and suggestions for writing about music in Basic English.
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