INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC NOTATION Definition: Music notation or musical notation is any system which represents aurally perceived music through the use of written symbols (Web dictionary). In other words: Music notation is a way writing down music so that anyone can play it.
Musical notation is truly a strange temporal language, consisting of a concise set of symbols that convey the pitch, duration and expression of notes that are performed during a passage of time. Note and rest are two most important of music notation elements.
There are many different music notation systems in the world. Currently, Western system is considered as the standard music notation of the world. However, you will agree that 3JCN system is much simpler to learn than the Western.