Monday, August 31, 2009
Stirling Castle Mystery, Where in the World, Longford.
Interesting snippet on GMA Weekend yesterday about a carving on the ceiling in the king's bedroom in Stirling Castle, Scotland - there appeared to be an error on the carving looking a bit like random marks of ones and zeros; in 2004 a master carver called John Donaldson, now 62, was employed to copy the series of carved wooden portraits mounted in roundels on the ceiling of James V's bedroom in Stirling Castle.To see what followed and how a 500 yr old mystery musical score was discovered read here . To hear the music itself go to GMA Weekend. This is the first known example of binary music - the article is absolutely fascinating to read.