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Cerone – Libro veyntidoseno del Melopeo y maestro (1613)

This is a canon, a musical puzzle. Pietro Cerone dedicates all of Book 22 of his monumental Spanish language treatise El melopeo y maestro to these enigmas. In this case, the hand and the Italian poem encode a complete melody. The next picture is Cerone’s solution, the melody written out.