This is an old-as-can-be tradition, and that is the reason you must write your music out on paper. We know you're going to do it anyway, that is use your computer software to write music, but writing with a pencil and manuscript paper is the best way for you to retain what you study and learn in music. For it is said: "To write it is to learn it three times". Imagine getting three dollars back for every one you save!
- Excerpt from "Music Basics Every Musician Should Know" by Andy Hymel
"To write it is to learn it three times"