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This is a skill. If picked, your character will be noted for their musical talent on the instrument of their choice and will be able to read written music for that instrument. Period-appropriate examples would be the Virginals, Cello, Harpsichord, Flute, Violin, Viola, Lute, Cittern, Harp, and of course the Voice, amongst others.
This skill can be upgraded using the Gifted benefit.