Shit, I hope IS doesn't blow the museum up or something . . .
While perhaps counter-intuitive, that actually makes a lot of sense, tell the person the interval to play not the note itself. I think people new to music would pick up music much more quickly if we switched to a system like this. In my limited experience, one of the biggest early hurdles in learning music is making terms with intervals > notes.
> The tablet h.6 contains the lyrics for a hymn to Nikkal, a Semitic goddess of orchards, and instructions for a singer accompanied by a nine-stringed sammûm, a type of harp or, much more likely, a lyre. One or more of the tablets also contains instructions for tuning the harp.