[LAU] Write down music for practicing?

Brett McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 18:05:07 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Erik Steffl <steffl at tsoft.com> wrote:

>  I have lot of sheet music for practicing (guitar) and would love to have a
> simple way to put it into computer so that I can play it.
> Something that makes it easy to write music, could be just text (like
> http://abc.sourceforge.net/) or regular music notation or tabs or...
> whatever is optimized for writing down music...
>  Just to be clear - I am not looking for a way to record the music, I want
> to write it down in some kind of notation.
>  playback is not a focus, if it produces midi or audio file and the rhythm
> is correct I'm happy.
>  (looking for opinions based on personal experience)
>  (and yes, looking for linux solution)

I like Lilypond, which is text-based (and makes beautiful notation),
but if you want something more point-n-clickl, I recommend Rosegarden
or Denemo.

Brett W. McCoy -- http://www.electricminstrel.com
"In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden; If I were to divulge it,
it would overturn the world."
    -- Jelaleddin Rumi

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