[LAU] Simple, fast, easy notation software?

Atte Andre Jensen atte.jensen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 15:26:59 EDT 2009

Ken Restivo wrote:
> I'm looking for a simple, fast, easy notation software. The goal is
> that I can very quickly input a melody line or riff, maybe overlay
> chord symbols on it, when learning new songs or writing them, so that
> I don't forget them.

May I suggest (as others already have) abc, in particular the very nice 
abcm2ps (http://moinejf.free.fr/)? It's easy to learn, flexible and 
scales well (I'm even doing big band arrangements in abc).

A simple piano-style composition (of mine) could look like this, which 
is pretty enough for me:



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