[LAU] Web-based Notation

Laura Conrad sunny at laymusic.org
Fri Mar 20 12:30:23 EDT 2009

>>>>> "andy" == andy baxter <andy at earthsong.free-online.co.uk> writes:

    andy> David Baron wrote:
    >> Folk seeking notation alternatives my check this out!
    >> http://www.noteflight.com
    andy> Does it have a midi import feature? 

I don't see one.  Only xml input.  Which will be fine when there start
being lots of programs that output it, and people figure out how to do
it.  Right now, I don't know anyone who's sharing MusicXML

Does anyone know a way to get MIDI into MusicXML?

Right now Lilypond has people working actively on MusicXML input, but
as far as I know, people are only talking about MusicXML output.  

Everybody knows how bad MIDI is as a notation exchange format, but the
number of people really working on getting anything better is really

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