[LAU] Write down music for practicing?

Atte André Jensen atte at email.dk
Thu Oct 21 10:28:23 UTC 2010

On 2010-10-20 19:41, Erik Steffl 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/)

I prefer abc over lilypond. The input is more compact and human 
readable, and the output is quite good. I use it for all my teaching 
which includes a book on music theory, a book an improvisation plus 
arrangements I write for everything from two pianos to a jazz sextet to 
an 10 mand soul band.

Just make sure you use abcm2ps (http://moinejf.free.fr/) which is the 
best implementation of abc-to-postscript by far. You might find my own 
abctool (http://atte.dk/abctool/) useful too...


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