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Re: Music file format conversion possible?

From: Andrew Hankinson <andrew.hankinson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2017 17:03:39 +0000
Cc: Luposian <luposian@cox.net>, public-music-notation@w3.org
Message-Id: <AA2DFD9A-0E3E-4D1A-A4BB-F93E3E73BFD8@gmail.com>
To: L Peter Deutsch <aemusic@major2nd.com>
Agreed. MusicXML would be overkill for this.

-Andrew

> On Feb 6, 2017, at 4:59 PM, L Peter Deutsch <aemusic@major2nd.com> wrote:
> 
>> I’ve enclosed the native music format file (.gme extension) of one of my songs for comparison with a standard MusicXML format file.
> 
> I've looked at the file, and it's obvious that this format is just an XML
> representation of MIDI data.  I strongly suggest converting your songs to
> MIDI and then importing the MIDI to a score editor of your choice.
> 
> Any good computer science undergrad :-) should be able to write the format
> converter.  I'd guess it would only require a couple of hundred lines of
> Python, since Python comes with a library for parsing XML and there's also
> probably a Python library out there for representing MIDI data.
> 
> 						L Peter Deutsch
> 
> 
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