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Re: Compact music notation grammar

From: Wil Macaulay <wil.macaulay@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:55:38 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPwTryKPmEBpBKGw9TGP9K+MG3Ngm8a6YcydTWQu29OqVq5mTg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Samyn Koen <Koen.Samyn@howest.be>
Cc: "public-music-notation@w3.org" <public-music-notation@w3.org>
Are you aware of abc notation (abcnotation.com)? - also a compact human
read/writable syntax.

wil

On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 7:08 AM, Samyn Koen <Koen.Samyn@howest.be> wrote:

> Thanks for all the feedback.
>
> I think it is indeed better to join existing efforts.
> I was not aware of opusmodus or lilypond, so I’m
> studying these now.
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> Thanks again,
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> Koen
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> *From:* James Sutton [mailto:jsutton@dolphin-com.co.uk]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:31 PM
> *To:* Peter Stadler <stadler@weber-gesamtausgabe.de>
> *Cc:* Samyn Koen <Koen.Samyn@howest.be>; public-music-notation@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: Compact music notation grammar
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> Hi Koen,
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> Also you should check Opusmodus at opusmodus.com which converts from a
> script directly into MusicXML, and displays it using the SeeScore library
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> best regards
>
> James Sutton
>
> Dolphin Computing
>
> http://www.dolphin-com.co.uk
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> http://www.seescore.co.uk <http://www.dolphin-com.co.uk>
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> http://www.playscore.co <http://www.dolphin-com.co.uk>
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> On 26 Sep 2017, at 12:09, Peter Stadler <stadler@weber-gesamtausgabe.de>
> wrote:
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> Hi Koen,
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> your example notation reminds me of Lilypond (http://lilypond.org) which
> is a LaTeX-like format/typesetting for music.
>
> Best
> Peter
>
>
> Am 26.09.2017 um 08:43 schrieb Samyn Koen <Koen.Samyn@howest.be>:
>
> I recently (about 2 weeks) joined this group and thought I would let you
> know what I am working on.
>
> My project related to MusicXML is a compact grammar that can be used to
> quickly input
> a score sheet into a source file. This source file is then translated into
> the MusicXML format.
>
> A simple example:
>
> score bmv161{
>   title="Komm, du süße Todesstunde";
>   lyricist="J.S. Bach";
>   divisions=24;
>
>   part abf1{
>       name="Altblockflöte";
>       shortname="A1.";
>       octave = 4;
>
>       voice 1{
>           | &G2 fifths-3  %4/4 r [sol+ fa+ fa+ mi+]/3 [mi+/4. do+/3] [si+
> la+ la+ sol+]/3
>           | [sol+/3 fa+/3 fa+/4] [fa+ la+ sol+ la+]/3 [sol+/4. sol+/3]
> [do+2/3 mi+2/2 re+2/2 mi+2/3 do+2/3] |
>       }
>   }
> }
>
> I grew up with the do-re-mi way of naming notes, but it is also possible
> to use the ABC naming convention.
> Brackets are used to generate beams for notes and the plus or minus sign
> can be used to raise a note
> up or down from the default octave. The slashes are used to define the
> duration of a note.
>
> You can follow the project here : https://github.com/samynk/musicscript .
> At the moment it is something
> that I quickly put together and maybe very particular to my workflow. Any
> feedback is useful, even if it is just
> to say that it is not a very fruitful approach.
>
> Maybe there are also other projects with the same basic premise that are
> further along. If so I would like to
> hear about them and maybe join them.
>
> Regards,
> Koen Samyn
>
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