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=== Front-ends ===
 
=== Front-ends ===
  
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Denemo|Denemo]]|Music notation editor.|http://denemo.org/|{{AUR|denemo}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Denemo|Denemo]]|Supports keyboard, MIDI and acoustic input, written in C.|http://denemo.org/|{{AUR|denemo}}}}
* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frescobaldi (software)|Frescobaldi]]|Sheet music text editor for LilyPond files.|http://www.frescobaldi.org/index.html|{{AUR|frescobaldi}}}}
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* {{App|[[Wikipedia:Frescobaldi (software)|Frescobaldi]]|Provides music view with two-way point & click, midi capturing and playback, written in Python with PyQt.|http://www.frescobaldi.org/index.html|{{AUR|frescobaldi}}}}
  
 
== Example Score ==
 
== Example Score ==

Revision as of 18:50, 29 July 2018

LilyPond is a free score writing application. Its input is a plain text file in the LilyPond music writing format, and its output is in either PostScript or PDF.

Installation

Install the lilypond package.

Front-ends

  • Denemo — Supports keyboard, MIDI and acoustic input, written in C.
http://denemo.org/ || denemoAUR
  • Frescobaldi — Provides music view with two-way point & click, midi capturing and playback, written in Python with PyQt.
http://www.frescobaldi.org/index.html || frescobaldiAUR

Example Score

Create a test file like:

test.ly
{
 c' e' g' e'
}

To compile it, use:

$ lilypond test.ly

It will create test.pdf and test.ps files that contain your score.

Text editor support

LilyPond comes with modes for Emacs and Vim, see the documentation.

For Vim see the filetype plugin /usr/share/vim/vimfiles/ftplugin/lilypond.vim for the available key mappings.

See also