From: Torsten Anders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Babel: 1st version for music notation language Fomus
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 09:27:50 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <2F5AAC80-D9DE-4D1E-9867-3B384D872C05@beds.ac.uk> (raw)
On 8 Jul 2011, at 02:38, Eric Schulte wrote:
> Thanks for sharing this, it looks great, short clear and to the point.
> Shall I add it to the contrib/ directory?
If you think it is already at that point, that is certainly fine by me.
> Best -- Eric
> Torsten Anders <email@example.com> writes:
>> Dear Babel developers,
>> Inspired by the newly available Lilypond, I hacked up a first version
>> of language support for Fomus
>> (http://fomus.sourceforge.net/). Briefly, Fomus is a music notation
>> system that translates a relatively simple domain specific music
>> language into multiple output formats, including Lilypond and MusicXML
>> (the latter is an open format supported by many commercial music
>> notation systems such as Finale and Sibelius). In a nutshell, Fomus
>> can simplify the generation of complex scores, because it can add
>> various score information automatically. Anyway, please find my first
>> attempt of a Fomus integration attached.
>> This works already fine for standard code blocks such as the following. Note that the result of this is a Lilypond file.
>> #+begin_src fomus :file test1.ly
>> time 0 dur 2 pitch 60;
>> time 2 dur 1 pitch 62;
>> time 3 dur 1 pitch 63;
>> time 4 dur 4 pitch 65;
>> Of course, because this is a quick hack, various improvements can be
>> made. For example, it might be a good idea to allow for something like
>> :file test.pdf, where the resulting Lilypond call would see file.ly,
>> but the automatically inserted link in the org buffer would be the
>> resulting file.pdf.
>> Comments are welcome.
>> Best wishes,
>> Dr Torsten Anders
>> Course Leader, Music Technology
>> University of Bedfordshire
>> Park Square, Room A315
> Eric Schulte
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2011-07-08 8:27 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2011-07-07 17:34 Babel: 1st version for music notation language Fomus Torsten Anders
2011-07-08 1:38 ` Eric Schulte
2011-07-08 8:27 ` Torsten Anders [this message]
2011-07-08 14:20 ` Eric Schulte
2011-07-08 14:39 ` Bastien
2011-07-08 15:30 ` Eric Schulte
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