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From: Torsten Anders <torsten.anders@beds.ac.uk>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.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)
In-Reply-To: <87y609zh2i.fsf@gmail.com>

Dear Eric,

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 <torsten.anders@beds.ac.uk> 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; 
>> #+end_src
>> 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,
>> Torsten
>> --
>> Dr Torsten Anders
>> Course Leader, Music Technology
>> University of Bedfordshire
>> Park Square, Room A315
>> http://strasheela.sourceforge.net
>> http://www.torsten-anders.de
> -- 
> Eric Schulte
> http://cs.unm.edu/~eschulte/

  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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