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Music typesetter

Produces sheet music using a high level descriptive file as input. It excels at typesetting classical music, but you can also use it for pop music.


User tutorial available in HTML format from http://www.lilypond.org/stable/Documentation/user/out-www/lilypond/Tutorial.html; User reference manual available in HTML format from http://lilypond.org/stable/Documentation/user/out-www/lilypond/lilypond.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:lilypond


Download version 2.18.2 (stable)
released on 17 March 2014

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins18 November 2009

Leaders and contributors

Adrian Mariano Contributor
Alexandre Oliva Contributor
Mats Bengtsson Contributor
Roy Tankin Contributor
Han-Wen Nienhuys Maintainer
Jan Nieuwenhuizen Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-lilypond@gnu.org

Software prerequisites

Required to buildGNU make
Required to buildflex (v. 2.5.4 or newer)
Required to buildbison (v. 1.25 or newer)
Required to buildEGCS 1.1 or newer or gcc 2.95.2 or newer
Required to useGUILE 1.3.4 or newer
Required to buildPython 1.5
Required to buildGuile 1.3.4

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 August 2014.


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