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thomasK
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lilypond and xml export

Postby thomasK » Sat Apr 30, 2011 5:30 pm

Hi there,

is it possible to export lilypond files to xml? And if so, how?

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Thomas

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Re: lilypond and xml export

Postby raboof » Sun May 01, 2011 4:55 pm

thomasK wrote:is it possible to export lilypond files to xml? And if so, how?

That depends on what you want the xml to look like ;). Lilypond already has an SVG backend, and that's technically XML, but you might be looking for something a bit more 'semantical'.

There's been talk about a MusicXML backend which would likely be closer to what you're looking for, but AFAIK nobody has stepped up to write the code for this.

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Re: lilypond and xml export

Postby Musix » Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:28 am

lilypond can´t export to xml.
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Re: lilypond and xml export

Postby madtom1999 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:52 pm

There is some work afoot to do musicxml export. I dont know what you want it for but you can get the midi and read that into musescore - thought there do seem to be some problems with the midi conversion but it can be enough to get you by.

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Re: lilypond and xml export

Postby studio32 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:42 pm

AFAIK Frescobaldi has it in progress
quote from lilypond mail list
" Frescobaldi's musicxml export is still in an early stage of development ... "


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