[K12OSN] FOSS music notation and editing software

Tim Born k12osn at deltacfax.com
Wed Sep 12 00:28:43 UTC 2007

I wouldn't be confused with a musician, but Lilypond typesets really 
gorgeous scores.
When I was creating sheet music for my kids I used it.  Not hard, but 
not WYSIWYG either.
But the results are stunning!


Christian Einfeldt wrote:

> hi,
> Our public middle school has just hired a music teacher for the very 
> first time.  The teacher would like to use computers to do music 
> notation and editing.  We are going to be running this software over 
> an LTSP thin client network.  She wants to "teach students to read 
> treble and bass clef music notation and to understand simple rhythmic 
> patterns.  She would like quizzes and tests and self correction. 
> She would like to use this program, which apparently is a Windows-only 
> program.  I have looked at some of the apps that are in the Edubuntu 
> Feisty repository, which are
> GNU Denomo
> Lilypond
> Musitex
> Notedit
> Opustex
> Score-reading
> Solfege
> Are there any FOSS musicians on this list?  If so, I would love to 
> hear from you, because I am neither a musician nor a systems 
> administrator, but I am playing the role of both in supporting this 
> public middle school as a volunteer with FOSS.  Heh. 
> Thanks in advance.
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