Python classes for reading/writing/parsing MIDI files

Will Ware wware at alum.mit.edu
Sat Dec 8 02:58:32 CET 2001


Garry Hodgson wrote:
> i'm interested in being able to display/print sheet music from a given
> midi file.  does anyone know:
> 
>      a) if any of the above packages provide for this?
>      b) if this is a particularly hard problem?

Something to look into is a text-based music notation language called
ABC. There is a collection of utilities called abc2midi which can
produce both MIDI and printable sheet music in Postscript format. If
you're running on Linux, you can use ps2pdf to convert to a PDF
document.



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