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** Title (T:)
 
** Title (T:)
 
** Composer (C:)
 
** Composer (C:)
** link to purchase
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** Various Musical Attributes
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*** Key
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*** Meter
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*** Default Note Length
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*** Tempo
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*** Parts
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*** Rhythm (e.g. a tune in 3/4 can be played with various different rhythms)
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** Other Metadata
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*** Book
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*** Area of Origin
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*** Notes
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*** Transcriptor
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*** Groups
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*** History
 
* Deployed in the Wild
 
* Deployed in the Wild
 
** [http://thesession.org The Session] — Huge repo of trad. Irish (+ all gaelic, some English) traditional music. Served as ABC and PNG
 
** [http://thesession.org The Session] — Huge repo of trad. Irish (+ all gaelic, some English) traditional music. Served as ABC and PNG

Revision as of 09:28, 21 March 2012

Current Sheet MusicFormats

There are various different ways to represent a piece of Sheet Music on the web.

This page serves to document the current list of sheet music formats and metadata as background research for the development of a sheet music microformat. -Barnaby Walters

Contributors

Templated off review-formats.

  • Barnaby Walters

See Also

Widely Used Formats

Semantic Formats

ABC

A text based notation format originally designed for the notation of traditional music. It has become extremely widespread.

Non-Semantic Formats

These are the formats that would benefit most from a microformat — giving them the same metadata that can be found in more semantic notation formats.

PDF

Tunes are commonly stored as PDFs.

Images

Tunes are commonly stored as images