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Latest revision as of 14:14, 14 July 2014

Current Sheet Music Formats

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.

MusicXML

An XML based notation format

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.

  • Examples in the Wild
    • Free Sheet Music.net — vast amounts of sheet music locked up in .pdf format
    • Forte Notation Free Sheet Music — A selection of sheet music for free download. You can select different pieces of the most common classical composers (Bach, Mozart, Schubert etc.)

Images

Tunes are commonly stored as images