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Re: triangle chord notation

From: David Raleigh Arnold
Subject: Re: triangle chord notation
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 11:13:58 -0400
User-agent: Pan/ (As She Crawled Across the Table (Debian GNU/Linux))

On Sun, 06 Aug 2006 21:05:53 +1000, Cameron Horsburgh wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 09:40:08AM +0200, "Johannes Schöpfer" wrote:
>>... it is maybe not useful that lilypond plays the chords in the
>>midi-files. "band-in-a-box" is a program only for this reason and has
>>also problems to do it correctly.
> Actually, this is something I really do like about LilyPond. I don't play
> piano or guitar, and the quickest way I have to experiment with chords
> progressions when composing is to dump them into LilyPond (both in a chord
> symbols context and as notation) and begin experimenting from there. ãthe
> fact that I can type in a progression and hear it ten seconds later is
> pretty useful.
> While I'm at it, does anyone know of any other Linux software that can do
> this?

mma, by Bob van der Poel.  Not without fault, but a great little program.
It generates midi accompaniments from straight chord names.  daveA

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