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Re: One score per track of a midi file?

From: Bill Moorier
Subject: Re: One score per track of a midi file?
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 09:27:14 -0700

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 12:17 AM, Mats Bengtsson
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Martin Tarenskeen wrote:
>> On Tue, 4 May 2010, Bill Moorier wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I need to generate one pdf file for each track of an input midi file.
>>> Is this already possible using midi2ly and lilypond?  I couldn't find
>>> an option to do it.  Or do I need to start by writing a preprocessor
>>> that splits the input midi file into multiple midi files, each
>>> containing a single track?
>> Don't expect yoo much from midi2ly. To be honest, it isn't much good
>> currently. Maybe Rosegarden can export separate tracks as lilypond ?
> Actually, if you look at the code generated by midi2ly, you will notice that
> each track ends up as a separate variable (see
> which means that you only have to change the lines that put these into a
> \score, in order to obtain separate scores for each track. In order to get a
> separate PDF file for each, you can add a \book block around each \score.

Great, thanks Mats, I'll see if I can get that working.

Bill Moorier | @billmoorier
VP Software Development

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