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Re: Is there a translator from LilyPond to XML?

From: pls
Subject: Re: Is there a translator from LilyPond to XML?
Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 21:36:27 +0200

On 21.05.2014, at 21:19, Alex Loomis <address@hidden> wrote:

> I was under the impression MuseScore had Lilypond import and XML export
IIRC MuseScore v0.9.5 had a very basic and experimental LilyPond import 
function but they dropped it. They will also drop their LilyPond export 
function in the upcoming version 2.0.
> On May 21, 2014, at 2:18 PM, pls <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 21.05.2014, at 18:44, Dennis Clason <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> I have a publisher interested in some of my work, but they want it in their 
>>> house style.  They know about LilyPond, but it's "a fringe market they are 
>>> watching" (their words).  Their preference would be for me to submit in 
>>> Finale or Sibelius, but I'm not interested in re-entering the entire score. 
>>>  I'm also not interested in spending way more than I'd ever make on the 
>>> project to buy a copy of Finale (or Sibelius).
>>> They have said that XML would also be okay.
>>> And that's the history and reasoning for my question.  My Google-fu 
>>> unearthed a XML to Lilypond translator, but is there one that goes the 
>>> other direction?
>> Right now the only way to translate LilyPond files to MusicXML is to scan 
>> your PDFs (or PNGsā€¦) with OMR software. Unfortunately these programs are 
>> also quite expensive and the resulting files need to be corrected. The 
>> extent of needed corrections depend on the complexity of your scores and the 
>> software. You could give Audiveris v4.3 (free & open source)  a try but your 
>> scores are bound to suffer severe losses... 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Dennis
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