How to Create Sheet Music. Part 3: Music Engraving by LilyPond

LilyPond is free open source software designed to create “beautiful sheet music”. It is available for Windows, Mac and Linux systems. The creators describe the software as an “automated engraving system. It will format music notation beautifully without requiring typographical expertise of its users.” Read their series of essays about… More

How to Create Sheet Music. Part 1: Tab

There could be a number of reasons why you would want to try to create your own sheet music – something that is easy to read and professional looking when printed. You might be a songwriter and want to put your music into written form. Or maybe you’re a student… More