lilypond and xml export

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thomasK
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lilypond and xml export

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Hi there,

is it possible to export lilypond files to xml? And if so, how?

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thomasK wrote:is it possible to export lilypond files to xml? And if so, how?
That depends on what you want the xml to look like ;). Lilypond already has an SVG backend, and that's technically XML, but you might be looking for something a bit more 'semantical'.

There's been talk about a MusicXML backend which would likely be closer to what you're looking for, but AFAIK nobody has stepped up to write the code for this.

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Re: lilypond and xml export

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lilypond can´t export to xml.
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Re: lilypond and xml export

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There is some work afoot to do musicxml export. I dont know what you want it for but you can get the midi and read that into musescore - thought there do seem to be some problems with the midi conversion but it can be enough to get you by.

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AFAIK Frescobaldi has it in progress
quote from lilypond mail list
" Frescobaldi's musicxml export is still in an early stage of development ... "

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