musicxml2ly man page

musicxml2ly — manual page for musicxml2ly (LilyPond) 2.19.54


musicxml2ly [OPTION]... FILE.xml


Convert MusicXML from FILE.xml to LilyPond input. If the given filename is -, musicxml2ly reads from the command line.


-h, --help
show this help and exit
show version number and exit
-v, --verbose
be verbose
use lxml.etree; uses less memory and cpu time
-z, --compressed
input file is a zip-compressed MusicXML file
-r, --relative
convert pitches in relative mode (default)
-a, --absolute
convert pitches in absolute mode
-l, --language=LANG
use LANG for pitch names, e.g. 'deutsch' for note names in German
Print log messages according to LOGLEVEL (NONE, ERROR, WARNING, PROGRESS (default), DEBUG)
--nd --no-articulation-directions
do not convert directions (^, _ or -) for articulations, dynamics, etc.
--nrp --no-rest-positions
do not convert exact vertical positions of rests
--nsb --no-system-breaks
ignore system breaks
--npb --no-page-breaks
ignore page breaks
--npm --no-page-margins
ignore page margins
--npl --no-page-layout
do not convert the exact page layout and breaks (shortcut for "--nsb --npb --npm" options)
--nsd --no-stem-directions
ignore stem directions from MusicXML, use lilypond's automatic stemming instead
--nb --no-beaming
do not convert beaming information, use lilypond's automatic beaming instead
-o, --output=FILE
set output filename to FILE, stdout if -
-m, --midi
activate midi-block in .ly file
set pitch to transpose by the interval between pitch 'c' and TOPITCH
--sm --shift-meter=BEATS/BEATTYPE
change the length|duration of notes as a function of a given time signature to make the score look faster or slower, (eg. '4/4' or '2/2')
--tc --tab-clef=TABCLEFNAME
switch between two versions of tab clefs ("tab" and "moderntab")
--sn --string-numbers=t[rue]/f[alse]
deactivate string number stencil with --string-numbers f[alse]. Default is t[rue]
--fb --fretboards
converts '<frame>' events to a separate FretBoards voice instead of markups

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January 2017 musicxml2ly (LilyPond) 2.19.54 User Commands