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Adding lyrics to sheet music with Lilypond

Posted: 26th March 2014 by Tim in LilyPond

Lilypond is a useful tool for typesetting music. previously, I explained the basics of how to create sheet music for Mary Had A Little Lamb. This post will explain how to add the lyrics. This post follows on from the previous post, so read that first if you haven’t done so already. Adding lyrics to […]

Lilypond can be used to create music, as I described in the post adding-music-notation-to-latex-with-lilypond. This is fine for piano, but what if you want to add guitar tabs? Simple – just add a TabStaff to the score. Lilypond will figure out the fingering for you. For example: song = {     e4 d c d e […]

Ever wanted to add some music to a document? It’s not really a big feature for most word processors and most solutions involve creating an image using some third party software and copying that image into the document. The idea is the same in LaTeX, but it’s much easier to manage. LilyPond is a free […]