Notating with LilyPond

Learn how to notate music with LilyPond

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In this course, you'll learn how to notate music with LilyPond! You can download LilyPond and run the code from this project directly, or you can use LilyBin to play your masterpiece in the browser.

After taking this course, you'll be able to:

  • Add notes
  • Specify a rhythm
  • Change a time signature
  • Add multiple notes, or chords
  • Change a key signature
  • Use accidentals
  • Specify dynamics

We can't wait to see what you create!

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