ABC(plus) tune page

Klik hier voor Nederlands

I am a keen exponent of the ABC(plus) method of music notation. This section of my website tries to showcaces some of its possibilities.

Tranposition Options

Special 'one-click transpositions:
    None [=selected]    (1 octave down) Cello    (2 octaves down) Cello    (e.g. Clarinet in) Bb    (e.g. Alt Sax in) Eb    (e.g. Horn in) F    (e.g. Euphonium in) Bb, 1 octave down

general transposition:

Viewing score and abc source of 'newfeatures_X5'

back to index
%%textfont Helvetica-Bold 21
%%center Examples for new features in abc2ps-1.2.5
%%textfont * 16
%%center Oct. 5 1997
%%textfont Times-Roman 16
%%freegchord 1	% abcm2ps: don't print 'b' as a flat sign
%abcm2ps: don't have a new key signature
%K:C alto
% text moved out of tune header - change in abcm2ps-7.x.x
%%begintext align
%%text Note: this line and the separator above are also associated with this tune. 
%%leftmargin 3cm
T:Scotland The Brave
T:Demonstrating the Bagpipe Mode and Output Formatting
%%titlefont Helvetica-Bold 24
%%subtitlefont Helvetica-Bold 16
%%composerspace 0.4cm
%%composerfont Helvetica 13
%%staffwidth 5.5in
%%scale 0.75
%%staffsep 55
C:from PS file by Alan S. Watt
e|{g}A2 {GdGe}A>B {gcd}c{e}A {gcd}ce| {ag}a2{g}a2 {GdG}ae {gcd}c{e}A|
{Gdc}d2 {g}f>d {gcd}ce {gcd}c{e}A|{GdG}B2{gef}e2{A}e>f {g}e/2>d/2{g}c/2>B/2|
{g}A2 {GdGe}A>B {gcd}c{e}A {gcd}ce| {ag}a2{g}a2 {GdG}ae {gcd}c{e}A|
{Gdc}d2 {g}f>d {gcd}ce {gcd}c{e}A|{GdG}B2{g}A>B {G}A2 {gcd}ce||

%%vskip 1cm
%%textfont Times-Roman 16
%%begintextSummary of changes:- Bass and alto clefs.- Vocals.- In-line info fields can be coded using [...].- Subtitles now printed without "or:".- Can be more than one composer field.- Predefined formats: standard, pretty, pretty2 (flag -p, -P).- Format page layout by .fmt file selected with flag -F.- Format page layout by %%-pseudocomments in abc file.- Other pseudocomments: %%sep, %%vskip, %%newpage.- Text output using %%text, %%center, and %%begintext .. %%endtext.- "x" functions like a rest but is invisible on the page.- Bagpipe mode for K:HP.%%endtext