musicxml2ly(1) manual page for musicxml2ly (LilyPond) 2.18.2


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
--npl --no-page-layout
do not convert the exact page layout and breaks
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


Copyright © 2005--2012 by
Han-Wen Nienhuys <[email protected]>, Jan Nieuwenhuizen <[email protected]> and Reinhold Kainhofer <[email protected]>

This program is free software. It is covered by the GNU General Public License and you are welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain conditions. Invoke as `lilypond --warranty' for more information.