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In the spirit of “Music+Code” (The “M” and “P” of “MAP”), we now have music engraving functionality on the website! The following transcription of an Irish folk song is generated using which is powered by some clever software that interprets ABC code and generates (i.e. engraves) standard notation. Below is the output, and underneath is the input that I type into the page. I hope that this functionality can be used by teachers and students at MAP to share musical ideas.

Cooley’s Reel

Music Notation (ABCJS Engraved) Output

ABC Input

The above is generated from the following ABC code:

X: 1
T: Cooley's
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Emin
EBBA B2 EB|B2 AB defg|afe^c dBAF|DEFD E2:|
|:gf|eB B2 efge|eB B2 gedB|A2 FA DAFA|A2 FA defg|
eB B2 eBgB|eB B2 defg|afe^c dBAF|DEFD E2 :|

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