Linux: Noteedit v1.3: export MusiXTeX

Linux: Noteedit v1.3: export MusiXTeX

Post by Dr. Joerg Ande » Sat, 25 Mar 2000 04:00:00

Version 1.3.0 of the  note editor on Linux (GPL, very beta) is ready:

New features

export MusiXTeX

Other Properties

   * insertion/deletion/modification of notes, rests, dotted notes, slured
     notes, clefs, time signatures, key signatures, beamed notes, triplets on different staffs;
   * building accords, undo, block copy, block delete,multi staff block copy,
     multi staff block delete;
   * playing on /dev/sequencer (if correctly configured) whereby:
        o giving each staff a different voice;
        o giving each staff a different channel;
        o highlighting the played notes;
        o setting midi tempo;
   * saving an restoring the files. The file format is similarily to the
     format of the music publication program (MUP):
     So you if you are a MUP user you have the possibility to convert
     the files into Midi and Postscript.

Because it is a Qt program I plan to transform it into a KDE
application (if ther is enough interest).


*export Midi
*import Midi


The program is tested on S.u.S.E.-Linux 6.2, Qt-2.0.2-13, and sound card
AWE-64. I used egcs-2.91.66.

You need the following packages:

   * g++ compiler
   * X11 (include and libraries)
   * Qt (include and libraries)


   * LibKMid; see

You can compile the program without LibKMid. But in this case an

        #include /usr/src/linux/include/linux/soundcard.h

occurs which can cause a lot of machine/sound card depencies. Therefore if
your sound doesn't work and you are sure Midi works on your machine (you use
KMid successfully) then try compilation with LibKMid!


1. Linux: noteedit-1.10.4: LilyPond export

Version 1-10.4 of the KDE/Qt based note editor "noteedit" now has
a LilyPond export feature:

I tried to import some MIDI files from classical midi archive
( and exported the score to LilyPond:
First Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee (15 staffs,
114 measures): At first sight it looks good.

Then (as a crash test)  1st movement of Beethoven's 5th symphonie
(15 staffs, 620 measures): It works till measure 170.
After that something is wrong.
Don't know whether this is a noteedit or a LilyPond

It is relatively easy to post-edit the LilyPond format.
So the user has the possibility to perform some changes
and apply a costumized score and paper layout.

2. Problems with memory

3. noteedit-2.2.0 (export ABC music)

4. Performance: Neighbour table overflow

5. Upgrading from Linux v1.2 to v1.3

6. QIC-80 troubles

7. MusiXTeX

8. iptables+vpn: kernel panic

9. Linux:noteedit:graces,alsa-0.9,aRts

10. Linux:noteedit:multiple voices per staff

11. Linux:noteedit:multi rests, doub. wh. notes

12. Linux:noteedit/MIDI synth. not needed

13. Linux:noteedit:multiple voices per staff