Awesome Sheet Music
A curated list of awesome tools to create, edit and display sheet music.
Music Notation Software
- capella (commercial) - Create complete scores.
- finale (commercial) - Compose, arrange, notate and print engraver-quality sheet music.
- lilypond - Program and file format for music engraving.
- musescore - Create, play and print sheet music.
- opusmodus (commercial) - Software for music composition.
- sibelius (commercial) - Create and share scores.
- flutetunes.com - Free sheet music for the flute.
- imslp.org - Sharing the world’s public domain music.
- Lilypond-Sheet-Music - Cello music typeset with LilyPond.
- musescore - Share your sheet music and comment on others.
- mutopia - Sheet music editions of classical music for free. Repository available at github.com mutopia.
- openbook - Open LilyPond real book for jazz musicians.
- alphatab - Cross platform music notation and guitar tablature rendering library.
- ChorData - Dummy chordbook for mandolin, ukulele and guitar.
- lilynode - Node.js wrapper for lilypond.
- lilyware - Node.js middleware for serving rendered lilypond files.
- ly2video - Generating videos from LilyPond projects.
- music21 - Toolkit for computational musicology.
- musical.js - A sequencing WebAudio synthesizer that supports ABC notation.
- verovio - An library and toolkit for engraving MEI music notation into SVG.
- chromatik (commercial) - Play along to sheet music of previously unreleased tunes.
- flat.io - The online music score editor for your compositions.
- getinstinct - Guitar lessons that listen as you play along.
- lilybin - Web-based LilyPond editor and [github] project.
- my.vexflow - Publish content with music notation, guitar tablature and chord diagrams without the need for special tools.
- noteflight (commercial) - Browser based music notation creator and music composition community.
- playgroundsessions (commercial) - Learn how to play the piano with interactive lessons featuring your favorite songs.
- soundslice (commercial) - Learn music better with interactive notation and tabs.
- synthesiagame (commercial) - Learn how to play the piano using falling notes.
- tunefl - Freely generate and share mini lilypond scores with ease.
- utab - Synced Chords & Lyrics created by professional musicians.
- freemusiced - Fingering charts, scale sheets, free sheet music and links to resources on the internet.
- List of Online Digital Musical Document Libraries - Wikipedia list of online archives.
OMR (Optical Music Recognition)
- Audiveris - Optical Music Recognition software which processes the image of a music sheet to automatically provide symbolic music information in MusicXML.
- Rodan - Web-based document recognition system.
- Distributed digital music archives and libraries lab - Development and evaluation of practices, frameworks and tools for the design and construction of worldwide distributed digital music archives and libraries.