Denemo is a free software (GPL)
music notation editor for GNU/Linux, Mac OSX and MS
Windows that lets you rapidly enter notation for
typesetting via the
LilyPondmusic engraver. You can
compose, transcribe, arrange, listen to the music and
Logically arranged menus to locate any
particular command - once found the keypress is
displayed with the command.
Complete, quick and easy control over which
keypress to use for any particular Denemo
Help for every command on the menu item
itself - just right click. Playing back your
music while the measures scroll on the screen.
PDF output, with a choice of parts, full
score, reduced score - all the control that the
LilyPond language supplies. Output of excerpts
as graphics (.png format) for inclusion in
documents, web pages etc.
Multiple movements/songs in one Denemo file.
Entering music following rhythmic patterns -
type in the rhythm once and you need only type
in the notes in future when the same rhythm
Playing music in via microphone - the notes
played are detected and entered according to the
prevailing rhythm, or overlaying a rhythm
Files of Templates and Examples showing you
how to exploit LilyPond features. An extreme
example - a cue in one part extracted from
another part. Should you edit the first part,
the cue changes automatically! As usual, Denemo
does not display the cue, only a sign telling
you what LilyPond is doing.
A musical instrument tuner - in fact,
probably the best. Temperaments include
mean-tone and the Lehman temperament for J.S.