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8 Best Free Linux Music Notation Software

[ Thanks to Steve
Emms
for this link. ]

“It is widely acknowledged that Sibelius and Finale are two
software packages that are heavyweights in the music notation
field. Unfortunately, these software applications each cost a cool
$600 for a single license and their developers have no plans to
release the titles for Linux. Fortunately, the vast majority of
budding musicians and composers will never need the functionality
offered by Sibelius and Finale.

“The purpose of this article is to highlight cost-effective
alternatives to Sibelius and Finale that run under Linux. The
software featured here is released under freely distributable
licenses, all are available to download at no charge, and can
produce music scores which are engraved with traditional layout
rules.”


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