Humdrum Developer's Guide
The pages accessible from this site
offer advice and direction for those users wanting to expand or
tailor Humdrum so as to better suit a given musical application.
Two types of extensions are possible:
Users may wish to define one or more new representation
schemes that better represent the types of information of interest.
For example, a user might define a new Humdrum representation
scheme suitable for representing North Indian
provides guidelines for defining new Humdrum representations.
The approach is illustrated using a
of representing fingering for keyboard instruments.
Users might wish to develop new software tools that
manipulate one or more Humdrum representations in some fashion.
For example, the user might create a command that identifies
the roots of chords.
provides tips for writing adjunct software.
In addition, a standard
of materials relevant to software development is also available.
The process of translating from MuseData to Humdrum is described
in a document concerning
preparation of electronic editions.
This site is derived from Section 7 of the Humdrum