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.LY File Extension

File TypeLilyPond File

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What is an LY file?

Input file for LilyPond, a musical score creation program; contains header information, such as the title and composer, followed by one or more musical scores; each score includes the clef, time, and key, followed by a list of notes and note durations.

More Information

LY files are saved in a text format that can be edited with a text editor. They can be processed by LilyPond and turned into printable compositions.

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Updated 12/7/2009

About LY Files

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