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It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself. Johann S.Bach
So awesome! Thanks!
Opportunity is often missed because it wears suspenders and looks like hard work.
Wow..... great find @AnnyJ - thanks for sharing that
EDIT: Almost two hours later ( ! ) I've been reading through that - and - from one of the embedded links I followed I uncovered this -
http://www.joe-offer.com/folkinfo/ - this is a repository copy of the now-closed folkinfo.org database
It contains a very substantial collection of tunes, and all ( well, like the 15 or so I looked at out of the many hundreds, if not over 1000) are presented in three formats - ABC notation, MIDI (very simple with melody on piano only), and a PDF score sheet. Oh - for those that like to sing along - it also has lyrics (yayyyy) and short historical notes about the song.
I only draw this to folks attention for those who are starting-off on their musical journey - and are maybe struggling with trying to learn too many things at the same time - so finding a tune in ABC format, with a simple player will get you familiarized with the tune really quickly. Although the the ABC format has its place in that regard, personally, I rarely use it (and then only to have a quick-listen to the occasional tune I come across in the internet that is only "scored" in ABC format). If I like it and want to keep it to work on, I'll score it up properly in MuseScore.
I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh -
Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)
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