W3C Music Notation Community Group meeting at Musikmesse 2019

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The W3C Music Notation Community Group met in Frankfurt during the 2019 Musikmesse trade show on April 4, 2019. Michael Good, Adrian Holovaty, and Daniel Spreadbury chaired the meeting, which included members of the Community Group and interested guests from the field totaling 29 attendees. This was the first meeting for Adrian Holovaty while serving as co-chair of the group.

The W3C Music Notation Community Group meeting at Musikmesse 2019. L-R: Dominik Hörnel, CEO of capella-software (meeting sponsor); W3C co-chairs Michael Good, Adrian Holovaty, and Daniel Spreadbury (Photo: Daniel Ray from MuseScore)

Topics of discussion included SMuFL 1.3 and 1.4, MusicXML 3.2, the DAISY Consortium on Braille music, and MNX.

The meeting lasted approximately 2 hours. The entire video is embedded here, as recorded by Daniel Ray of MuseScore.

The complete minutes from the meeting were published by Michael Good and are available on the W3C Group’s web site. Presentation slides from the meeting are also available.

This meeting was followed by a meeting of the co-chairs on April 16, 2019, to further discuss MNX-Common and MusicXML 3.2. Minutes of this meeting were published by Daniel Spreadbury on the W3C Group site.

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Comments

  1. Don Stewart

    How can we save SCORE?

  2. Michael Casey

    This is MOST fascinating! I had not come across this before in my almost 70 years being a musician and very involved with music notation programs from the earliest years. I look forward to following up on this trend. Well done!

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