About ABC Music Notation
ABC notation is a shorthand form of musical notation. In basic form it uses the letters A through G to represent the given notes, with other elements used to place added value on these - sharp, flat, the length of the note, key, ornamentation. For more details, see the Wikipedia ABC notation page, and the ABC Music Notation site.
For some introductory tutorials on this notation, you can start with:
- learn abc page at abcnotation
- How to interpret abc music notation by Steve Mansfield
- An ABC primer by John Chambers
Or you can have a play with our ABC Sandbox.