Note-List Reference

File Format

Note lists are text files with a .txt extension. Data in a note list is space-delimited. Each line of text is called a statement. Each statement starts with a text identifier, traditionally known as an “opcode”.

There are two kinds of statements. header and body. Body statements have timing information; header statements do not.

Note-List Header Statements

The header-statement opcodes are:

The required order for header statements is:

Note-List Body Statements

The note-list body opcodes are:

The suggested order for body statements is:

© Charles Ames Page created: 2014-03-06 Last updated: 2017-08-15