Basic concepts

A Guido score is a sequence of voice, each one being a sequence of notes, chords, tags and tagged notes. Tags are used to represent musical information, such as slurs, clefs, keys, etc.

This user guide describes

The reference section describes all the supported tags and tags parameters.
It includes also the Guido Music Notation format full specification.

A quick introduction to the Guido Music Notation format is also available here


This documentation comes with various Guido code examples that you can download here.

You can also download the very first version of the Guido Music Notation Format and the historical first publication about the format.