This project is an attempt to improve on previous scripts which translate SongWright files to ABC files. There are other (Perl and gawk) scripts around but they are incomplete & unmaintained. This Python approach has allowed for pretty reasonable results so far but there are improvements to be made.
To do. The output will be copied to the clipboard conditional on the
py_sw2abc <file_in> [--copy/no-copy]
Images are rendered with ABCjs.
N-A-Beggin' I Will Go C- A- T- S-100 K-C B-4/4 F- H- M-1c-8 S-6 c-8 G-8 G-8 F-8 E-4 D-8 E-8 C-8 D-8 E-8 F-8 G-5 G-8 G-8 c-8 c-8 c-8 c-4 c-8 c-8 d-8 e-8 f-8 d-8 e-4 S-6 S-6 L- Of all the trades in Eng- land the beg- gin' is the best, For when a beg- gar's tired, he can sit him down and rest, H-chorus: M-5d-8 c-8 S-6 e-4 d-8_c-8 b-4 a-8_b-8 c-8_b-8 a-8_G-8 a-8_G-8 F-8 E-8 F-4 a-4 G-4 b-4 W-2 c-3 R-8 S-6 S-6 L- And a beg- gin' I will go, will go, And a- beg- gin' I will go.
T: A-Beggin' I Will Go Q: 1/4=100 K: C M: 4/4 L: 1/16 c2|c2G2G2F2E4D2E2|C2D2E2F2G6G2|G2c2c2c2c4c2c2|d2e2f2d2e4|| w: Of all the trades in Eng- land the beg- gin' is the best, For when a beg- gar's tired, he can sit him down and rest, d2c2|e4(d2c2)B4(A2B2)|(c2B2)(A2G2)(A2G2)F2E2|F4A4G4B4|c12z2|| w: And a beg- gin'_ I will_ go,_ will_ go,_ And a- beg- gin' I will go.
Compare to previous scripts:
T:A-Beggin' I Will Go M:4/4 L:1/8 K:C c| cG GF E2 DE| CD EF G3 G| Gc cc c2 cc| de fd e2|| dc| e2d-c B2A-B|\ c-BA-GA-G FE| F2 A2 G2 B2| c6 z||