The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #164277   Message #3930156
Posted By: nigelgatherer
10-Jun-18 - 02:28 PM
Thread Name: ABC versus Standard Notation
Subject: RE: ABC versus Standard Notation
ABC notation isn't better than staff notation, but in certain circumstances it has advantages, as outlined above. Where it scores big is in the ability to search for tunes - either locally or on the WWW - using snippets of ABC, something that one cannot do, as yet, with staff notation.