Getting started with Humdrum
Humdrum tools can be used in two main ways: (1) on a virtual unix computer, or (2) downloaded onto your computer and run in a unix shell.
1 Virtual Humdrum
A quick way to access Humdrum tools is to use the Virtual Humdrum installation:
At the bottom of this webpage is a unix bash shell console in which you can run unix commands as well as Humdrum tools:
You can also view the console in full-screen mode by clicking on the box with an arrow coming out of it after the word "Terminal".
Try typing a Humdrum command to see if the installation is working, such as what is the correlation analysis of the key for a Bach chorale:
The keycorr program should reply with the result:
The best key is: G Major
2 Humdrum Tools from Github
Humdrum Tools can be installed from Github: https://github.com/humdrum-tools/humdrum-tools
Follow the directions on the page to install.