parse

abjad.top.parse.parse(string, language='english')

Parses LilyPond string.

Parses LilyPond string with English note names:

>>> container = abjad.parse("{c'4 d'4 e'4 f'4}")
>>> abjad.show(container) 

Parses LilyPond string with Dutch note names:

>>> container = abjad.parse(
...     "{c'8 des' e' fis'}",
...     language='nederlands',
...     )
>>> abjad.show(container) 

Returns Abjad component.