parse

topleveltools.parse(string, language='english')

Parses LilyPond string.

>>> import abjad

Parses LilyPond string with English note names:

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

Parses LilyPond string with Dutch note names:

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

Returns Abjad component.