Define a simple monophonic tune in a string of plain text, then the player will generate tones for the notes creating the music. This tune player uses the ANSI music format, was also used by QBasic.
For example, this is how "Somewhere over the rainbow" looks like:
You can also read more about the ANSI music history and specs.
I'm working on this player to use it in TruequeGS, a project for teaching the principles of game design to kids.
Includes txt with some tunes for you to guess!