data.ARTICULATION

data.ARTICULATION The following list of articulations mostly corresponds to symbols from the Western Musical Symbols portion of the Unicode Standard. The dot and stroke values may be used in cases where interpretation is difficult or undesirable.
Module MEI
Used by
Allowed values
acc
Accent (Unicode 1D17B).
stacc
Staccato (Unicode 1D17C).
ten
Tenuto (Unicode 1D17D).
stacciss
Staccatissimo (Unicode 1D17E).
marc
Marcato (Unicode 1D17F).
marc-stacc
Marcato + staccato (Unicode 1D180).
spicc
Spiccato.
doit
Main note followed by short slide to higher, indeterminate pitch (Unicode 1D185).
scoop
Main note preceded by short slide from lower, indeterminate pitch (Unicode 1D186).
rip
Main note preceded by long slide from lower, often indeterminate pitch; also known as "squeeze".
plop
Main note preceded by "slide" from higher, indeterminate pitch.
fall
Main note followed by short "slide" to lower, indeterminate pitch.
longfall
Main note followed by long "slide" to lower, indeterminate pitch.
bend
"lip slur" to lower pitch, then return to written pitch.
flip
Main note followed by quick upward rise, then descent in pitch (Unicode 1D187).
smear
(Unicode 1D188).
shake
Alternation between written pitch and next highest overtone (brass instruments) or note minor third higher (woodwinds).
dnbow
Down bow (Unicode 1D1AA).
upbow
Up bow (Unicode 1D1AB).
harm
Harmonic (Unicode 1D1AC).
snap
Snap pizzicato (Unicode 1D1AD).
fingernail
Fingernail (Unicode 1D1B3).
ten-stacc
Tenuto + staccato (Unicode 1D182).
damp
Stop harp string from sounding (Unicode 1D1B4).
dampall
Stop all harp strings from sounding (Unicode 1D1B5).
open
Full (as opposed to stopped) tone.
stop
"muffled" tone.
dbltongue
Double tongue (Unicode 1D18A).
trpltongue
Triple tongue (Unicode 1D18B).
heel
Use heel (organ pedal).
toe
Use toe (organ pedal).
tap
Percussive effect on guitar string(s).
lhpizz
Left-hand pizzicato.
dot
Uninterpreted dot.
stroke
Uninterpreted stroke.
Declaration
<content>
<valList type= "closed">
<valItem ident= "acc">
<desc>Accent (Unicode 1D17B). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "stacc">
<desc>Staccato (Unicode 1D17C). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ten">
<desc>Tenuto (Unicode 1D17D). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "stacciss">
<desc>Staccatissimo (Unicode 1D17E). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "marc">
<desc>Marcato (Unicode 1D17F). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "marc-stacc">
<desc>Marcato + staccato (Unicode 1D180). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "spicc">
<desc>Spiccato. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "doit">
<desc>Main note followed by short slide to higher, indeterminate pitch (Unicode 1D185). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "scoop">
<desc>Main note preceded by short slide from lower, indeterminate pitch (Unicode 1D186). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "rip">
<desc>Main note preceded by long slide from lower, often indeterminate pitch; also known as "squeeze". </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "plop">
<desc>Main note preceded by "slide" from higher, indeterminate pitch. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "fall">
<desc>Main note followed by short "slide" to lower, indeterminate pitch. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "longfall">
<desc>Main note followed by long "slide" to lower, indeterminate pitch. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "bend">
<desc>"lip slur" to lower pitch, then return to written pitch. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "flip">
<desc>Main note followed by quick upward rise, then descent in pitch (Unicode 1D187). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "smear">
<desc>(Unicode 1D188). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "shake">
<desc>Alternation between written pitch and next highest overtone (brass instruments) or note minor third higher (woodwinds). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "dnbow">
<desc>Down bow (Unicode 1D1AA). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "upbow">
<desc>Up bow (Unicode 1D1AB). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "harm">
<desc>Harmonic (Unicode 1D1AC). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "snap">
<desc>Snap pizzicato (Unicode 1D1AD). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "fingernail">
<desc>Fingernail (Unicode 1D1B3). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ten-stacc">
<desc>Tenuto + staccato (Unicode 1D182). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "damp">
<desc>Stop harp string from sounding (Unicode 1D1B4). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "dampall">
<desc>Stop all harp strings from sounding (Unicode 1D1B5). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "open">
<desc>Full (as opposed to stopped) tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "stop">
<desc>"muffled" tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "dbltongue">
<desc>Double tongue (Unicode 1D18A). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "trpltongue">
<desc>Triple tongue (Unicode 1D18B). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "heel">
<desc>Use heel (organ pedal). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "toe">
<desc>Use toe (organ pedal). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "tap">
<desc>Percussive effect on guitar string(s). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "lhpizz">
<desc>Left-hand pizzicato. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "dot">
<desc>Uninterpreted dot. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "stroke">
<desc>Uninterpreted stroke. </desc>
</valItem>
</valList>
</content>

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0