data.MELODICFUNCTION

data.MELODICFUNCTION Indication of melodic function, i.e., anticipation, lower neighbor, escape tone, etc.
Module MEI
Used by
Allowed values
aln
Accented lower neighbor.
ant
Anticipation.
app
Appogiatura.
apt
Accented passing tone.
arp
Arpeggio tone (chordal tone).
arp7
Arpeggio tone (7th added to the chord).
aun
Accented upper neighbor.
chg
Changing tone.
cln
Chromatic lower neighbor.
ct
Chord tone (i.e., not an embellishment).
ct7
Chord tone (7th added to the chord).
cun
Chromatic upper neighbor.
cup
Chromatic unaccented passing tone.
et
Escape tone.
ln
Lower neighbor.
ped
Pedal tone.
rep
Repeated tone.
ret
Retardation.
23ret
2-3 retardation.
78ret
7-8 retardation.
sus
Suspension.
43sus
4-3 suspension.
98sus
9-8 suspension.
76sus
7-6 suspension.
un
Upper neighbor.
un7
Upper neighbor (7th added to the chord).
upt
Unaccented passing tone.
upt7
Unaccented passing tone (7th added to the chord).
Declaration
<content>
<valList type= "closed">
<valItem ident= "aln">
<desc>Accented lower neighbor. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ant">
<desc>Anticipation. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "app">
<desc>Appogiatura. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "apt">
<desc>Accented passing tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "arp">
<desc>Arpeggio tone (chordal tone). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "arp7">
<desc>Arpeggio tone (7th added to the chord). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "aun">
<desc>Accented upper neighbor. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "chg">
<desc>Changing tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "cln">
<desc>Chromatic lower neighbor. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ct">
<desc>Chord tone (i.e., not an embellishment). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ct7">
<desc>Chord tone (7th added to the chord). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "cun">
<desc>Chromatic upper neighbor. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "cup">
<desc>Chromatic unaccented passing tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "et">
<desc>Escape tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ln">
<desc>Lower neighbor. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ped">
<desc>Pedal tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "rep">
<desc>Repeated tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "ret">
<desc>Retardation. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "23ret">
<desc>2-3 retardation. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "78ret">
<desc>7-8 retardation. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "sus">
<desc>Suspension. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "43sus">
<desc>4-3 suspension. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "98sus">
<desc>9-8 suspension. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "76sus">
<desc>7-6 suspension. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "un">
<desc>Upper neighbor. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "un7">
<desc>Upper neighbor (7th added to the chord). </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "upt">
<desc>Unaccented passing tone. </desc>
</valItem>
<valItem ident= "upt7">
<desc>Unaccented passing tone (7th added to the chord). </desc>
</valItem>
</valList>
</content>

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