<incipText> Opening words of a musical composition.
Module MEI.header
@analog (optional) Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value of datatype string. att.bibl
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@mimetype (optional) Specifies the applicable MIME (multimedia internet mail extension) type. The value should be a valid MIME media type defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force in RFC 2046. Value of datatype string. att.internetmedia
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@target (optional) Allows the use of one or more previously-undeclared URIs to identify passive participants in a relationship; that is, the entities pointed "to". One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.pointing
@targettype (optional) Characterization of target resource(s) using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.pointing
@translit (optional) Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.lang
@xlink:actuate (optional) Defines whether a link occurs automatically or must be requested by the user. Allowed values are: " onLoad" (Load the target resource(s) immediately.), " onRequest" (Load the target resource(s) upon user request.), " none" (Do not permit loading of the target resource(s).), " other" (Behavior other than allowed by the other values of this attribute.) att.pointing
@xlink:role (optional) Characterization of the relationship between resources. The value of the role attribute must be a URI. Value conforms to data.URI . att.pointing
@xlink:show (optional) Defines how a remote resource is rendered. Allowed values are: " new" (Open in a new window.), " replace" (Load the referenced resource in the same window.), " embed" (Embed the referenced resource at the point of the link.), " none" (Do not permit traversal to the referenced resource.), " other" (Behavior other than permitted by the other values of this attribute.) att.pointing
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
@xml:lang (optional) Identifies the language of the element's content. The values for this attribute are language 'tags' as defined in BCP 47. All language tags that make use of private use sub-tags must be documented in a corresponding language element in the MEI header whose id attribute is the same as the language tag's value. Value of datatype language. att.lang
Member of
Contained by
MEI.shared incip
May contain
MEI.shared p
MEI.text lg
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.lang" />
<memberOf key= " att.pointing" />
<memberOf key= " att.internetmedia" />
<rng:ref name= " model.pLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.lgLike" />

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements