<tempo>

<tempo> Text and symbols descriptive of tempo, mood, or style, e.g., "allarg.", "a tempo", "cantabile", "Moderato", "♩=60", "Moderato ♩ =60").
Module MEI.shared
Attributes
@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
@copyof (optional) Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI . att.common.anl
@corresp (optional) Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.common.anl
@endho (optional) Records the horizontal adjustment of a feature's programmatically-determined end point. Value conforms to data.MEASUREMENTREL . att.visualoffset2.ho
@endto (optional) Records a timestamp adjustment of a feature's programmatically-determined end point. Value conforms to data.TSTAMPOFFSET . att.visualoffset2.to
@evaluate (optional) Specifies the intended meaning when a participant in a relationship is itself a pointer. Allowed values are: " all" (If an element pointed to is itself a pointer, then the target of that pointer will be taken, and so on, until an element is found which is not a pointer.) , " one" (If an element pointed to is itself a pointer, then its target (whether a pointer or not) is taken as the target of this pointer.) , " none" (No further evaluation of targets is carried out beyond that needed to find the element(s) specified in plist or target attribute.) att.targeteval
@facs (optional) Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.facsimile
@func (optional) Records the function of a tempo indication. Allowed values are: " continuous" (Marks a gradual change of tempo, such as "accel." or "rit."), " instantaneous" (Represents a static tempo instruction, such as a textual term like "Adagio", a metronome marking like "♩=70", or a combination of text and metronome indication.) , " metricmod" (Captures a change in pulse rate (tempo) and/or pulse grouping (subdivision) in an "equation" of the form [tempo before change] = [tempo after change].) , " precedente" (Indicates a change in pulse rate (tempo) and/or pulse grouping (subdivision) in an "equation" of the form [tempo after change] = [tempo before change]. The term "precedente" often appears following the "equation" to distinquish this kind of historical usage from the modern metric modulation form.) att.tempo.log
@ho (optional) Records a horizontal adjustment to a feature's programmatically-determined location in terms of staff interline distance; that is, in units of 1/2 the distance between adjacent staff lines. Value conforms to data.MEASUREMENTREL . att.visualoffset.ho
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@layer (optional) Identifies the layer to which a feature applies. One or more values of datatype positiveInteger, separated by spaces. att.layerident
@midi.bpm (optional) Captures the number of *quarter notes* per minute. In MIDI, a beat is always defined as a quarter note, *not the numerator of the time signature or the metronomic indication*. Value conforms to data.MIDIBPM . att.miditempo
@midi.mspb (optional) Records the number of microseconds per *quarter note*. In MIDI, a beat is always defined as a quarter note, *not the numerator of the time signature or the metronomic indication*. At 120 quarter notes per minute, each quarter note will last 500,000 microseconds. Value conforms to data.MIDIMSPB . att.miditempo
@mm (optional) Used to describe tempo in terms of beats (often the meter signature denominator) per minute, ala M.M. (Maezel's Metronome). Do not confuse this attribute with midi.bpm or midi.mspb. In MIDI, a beat is always defined as a quarter note, *not the numerator of the time signature or the metronomic indication*. Value conforms to data.TEMPOVALUE . att.mmtempo
@mm.dots (optional) Records the number of augmentation dots required by a dotted metronome unit. Value conforms to data.AUGMENTDOT . att.mmtempo
@mm.unit (optional) Captures the metronomic unit. Value conforms to data.DURATION . att.mmtempo
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@next (optional) Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.common.anl
@place (optional) Captures the placement of the item with respect to the staff with which it is associated. Value conforms to data.STAFFREL . att.placement
@plist (optional) Contains a space separated list of references that identify active participants in a collection/relationship, such as notes under a phrase mark; that is, the entities pointed "from". One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.plist
@prev (optional) Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.common.anl
@sameas (optional) Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.common.anl
@staff (optional) Signifies the staff on which a notated event occurs or to which a control event applies. Mandatory when applicable. One or more values of datatype positiveInteger, separated by spaces. att.staffident
@startho (optional) Records the horizontal adjustment of a feature's programmatically-determined start point. Value conforms to data.MEASUREMENTREL . att.visualoffset2.ho
@startid (optional) Holds a reference to the first element in a sequence of events to which the feature applies. Value conforms to data.URI . att.startid
@startto (optional) Records a timestamp adjustment of a feature's programmatically-determined start point. Value conforms to data.TSTAMPOFFSET . att.visualoffset2.to
@subtype (optional) Provide any sub-classification for the element, additional to that given by its type attribute. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@synch (optional) Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.common.anl
@to (optional) Records a timestamp adjustment of a feature's programmatically-determined location in terms of musical time; that is, beats. Value conforms to data.TSTAMPOFFSET . att.visualoffset.to
@translit (optional) Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.lang
@tstamp (optional) Encodes the onset time in terms of musical time, i.e., beats[.fractional_beat_part]. Value conforms to data.BEAT . att.timestamp.musical
@tstamp.ges (optional) Captures performed onset time in several forms; that is, ppq (MIDI clicks and MusicXML 'divisions'), Humdrum **recip values, beats, seconds, or mensural duration values. Value conforms to data.DURATION.gestural . att.timestamp.performed
@tstamp.real (optional) Used to record the onset time in terms of ISO time. Value conforms to data.ISOTIME . att.timestamp.performed
@type (optional) Characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@vo (optional) Records the vertical adjustment of a feature's programmatically-determined location in terms of staff interline distance; that is, in units of 1/2 the distance between adjacent staff lines. Value conforms to data.MEASUREMENTREL . att.visualoffset.vo
@when (optional) Indicates the point of occurrence of this feature along a time line. Its value must be the ID of a when element elsewhere in the document. Value conforms to data.URI . att.alignment
@x (optional) Encodes an x coordinate for a feature in an output coordinate system. When it is necessary to record the placement of a feature in a facsimile image, use the facs attribute. Value of datatype decimal. att.xy
@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
@y (optional) Encodes an y coordinate for a feature in an output coordinate system. When it is necessary to record the placement of a feature in a facsimile image, use the facs attribute. Value of datatype decimal. att.xy
Member of
Contained by
MEI.cmn bend gliss measure
MEI.critapp lem rdg
MEI.frbr expression
MEI.header key mensuration meter work
MEI.lyrics verse
MEI.mensural ligature
MEI.neumes syllable
May contain
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.facsimile" />
<memberOf key= " att.lang" />
<memberOf key= " att.tempo.log" />
<memberOf key= " att.tempo.vis" />
<memberOf key= " att.tempo.ges" />
<memberOf key= " att.tempo.anl" />
<memberOf key= " att.typed" />
<memberOf key= " model.controleventLike" />
<memberOf key= " model.workIdent" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:choice>
<rng:text/>
<rng:ref name= " model.textphraseLike.limited" />
<rng:ref name= " model.graphicprimitiveLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.editLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.transcriptionLike" />
</rng:choice>
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
Constraints
Only label, n, xml:base, xml:id, and xml:lang attributes allowed when this element occurs in the header.
<sch:rule context= "mei:tempo[ancestor::mei:meiHead]">
<sch:assert test= "not(@*[name() != 'label' and name() != 'n' and name() != 'xml:base' and name() != 'xml:id' and name() != 'xml:lang'])" > Only label, n, xml:base, xml:id, and xml:lang attributes allowed when this element occurs in the header. </sch:assert>
</sch:rule>
Constraints
Must have one of the attributes: startid, tstamp, tstamp.ges or tstamp.real.
<sch:rule context= "mei:tempo[not(ancestor::mei:syllable) and not(ancestor::mei:work) and not(ancestor::mei:expression) and not(count(ancestor::mei:*) = 0)]" >
<sch:assert test= "@startid or @tstamp or @tstamp.ges or @tstamp.real"> Must have one of the attributes: startid, tstamp, tstamp.ges or tstamp.real. </sch:assert>
</sch:rule>

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