Encoding Music Notation

The chapter "Encoding Music Notation" is divided into three tutorials, ordered according to increasing complexity:

Each tutorial addresses some pertinent features of MEI and concludes with a test of the principles acquired in that section. Best results will be obtained if this order is followed through the course of the tutorials.

The following Cheat sheet on "MEI music" contains some basic information on encoding music notation, such as the structure of a minimal MEI file containing one note, constituents of the element, the structure of a score definition and possible attributes of a note. Please click on the image to download the Cheat sheet as a PDF file.