att.facsimile

Attributes that associate a feature corresponding with all or part of an image.
Module
Attributes
facs
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.
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.
Facsimile component declarations.
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.
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abbr, accid, actor, add, addName, addrLine, address, ambNote, ambitus, anchoredText, annot, argument, arpeg, arranger, artic, attacca, author, avFile, bTrem, back, barLine, beam, beamSpan, beatRpt, bend, bibl, biblList, biblScope, bloc, bracketSpan, breath, byline, caesura, caption, castGrp, castItem, castList, cb, chord, clef, clefGrp, colophon, composer, contributor, corpName, country, cpMark, creation, curve, custos, damage, date, dedicatee, dedication, del, desc, dir, distributor, district, div, divLine, dot, dynam, editor, ending, epigraph, episema, event, eventList, expan, explicit, extent, f, fTrem, famName, fb, fermata, fig, fing, fingGrp, foreName, front, funder, genName, genre, geogFeat, geogName, gliss, graceGrp, graphic, grpSym, hairpin, halfmRpt, handShift, harm, harpPedal, head, heraldry, hispanTick, identifier, imprimatur, imprint, keyAccid, keySig, l, label, labelAbbr, layer, lb, lg, li, librettist, ligature, line, liquescent, list, lv, lyricist, mNum, mRest, mRpt, mRpt2, mSpace, mdiv, measure, mensur, metaMark, meterSig, meterSigGrp, mordent, multiRest, multiRpt, name, nameLink, nc, ncGrp, neume, note, num, oLayer, oStaff, octave, orig, oriscus, ornam, ossia, p, pb, pedal, perfDuration, periodName, persName, pgFoot, pgHead, phrase, physLoc, plateNum, plica, postBox, postCode, proport, pubPlace, publisher, quilisma, quote, recipient, refrain, region, reh, relatedItem, repository, resp, respStmt, rest, restore, role, roleDesc, roleName, rubric, sb, secFolio, section, seg, series, settlement, sic, signifLet, slur, sp, space, speaker, sponsor, stack, staff, staffGrp, stageDir, stamp, stem, street, strophicus, styleName, supplied, syl, syllable, symbol, table, td, tempo, textLang, th, tie, title, titlePage, titlePart, tr, trill, tuplet, tupletSpan, turn, unclear, verse, volta, watermark
abbrA generic element for 1) a shortened form of a word, including an acronym or 2) a shorthand notation.
accidRecords a temporary alteration to the pitch of a note.
actorName of an actor appearing within a cast list.
addMarks an addition to the text.
addNameContains an additional name component, such as a nickname, epithet, or alias, or any other descriptive phrase used within a personal name.
addressContains a postal address, for example of a publisher, an organization, or an individual.
addrLineSingle line of a postal address.
ambitusRange of a voice, instrument or piece.
ambNoteHighest or lowest pitch in a score, staff, or layer.
anchoredTextContainer for text that is fixed to a particular page location, regardless of changes made to the layout of the measures around it.
annotProvides a statement explaining the text or indicating the basis for an assertion.
argumentContains a formal list or prose description of topics addressed.
arpegIndicates that the notes of a chord are to be performed successively rather than simultaneously, usually from lowest to highest. Sometimes called a "roll".
arrangerA person or organization who transcribes a musical composition, usually for a different medium from that of the original; in an arrangement the musical substance remains essentially unchanged.
articAn indication of how to play a note or chord.
attaccaAn instruction to begin the next section or movement of a composition without pause.
authorThe name of the creator of the intellectual content of a non-musical, literary work.
avFileReferences an external digital audio or video file.
backContains any appendixes, advertisements, indexes, etc. following the main body of a musical text.
barLineVertical line drawn through one or more staves that divides musical notation into metrical units.
beamA container for a series of explicitly beamed events that begins and ends entirely within a measure.
beamSpanAlternative element for explicitly encoding beams, particularly those which extend across bar lines.
beatRptAn indication that material on a preceding beat should be repeated.
bendA variation in pitch (often micro-tonal) upwards or downwards during the course of a note.
biblProvides a loosely-structured bibliographic citation in which the sub-components may or may not be explicitly marked.
biblListList of bibliographic references.
biblScopeDefines the scope of a bibliographic reference, for example as a list of page numbers, or a named subdivision of a larger work.
blocContains the name of a geopolitical unit consisting of two or more nation states or countries.
bracketSpanMarks a sequence of notational events grouped by a bracket.
breathAn indication of a point at which the performer on an instrument requiring breath (including the voice) may breathe.
bTremA rapid alternation on a single pitch or chord.
bylineContains the primary statement of responsibility given for a work on its title page.
caesuraBreak, pause, or interruption in the normal tempo of a composition. Typically indicated by "railroad tracks", i.e., two diagonal slashes.
captionA label which accompanies an illustration or a table.
castGrpGroups one or more individual castItem elements within a cast list.
castItemContains a single entry within a cast list, describing either a single role or a list of non-speaking roles.
castListContains a single cast list or dramatis personae.
cbAn empty formatting element that forces text to begin in a new column.
chordA simultaneous sounding of two or more notes in the same layer *with the same duration*.
clefIndication of the exact location of a particular note on the staff and, therefore, the other notes as well.
clefGrpA set of simultaneously-occurring clefs.
colophonContains a statement providing information regarding the date, place, agency, or reason for production of the item.
composerThe name of the creator of the intellectual content of a musical work.
contributorNames of individuals, institutions, or organizations responsible for contributions to the intellectual content of a work, where the specialized elements for authors, editors, etc. do not suffice or do not apply.
corpNameIdentifies an organization or group of people that acts as a single entity.
countryContains the name of a geopolitical unit, such as a nation, country, colony, or commonwealth, larger than or administratively superior to a region and smaller than a bloc.
cpMarkA verbal or graphical indication to copy musical material written elsewhere.
creationNon-bibliographic details of the creation of an intellectual entity, in narrative form, such as the date, place, and circumstances of its composition. More detailed information may be captured within the history element.
curveA curved line that cannot be represented by a more specific element, such as a slur.
custosSymbol placed at the end of a line of music to indicate the first note of the next line. Sometimes called a "direct".
damageContains an area of damage to the physical medium.
dateA string identifying a point in time or the time period between two such points.
dedicateeEntity to whom a creative work is formally offered.
dedicationContains a dedicatory statement.
delContains information deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated as superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.
descContainer for text that briefly describes the feature to which it is attached, including its intended usage, purpose, or application as appropriate.
dirAn instruction expressed as a combination of text and symbols — such as segno and coda symbols, fermatas over a bar line, etc., typically above, below, or between staves, but not on the staff — that is not encoded elsewhere in more specific elements, like tempo or dynam.
distributorPerson or agency, other than a publisher, from which access (including electronic access) to a bibliographic entity may be obtained.
districtContains the name of any kind of subdivision of a settlement, such as a parish, ward, or other administrative or geographic unit.
divMajor structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or section.
divLineRepresents a division (divisio) in neume notation. Divisions indicate short, medium, or long pauses similar to breath marks in modern notation.
dotDot of augmentation or division.
dynamIndication of the volume of a note, phrase, or section of music.
editorThe name of the individual(s), institution(s) or organization(s) acting in an editorial capacity.
endingAlternative ending for a repeated passage of music; i.e., prima volta, seconda volta, etc.
epigraphContains a quotation, anonymous or attributed, appearing on a title page.
episemaEpisema.
eventContains a free-text event description.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
expanContains the expansion of an abbreviation.
explicitContains the explicit of a manuscript item; that is, the closing words of the text proper, exclusive of any rubric or colophon which might follow it.
extentUsed to express size in terms other than physical dimensions, such as number of pages, records, bytes, physical components, etc.
fSingle element of a figured bass indication.
famNameContains a family (inherited) name, as opposed to a given, baptismal, or nick name.
fbSymbols added to a bass line that indicate harmony. Used to improvise a chordal accompaniment. Sometimes called Generalbass, thoroughbass, or basso continuo.
fermataAn indication placed over a note or rest to indicate that it should be held longer than its written value. May also occur over a bar line to indicate the end of a phrase or section. Sometimes called a 'hold' or 'pause'.
figGroups elements representing or containing graphic information such as an illustration or figure.
fingfinger – An individual finger in a fingering indication.
fingGrp(finger group)– A group of individual fingers in a fingering indication.
foreNameContains a forename, given or baptismal name.
frontBundles prefatory text found before the start of the musical text.
fTremA rapid alternation between a pair of notes (or chords or perhaps between a note and a chord) that are (usually) farther apart than a major second.
funderNames of individuals, institutions, or organizations responsible for funding. Funders provide financial support for a project; they are distinct from sponsors, who provide intellectual support and authority.
genNameContains a name component used to distinguish otherwise similar names on the basis of the relative ages or generations of the persons named.
genreTerm or terms that designate a category characterizing a particular style, form, or content.
geogFeatContains a common noun identifying a geographical feature.
geogNameThe proper noun designation for a place, natural feature, or political jurisdiction.
glissA continuous or sliding movement from one pitch to another, usually indicated by a straight or wavy line.
graceGrpA container for a sequence of grace notes.
graphicIndicates the location of an inline graphic.
grpSymA brace or bracket used to group two or more staves of a score or part.
hairpinIndicates continuous dynamics expressed on the score as wedge-shaped graphics, e.g., < and >.
halfmRptA half-measure repeat in any meter.
handShiftMarks the beginning of a passage written in a new hand, or of a change in the scribe, writing style, ink or character of the document hand.
harmAn indication of harmony, e.g., chord names, tablature grids, harmonic analysis, figured bass.
harpPedalHarp pedal diagram.
headContains any heading, for example, the title of a section of text, or the heading of a list.
heraldryContains a heraldic formula or phrase, typically found as part of a blazon, coat of arms, etc.
hispanTickHispanic tick.
identifierAn alpha-numeric string that establishes the identity of the described material.
imprimaturContains a formal statement authorizing the publication of a work, sometimes required to appear on a title page or its verso.
imprintInformation relating to the publication or distribution of a bibliographic item.
keyAccidAccidental in a key signature.
keySigWritten key signature.
lContains a single line of text within a line group.
labelA container for document text that identifies the feature to which it is attached. For a "tool tip" or other generated label, use the label attribute.
labelAbbrA label on the pages following the first.
layerAn independent stream of events on a staff.
lbAn empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new line.
lgMay be used for any section of text that is organized as a group of lines; however, it is most often used for a group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit, e.g., a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.
liSingle item in a list.
librettistPerson or organization who is a writer of the text of an opera, oratorio, etc.
ligatureA mensural notation symbol that combines two or more notes into a single sign.
lineA visual line that cannot be represented by a more specific; i.e., semantic, element.
liquescentLiquescent.
listA formatting element that contains a series of items separated from one another and arranged in a linear, often vertical, sequence.
lvA "tie-like" indication that a note should ring beyond its written duration.
lyricistPerson or organization who is a writer of the text of a song.
mdivContains a subdivision of the body of a musical text.
measureUnit of musical time consisting of a fixed number of note values of a given type, as determined by the prevailing meter, and delimited in musical notation by bar lines.
mensurCollects information about the metrical relationship between a note value and the next smaller value; that is, either triple or duple.
metaMarkA graphical or textual statement with additional / explanatory information about the musical text. The textual consequences of this intervention are encoded independently via other means; that is, with elements such as <add>, <del>, etc.
meterSigWritten meter signature.
meterSigGrpUsed to capture alternating, interchanging, mixed or other non-standard meter signatures.
mNumDesignation, name, or label for a measure, often but not always consisting of digits. Use this element when the n attribute on measure does not adequately capture the appearance or placement of the measure number/label.
mordentAn ornament indicating rapid alternation of the main note with a secondary note, usually a step below, but sometimes a step above.
mRestComplete measure rest in any meter.
mRptAn indication that the previous measure should be repeated.
mRpt2An indication that the previous two measures should be repeated.
mSpaceA measure containing only empty space in any meter.
multiRestMultiple measures of rest compressed into a single symbol, frequently found in performer parts.
multiRptMultiple repeated measures.
nameProper noun or noun phrase.
nameLinkContains a connecting phrase or link used within a name but not regarded as part of it, such as "van der" or "of", "from", etc.
ncSign representing a single pitched event, although the exact pitch may not be known.
ncGrpCollection of one or more neume components.
neumeSign representing one or more musical pitches.
noteA single pitched event.
numNumeric information in any form.
octaveAn indication that a passage should be performed one or more octaves above or below its written pitch.
oLayerA layer that contains an alternative to material in another layer.
origContains material which is marked as following the original, rather than being normalized or corrected.
oriscusOriscus.
ornamAn element indicating an ornament that is not a mordent, turn, or trill.
ossiaCaptures original notation and a differently notated version *present in the source being transcribed*.
oStaffA staff that holds an alternative passage which may be played instead of the original material.
pOne or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
pbAn empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new page.
pedalPiano pedal mark.
perfDurationUsed to express the duration of performance of printed or manuscript music or the playing time for a sound recording, videorecording, etc.
periodNameA label that describes a period of time, such as 'Baroque' or '3rd Style period'.
persNameDesignation for an individual, including any or all of that individual's forenames, surnames, honorific titles, and added names.
pgFootA running footer.
pgHeadA running header.
phraseIndication of 1) a "unified melodic idea" or 2) performance technique.
physLocGroups information about the current physical location of a bibliographic item, such as the repository in which it is located and its shelf mark(s), and its previous locations.
plateNumDesignation assigned to a resource by a music publisher, usually printed at the bottom of each page, and sometimes appearing also on the title page.
plicaPlica
postBox(postal box or post office box) contains a number or other identifier for some postal delivery point other than a street address.
postCode(postal code) contains a numerical or alphanumeric code used as part of a postal address to simplify sorting or delivery of mail.
proportDescription of note duration as arithmetic ratio.
publisherName of the organization responsible for the publication of a bibliographic item.
pubPlaceName of the place where a bibliographic item was published.
quilismaQuilisma.
quoteContains a paragraph-like block of text attributed to an external source, normally set off from the surrounding text by spacing or other typographic distinction.
recipientThe name of the individual(s), institution(s) or organization(s) receiving correspondence.
refrainRecurring lyrics, especially at the end of each verse or stanza of a poem or song lyrics; a chorus.
regionContains the name of an administrative unit such as a state, province, or county, larger than a settlement, but smaller than a country.
rehIn an orchestral score and its corresponding parts, a mark indicating a convenient point from which to resume rehearsal after a break.
relatedItemContains or references another bibliographic item which is related to the present one.
repositoryInstitution, agency, or individual which holds a bibliographic item.
respA phrase describing the nature of intellectual responsibility.
respStmtTranscription of text that names one or more individuals, groups, or in rare cases, mechanical processes, responsible for creation, realization, production, funding, or distribution of the intellectual or artistic content.
restA non-sounding event found in the source being transcribed.
restoreIndicates restoration of material to an earlier state by cancellation of an editorial or authorial marking or instruction.
roleName of a dramatic role, as given in a cast list.
roleDescDescribes a character’s role in a drama.
roleNameContains a name component which indicates that the referent has a particular role or position in society, such as an official title or rank.
rubricContains a string of words through which a manuscript signals the beginning or end of a text division, often with an assertion as to its author and title, which is in some way set off from the text itself, usually in red ink, or by use of different size or type of script, or some other such visual device.
sbAn empty formatting element that forces musical notation to begin on a new line.
secFolioMarks the word or words taken from a fixed point in a codex (typically the beginning of the second leaf) in order to provide a unique identifier for the item.
sectionSegment of music data.
seg(arbitrary segment) represents any segmentation of text below the "text component" level.
seriesContains information about the serial publication in which a bibliographic item has appeared.
settlementContains the name of a settlement such as a city, town, or village identified as a single geopolitical or administrative unit.
sicContains apparently incorrect or inaccurate material.
signifLetSignificantive letter(s).
slurIndication of 1) a "unified melodic idea" or 2) performance technique.
spContains an individual speech in a performance text.
spaceA placeholder used to fill an incomplete measure, layer, etc. most often so that the combined duration of the events equals the number of beats in the measure.
speakerContains a specialized form of heading or label, giving the name of one or more speakers in a dramatic text or fragment.
sponsorNames of sponsoring individuals, organizations or institutions. Sponsors give their intellectual authority to a project; they are to be distinguished from funders, who provide the funding but do not necessarily take intellectual responsibility.
stackAn inline table with a single column.
staffA group of equidistant horizontal lines on which notes are placed in order to represent pitch or a grouping element for individual 'strands' of notes, rests, etc. that may or may not actually be rendered on staff lines; that is, both diastematic and non-diastematic signs.
staffGrpA group of bracketed or braced staves.
stageDirContains any kind of stage direction within a dramatic text or fragment.
stampContains a word or phrase describing an official mark indicating ownership, genuineness, validity, etc.
stemA stem element.
streetfull street address including any name or number identifying a building as well as the name of the street or route on which it is located.
strophicusStrophicus.
styleNameA label for a characteristic style of writing or performance, such as 'bebop' or 'rock-n-roll'.
suppliedContains material supplied by the transcriber or editor for any reason.
sylIndividual lyric syllable.
syllableNeume notation can be thought of as "neumed text". Therefore, the syllable element provides high-level organization in this repertoire.
symbolA reference to a previously defined symbol.
tableContains text displayed in tabular form.
tdDesignates a table cell that contains data as opposed to a cell that contains column or row heading information.
tempoText and symbols descriptive of tempo, mood, or style, e.g., "allarg.", "a tempo", "cantabile", "Moderato", "♩=60", "Moderato ♩ =60").
textLangIdentifies the languages and writing systems within the work described by a bibliographic description, not the language of the description.
thDesignates a table cell containing column or row heading information as opposed to one containing data.
tieAn indication that two notes of the same pitch form a single note with their combined rhythmic values.
titleTitle of a bibliographic entity.
titlePageContains a transcription of the title page of a text.
titlePartContains a subsection or division of the title of a bibliographic entity.
trA formatting element that contains one or more cells (intersection of a row and a column) in a table.
trillRapid alternation of a note with another (usually at the interval of a second above).
tupletA group of notes with "irregular" (sometimes called "irrational") rhythmic values, for example, three notes in the time normally occupied by two or nine in the time of five.
tupletSpanAlternative element for encoding tuplets, especially useful for tuplets that extend across bar lines.
turnAn ornament consisting of four notes — the upper neighbor of the written note, the written note, the lower neighbor, and the written note.
unclearContains material that cannot be transcribed with certainty because it is illegible or inaudible in the source.
verseDivision of a poem or song lyrics, sometimes having a fixed length, meter or rhyme scheme; a stanza.
voltaSung text for a specific iteration of a repeated section of music.
watermarkContains a description of a watermark or similar device.
Common Music Notation (CMN) repertoire component declarations.
arpegIndicates that the notes of a chord are to be performed successively rather than simultaneously, usually from lowest to highest. Sometimes called a "roll".
attaccaAn instruction to begin the next section or movement of a composition without pause.
bTremA rapid alternation on a single pitch or chord.
beamA container for a series of explicitly beamed events that begins and ends entirely within a measure.
beamSpanAlternative element for explicitly encoding beams, particularly those which extend across bar lines.
beatRptAn indication that material on a preceding beat should be repeated.
bendA variation in pitch (often micro-tonal) upwards or downwards during the course of a note.
bracketSpanMarks a sequence of notational events grouped by a bracket.
breathAn indication of a point at which the performer on an instrument requiring breath (including the voice) may breathe.
fTremA rapid alternation between a pair of notes (or chords or perhaps between a note and a chord) that are (usually) farther apart than a major second.
fermataAn indication placed over a note or rest to indicate that it should be held longer than its written value. May also occur over a bar line to indicate the end of a phrase or section. Sometimes called a 'hold' or 'pause'.
glissA continuous or sliding movement from one pitch to another, usually indicated by a straight or wavy line.
graceGrpA container for a sequence of grace notes.
hairpinIndicates continuous dynamics expressed on the score as wedge-shaped graphics, e.g., < and >.
halfmRptA half-measure repeat in any meter.
harpPedalHarp pedal diagram.
lvA "tie-like" indication that a note should ring beyond its written duration.
mNumDesignation, name, or label for a measure, often but not always consisting of digits. Use this element when the n attribute on measure does not adequately capture the appearance or placement of the measure number/label.
mRestComplete measure rest in any meter.
mRptAn indication that the previous measure should be repeated.
mRpt2An indication that the previous two measures should be repeated.
mSpaceA measure containing only empty space in any meter.
measureUnit of musical time consisting of a fixed number of note values of a given type, as determined by the prevailing meter, and delimited in musical notation by bar lines.
meterSigWritten meter signature.
meterSigGrpUsed to capture alternating, interchanging, mixed or other non-standard meter signatures.
multiRestMultiple measures of rest compressed into a single symbol, frequently found in performer parts.
multiRptMultiple repeated measures.
oLayerA layer that contains an alternative to material in another layer.
oStaffA staff that holds an alternative passage which may be played instead of the original material.
octaveAn indication that a passage should be performed one or more octaves above or below its written pitch.
ossiaCaptures original notation and a differently notated version *present in the source being transcribed*.
pedalPiano pedal mark.
rehIn an orchestral score and its corresponding parts, a mark indicating a convenient point from which to resume rehearsal after a break.
slurIndication of 1) a "unified melodic idea" or 2) performance technique.
tieAn indication that two notes of the same pitch form a single note with their combined rhythmic values.
tupletA group of notes with "irregular" (sometimes called "irrational") rhythmic values, for example, three notes in the time normally occupied by two or nine in the time of five.
tupletSpanAlternative element for encoding tuplets, especially useful for tuplets that extend across bar lines.
CMN ornament component declarations.
mordentAn ornament indicating rapid alternation of the main note with a secondary note, usually a step below, but sometimes a step above.
trillRapid alternation of a note with another (usually at the interval of a second above).
turnAn ornament consisting of four notes — the upper neighbor of the written note, the written note, the lower neighbor, and the written note.
Dramatic text component declarations.
spContains an individual speech in a performance text.
stageDirContains any kind of stage direction within a dramatic text or fragment.
Editorial and transcriptional component declarations.
abbrA generic element for 1) a shortened form of a word, including an acronym or 2) a shorthand notation.
addMarks an addition to the text.
cpMarkA verbal or graphical indication to copy musical material written elsewhere.
damageContains an area of damage to the physical medium.
delContains information deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated as superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.
expanContains the expansion of an abbreviation.
handShiftMarks the beginning of a passage written in a new hand, or of a change in the scribe, writing style, ink or character of the document hand.
metaMarkA graphical or textual statement with additional / explanatory information about the musical text. The textual consequences of this intervention are encoded independently via other means; that is, with elements such as <add>, <del>, etc.
origContains material which is marked as following the original, rather than being normalized or corrected.
restoreIndicates restoration of material to an earlier state by cancellation of an editorial or authorial marking or instruction.
sicContains apparently incorrect or inaccurate material.
suppliedContains material supplied by the transcriber or editor for any reason.
unclearContains material that cannot be transcribed with certainty because it is illegible or inaudible in the source.
Figures and tables component declarations.
figGroups elements representing or containing graphic information such as an illustration or figure.
graphicIndicates the location of an inline graphic.
tableContains text displayed in tabular form.
tdDesignates a table cell that contains data as opposed to a cell that contains column or row heading information.
thDesignates a table cell containing column or row heading information as opposed to one containing data.
trA formatting element that contains one or more cells (intersection of a row and a column) in a table.
Fingering component declarations.
fingfinger – An individual finger in a fingering indication.
fingGrp(finger group)– A group of individual fingers in a fingering indication.
Harmony component declarations.
fSingle element of a figured bass indication.
fbSymbols added to a bass line that indicate harmony. Used to improvise a chordal accompaniment. Sometimes called Generalbass, thoroughbass, or basso continuo.
harmAn indication of harmony, e.g., chord names, tablature grids, harmonic analysis, figured bass.
Metadata header component declarations.
bylineContains the primary statement of responsibility given for a work on its title page.
dedicationContains a dedicatory statement.
perfDurationUsed to express the duration of performance of printed or manuscript music or the playing time for a sound recording, videorecording, etc.
plateNumDesignation assigned to a resource by a music publisher, usually printed at the bottom of each page, and sometimes appearing also on the title page.
watermarkContains a description of a watermark or similar device.
Lyrics component declarations.
refrainRecurring lyrics, especially at the end of each verse or stanza of a poem or song lyrics; a chorus.
verseDivision of a poem or song lyrics, sometimes having a fixed length, meter or rhyme scheme; a stanza.
voltaSung text for a specific iteration of a repeated section of music.
Mensural repertoire component declarations.
ligatureA mensural notation symbol that combines two or more notes into a single sign.
mensurCollects information about the metrical relationship between a note value and the next smaller value; that is, either triple or duple.
plicaPlica
proportDescription of note duration as arithmetic ratio.
stemA stem element.
Manuscript description component declarations.
colophonContains a statement providing information regarding the date, place, agency, or reason for production of the item.
explicitContains the explicit of a manuscript item; that is, the closing words of the text proper, exclusive of any rubric or colophon which might follow it.
heraldryContains a heraldic formula or phrase, typically found as part of a blazon, coat of arms, etc.
rubricContains a string of words through which a manuscript signals the beginning or end of a text division, often with an assertion as to its author and title, which is in some way set off from the text itself, usually in red ink, or by use of different size or type of script, or some other such visual device.
secFolioMarks the word or words taken from a fixed point in a codex (typically the beginning of the second leaf) in order to provide a unique identifier for the item.
stampContains a word or phrase describing an official mark indicating ownership, genuineness, validity, etc.
Names and dates component declarations.
addNameContains an additional name component, such as a nickname, epithet, or alias, or any other descriptive phrase used within a personal name.
blocContains the name of a geopolitical unit consisting of two or more nation states or countries.
corpNameIdentifies an organization or group of people that acts as a single entity.
countryContains the name of a geopolitical unit, such as a nation, country, colony, or commonwealth, larger than or administratively superior to a region and smaller than a bloc.
districtContains the name of any kind of subdivision of a settlement, such as a parish, ward, or other administrative or geographic unit.
famNameContains a family (inherited) name, as opposed to a given, baptismal, or nick name.
foreNameContains a forename, given or baptismal name.
genNameContains a name component used to distinguish otherwise similar names on the basis of the relative ages or generations of the persons named.
geogFeatContains a common noun identifying a geographical feature.
geogNameThe proper noun designation for a place, natural feature, or political jurisdiction.
nameLinkContains a connecting phrase or link used within a name but not regarded as part of it, such as "van der" or "of", "from", etc.
periodNameA label that describes a period of time, such as 'Baroque' or '3rd Style period'.
persNameDesignation for an individual, including any or all of that individual's forenames, surnames, honorific titles, and added names.
postBox(postal box or post office box) contains a number or other identifier for some postal delivery point other than a street address.
postCode(postal code) contains a numerical or alphanumeric code used as part of a postal address to simplify sorting or delivery of mail.
regionContains the name of an administrative unit such as a state, province, or county, larger than a settlement, but smaller than a country.
roleNameContains a name component which indicates that the referent has a particular role or position in society, such as an official title or rank.
settlementContains the name of a settlement such as a city, town, or village identified as a single geopolitical or administrative unit.
streetfull street address including any name or number identifying a building as well as the name of the street or route on which it is located.
styleNameA label for a characteristic style of writing or performance, such as 'bebop' or 'rock-n-roll'.
Neume repertoire component declarations.
divLineRepresents a division (divisio) in neume notation. Divisions indicate short, medium, or long pauses similar to breath marks in modern notation.
episemaEpisema.
hispanTickHispanic tick.
liquescentLiquescent.
ncSign representing a single pitched event, although the exact pitch may not be known.
ncGrpCollection of one or more neume components.
neumeSign representing one or more musical pitches.
oriscusOriscus.
quilismaQuilisma.
signifLetSignificantive letter(s).
strophicusStrophicus.
syllableNeume notation can be thought of as "neumed text". Therefore, the syllable element provides high-level organization in this repertoire.
Performance component declarations.
avFileReferences an external digital audio or video file.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
accidRecords a temporary alteration to the pitch of a note.
actorName of an actor appearing within a cast list.
addrLineSingle line of a postal address.
addressContains a postal address, for example of a publisher, an organization, or an individual.
ambNoteHighest or lowest pitch in a score, staff, or layer.
ambitusRange of a voice, instrument or piece.
annotProvides a statement explaining the text or indicating the basis for an assertion.
arrangerA person or organization who transcribes a musical composition, usually for a different medium from that of the original; in an arrangement the musical substance remains essentially unchanged.
articAn indication of how to play a note or chord.
authorThe name of the creator of the intellectual content of a non-musical, literary work.
barLineVertical line drawn through one or more staves that divides musical notation into metrical units.
biblProvides a loosely-structured bibliographic citation in which the sub-components may or may not be explicitly marked.
biblListList of bibliographic references.
biblScopeDefines the scope of a bibliographic reference, for example as a list of page numbers, or a named subdivision of a larger work.
caesuraBreak, pause, or interruption in the normal tempo of a composition. Typically indicated by "railroad tracks", i.e., two diagonal slashes.
captionA label which accompanies an illustration or a table.
castGrpGroups one or more individual castItem elements within a cast list.
castItemContains a single entry within a cast list, describing either a single role or a list of non-speaking roles.
castListContains a single cast list or dramatis personae.
cbAn empty formatting element that forces text to begin in a new column.
chordA simultaneous sounding of two or more notes in the same layer *with the same duration*.
clefIndication of the exact location of a particular note on the staff and, therefore, the other notes as well.
clefGrpA set of simultaneously-occurring clefs.
composerThe name of the creator of the intellectual content of a musical work.
contributorNames of individuals, institutions, or organizations responsible for contributions to the intellectual content of a work, where the specialized elements for authors, editors, etc. do not suffice or do not apply.
creationNon-bibliographic details of the creation of an intellectual entity, in narrative form, such as the date, place, and circumstances of its composition. More detailed information may be captured within the history element.
custosSymbol placed at the end of a line of music to indicate the first note of the next line. Sometimes called a "direct".
dateA string identifying a point in time or the time period between two such points.
dedicateeEntity to whom a creative work is formally offered.
descContainer for text that briefly describes the feature to which it is attached, including its intended usage, purpose, or application as appropriate.
dirAn instruction expressed as a combination of text and symbols — such as segno and coda symbols, fermatas over a bar line, etc., typically above, below, or between staves, but not on the staff — that is not encoded elsewhere in more specific elements, like tempo or dynam.
distributorPerson or agency, other than a publisher, from which access (including electronic access) to a bibliographic entity may be obtained.
divMajor structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or section.
dotDot of augmentation or division.
dynamIndication of the volume of a note, phrase, or section of music.
editorThe name of the individual(s), institution(s) or organization(s) acting in an editorial capacity.
endingAlternative ending for a repeated passage of music; i.e., prima volta, seconda volta, etc.
eventContains a free-text event description.
eventListContains historical information given as a sequence of significant past events.
extentUsed to express size in terms other than physical dimensions, such as number of pages, records, bytes, physical components, etc.
funderNames of individuals, institutions, or organizations responsible for funding. Funders provide financial support for a project; they are distinct from sponsors, who provide intellectual support and authority.
genreTerm or terms that designate a category characterizing a particular style, form, or content.
grpSymA brace or bracket used to group two or more staves of a score or part.
headContains any heading, for example, the title of a section of text, or the heading of a list.
identifierAn alpha-numeric string that establishes the identity of the described material.
imprintInformation relating to the publication or distribution of a bibliographic item.
keyAccidAccidental in a key signature.
keySigWritten key signature.
labelA container for document text that identifies the feature to which it is attached. For a "tool tip" or other generated label, use the label attribute.
labelAbbrA label on the pages following the first.
layerAn independent stream of events on a staff.
lbAn empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new line.
lgMay be used for any section of text that is organized as a group of lines; however, it is most often used for a group of verse lines functioning as a formal unit, e.g., a stanza, refrain, verse paragraph, etc.
librettistPerson or organization who is a writer of the text of an opera, oratorio, etc.
lyricistPerson or organization who is a writer of the text of a song.
mdivContains a subdivision of the body of a musical text.
nameProper noun or noun phrase.
noteA single pitched event.
numNumeric information in any form.
ornamAn element indicating an ornament that is not a mordent, turn, or trill.
pOne or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
pbAn empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new page.
pgFootA running footer.
pgHeadA running header.
phraseIndication of 1) a "unified melodic idea" or 2) performance technique.
physLocGroups information about the current physical location of a bibliographic item, such as the repository in which it is located and its shelf mark(s), and its previous locations.
pubPlaceName of the place where a bibliographic item was published.
publisherName of the organization responsible for the publication of a bibliographic item.
recipientThe name of the individual(s), institution(s) or organization(s) receiving correspondence.
relatedItemContains or references another bibliographic item which is related to the present one.
repositoryInstitution, agency, or individual which holds a bibliographic item.
respA phrase describing the nature of intellectual responsibility.
respStmtTranscription of text that names one or more individuals, groups, or in rare cases, mechanical processes, responsible for creation, realization, production, funding, or distribution of the intellectual or artistic content.
restA non-sounding event found in the source being transcribed.
roleName of a dramatic role, as given in a cast list.
roleDescDescribes a character’s role in a drama.
sbAn empty formatting element that forces musical notation to begin on a new line.
sectionSegment of music data.
seriesContains information about the serial publication in which a bibliographic item has appeared.
spaceA placeholder used to fill an incomplete measure, layer, etc. most often so that the combined duration of the events equals the number of beats in the measure.
speakerContains a specialized form of heading or label, giving the name of one or more speakers in a dramatic text or fragment.
sponsorNames of sponsoring individuals, organizations or institutions. Sponsors give their intellectual authority to a project; they are to be distinguished from funders, who provide the funding but do not necessarily take intellectual responsibility.
stackAn inline table with a single column.
staffA group of equidistant horizontal lines on which notes are placed in order to represent pitch or a grouping element for individual 'strands' of notes, rests, etc. that may or may not actually be rendered on staff lines; that is, both diastematic and non-diastematic signs.
staffGrpA group of bracketed or braced staves.
sylIndividual lyric syllable.
symbolA reference to a previously defined symbol.
tempoText and symbols descriptive of tempo, mood, or style, e.g., "allarg.", "a tempo", "cantabile", "Moderato", "♩=60", "Moderato ♩ =60").
textLangIdentifies the languages and writing systems within the work described by a bibliographic description, not the language of the description.
titleTitle of a bibliographic entity.
titlePageContains a transcription of the title page of a text.
titlePartContains a subsection or division of the title of a bibliographic entity.
Text component declarations.
argumentContains a formal list or prose description of topics addressed.
backContains any appendixes, advertisements, indexes, etc. following the main body of a musical text.
epigraphContains a quotation, anonymous or attributed, appearing on a title page.
frontBundles prefatory text found before the start of the musical text.
imprimaturContains a formal statement authorizing the publication of a work, sometimes required to appear on a title page or its verso.
lContains a single line of text within a line group.
liSingle item in a list.
listA formatting element that contains a series of items separated from one another and arranged in a linear, often vertical, sequence.
quoteContains a paragraph-like block of text attributed to an external source, normally set off from the surrounding text by spacing or other typographic distinction.
seg(arbitrary segment) represents any segmentation of text below the "text component" level.
User-defined symbols component declarations.
anchoredTextContainer for text that is fixed to a particular page location, regardless of changes made to the layout of the measures around it.
curveA curved line that cannot be represented by a more specific element, such as a slur.
lineA visual line that cannot be represented by a more specific; i.e., semantic, element.
Constraints

@facs attribute should have content.
Each value in @facs should correspond to the @xml:id attribute of a surface or zone element.

Declaration
<classSpec ident="att.facsimile" module="MEI.facsimile" type="atts">
<desc xml:lang="en">Attributes that associate a feature corresponding with all or part of an image.</desc>
<attList>
<attDef ident="facs" usage="opt">
<desc xml:lang="en">Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it.</desc>
<datatype maxOccurs="unbounded">
<rng:ref name="data.URI"/>
</datatype>
<constraintSpec ident="check_facsTarget" scheme="isoschematron">
<constraint>
<sch:rule context="@facs">
<sch:assert role="warning" test="not(normalize-space(.) eq '')">@facs attribute should have content.</sch:assert>
<sch:assert role="warning" test="every $i in tokenize(., '\s+') satisfies substring($i,2)=//mei:*[local-name() eq 'surface' or local-name() eq 'zone']/@xml:id">Each value in @facs should correspond to the @xml:id attribute of a surface or zone element.</sch:assert>
</sch:rule>
</constraint>
</constraintSpec>
</attDef>
</attList>
</classSpec>