Common Music Notation (CMN) repertoire component declarations.
breath(breath mark) – An indication of a point at which the performer on an instrument requiring
breath (including the voice) may breathe.
mRest(measure rest) – Complete measure rest in any meter.
multiRest(multiple rest) – Multiple measures of rest compressed into a single symbol, frequently
found in performer parts.
Metadata header component declarations.
mensurationCaptures information about mensuration within bibliographic descriptions.
Mensural repertoire component declarations.
mensur(mensuration) – Collects information about the metrical relationship between a note
and the next smaller value; that is, either triple or duple.
proport(proportion) – Description of note duration as arithmetic ratio.
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.
ncSign representing a single pitched event, although the exact pitch may not be
ncGrpCollection of one or more neume components.
neumeSign representing one or more musical pitches.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
accid(accidental) – Records a temporary alteration to the pitch of a note.
ambNoteHighest or lowest pitch in a score, staff, or layer.
artic(articulation) – An indication of how to play a note or chord.
caesuraBreak, pause, or interruption in the normal tempo of a composition. Typically indicated
"railroad tracks", i.e., two diagonal slashes.
custosSymbol placed at the end of a line of music to indicate the first note of the next
Sometimes called a "direct".
dotDot of augmentation or division.
keyAccid(key accidental) – Accidental in a key signature.
noteA single pitched event.
restA non-sounding event found in the source being transcribed.