<mensuration>

Captures information about mensuration within bibliographic descriptions.
Module
MEI.header
Attributes
altsym, analog, class, color, copyof, corresp, divisio, dot, follows, fontfam, fontname, fontsize, fontstyle, fontweight, form, glyph.auth, glyph.name, glyph.num, glyph.uri, label, loc, modusmaior, modusminor, n, next, num, numbase, orient, precedes, prev, prolatio, resp, sameas, sign, slash, synch, tempus, translit, type, xml:base, xml:id, xml:lang
altsym(optional)Provides a way of pointing to a user-defined symbol. It must contain a reference to an ID of a symbolDef element elsewhere in the document. Value conforms to data.URI.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
color(optional)Used to indicate visual appearance. Do not confuse this with the musical term 'color' as used in pre-CMN notation. Value conforms to data.COLOR.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
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.
divisio(optional)Describes the divisions of the breve in use in 14th-century Italy. Value conforms to data.DIVISIO.
dot(optional)Specifies whether a dot is to be added to the base symbol. Value conforms to data.BOOLEAN.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
fontfam(optional)Contains the name of a font-family. Value conforms to data.FONTFAMILY.
fontname(optional)Holds the name of a font. Value conforms to data.FONTNAME.
fontsize(optional)Indicates the size of a font expressed in printers' points, i.e., 1/72nd of an inch, relative terms, e.g., "small", "larger", etc., or percentage values relative to "normal" size, e.g., "125%". Value conforms to data.FONTSIZE.
fontstyle(optional)Records the style of a font, i.e, italic, oblique, or normal. Value conforms to data.FONTSTYLE.
fontweight(optional)Used to indicate bold type. Value conforms to data.FONTWEIGHT.
form(optional)Indicates whether the base symbol is written vertically or horizontally. Allowed values are: "horizontal" (Horizontally oriented.), "vertical" (Vertically oriented.)
glyph.auth(optional)A name or label associated with the controlled vocabulary from which the value of glyph.name or glyph.num is taken. Allowed values are: "smufl" (Standard Music Font Layout.)
glyph.name(optional)Glyph name. Value is plain text.
glyph.num(optional)Numeric glyph reference in hexadecimal notation, e.g. "#xE000" or "U+E000". N.B. SMuFL version 1.18 uses the range U+E000 - U+ECBF. Value conforms to data.HEXNUM.
glyph.uri(optional)The web-accessible location of the controlled vocabulary from which the value of glyph.name or glyph.num is taken. Value conforms to data.URI.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
loc(optional)Holds the staff location of the feature. Value conforms to data.STAFFLOC.
modusmaior(optional)Describes the maxima-long relationship. Value conforms to data.MODUSMAIOR.
modusminor(optional)Describes the long-breve relationship. Value conforms to data.MODUSMINOR.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
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.
num(optional)Along with numbase, describes duration as a ratio. num is the first value in the ratio, while numbase is the second. Value is a positive integer.
numbase(optional)Along with num, describes duration as a ratio. num is the first value in the ratio, while numbase is the second. Value is a positive integer.
orient(optional)Describes the rotation or reflection of the base symbol. Value conforms to data.ORIENTATION.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prolatio(optional)Describes the semibreve-minim relationship. Value conforms to data.PROLATIO.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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.
sign(optional)The base symbol in the mensuration sign/time signature of mensural notation. Value conforms to data.MENSURATIONSIGN.
slash(optional)Indicates the number of slashes present. Value conforms to data.SLASH.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
tempus(optional)Describes the breve-semibreve relationship. Value conforms to data.TEMPUS.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml: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 is a language.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to many elements.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that form the basis of the att.common class.
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.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that uniquely identify an element.
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 is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared)
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that specify element-to-element relationships.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
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.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes used to supply a number-like designation for an element.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
(MEI.shared) Attributes capturing information regarding responsibility for some aspect of the text's creation, transcription, editing, or encoding.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Bibliographic attributes.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Language attributes common to text elements.
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 is a language.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
(MEI.shared) Logical domain attributes.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that describe duration as a ratio.
num(optional)Along with numbase, describes duration as a ratio. num is the first value in the ratio, while numbase is the second. Value is a positive integer.
numbase(optional)Along with num, describes duration as a ratio. num is the first value in the ratio, while numbase is the second. Value is a positive integer.
(MEI.mensural) Shared attributes in the mensural repertoire.
modusmaior(optional)Describes the maxima-long relationship. Value conforms to data.MODUSMAIOR.
modusminor(optional)Describes the long-breve relationship. Value conforms to data.MODUSMINOR.
prolatio(optional)Describes the semibreve-minim relationship. Value conforms to data.PROLATIO.
tempus(optional)Describes the breve-semibreve relationship. Value conforms to data.TEMPUS.
divisio(optional)Describes the divisions of the breve in use in 14th-century Italy. Value conforms to data.DIVISIO.
(MEI.visual) Visual domain attributes. These attributes describe the physical appearance of the mensuration sign/time signature of mensural notation.
dot(optional)Specifies whether a dot is to be added to the base symbol. Value conforms to data.BOOLEAN.
form(optional)Indicates whether the base symbol is written vertically or horizontally. Allowed values are: "horizontal" (Horizontally oriented.), "vertical" (Vertically oriented.)
orient(optional)Describes the rotation or reflection of the base symbol. Value conforms to data.ORIENTATION.
sign(optional)The base symbol in the mensuration sign/time signature of mensural notation. Value conforms to data.MENSURATIONSIGN.
(MEI.usersymbols) Attributes supplying pointers to user-defined symbols.
altsym(optional)Provides a way of pointing to a user-defined symbol. It must contain a reference to an ID of a symbolDef element elsewhere in the document. Value conforms to data.URI.
(MEI.shared) Visual color attributes.
color(optional)Used to indicate visual appearance. Do not confuse this with the musical term 'color' as used in pre-CMN notation. Value conforms to data.COLOR.
(MEI.externalsymbols) Attributes used to associate MEI features with corresponding glyphs in an externally-defined standard such as SMuFL.
glyph.auth(optional)A name or label associated with the controlled vocabulary from which the value of glyph.name or glyph.num is taken. Allowed values are: "smufl" (Standard Music Font Layout.)
glyph.name(optional)Glyph name. Value is plain text.
glyph.num(optional)Numeric glyph reference in hexadecimal notation, e.g. "#xE000" or "U+E000". N.B. SMuFL version 1.18 uses the range U+E000 - U+ECBF. Value conforms to data.HEXNUM.
glyph.uri(optional)The web-accessible location of the controlled vocabulary from which the value of glyph.name or glyph.num is taken. Value conforms to data.URI.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that identify location on a staff in terms of lines and spaces.
loc(optional)Holds the staff location of the feature. Value conforms to data.STAFFLOC.
(MEI.shared) Typographical attributes.
fontfam(optional)Contains the name of a font-family. Value conforms to data.FONTFAMILY.
fontname(optional)Holds the name of a font. Value conforms to data.FONTNAME.
fontsize(optional)Indicates the size of a font expressed in printers' points, i.e., 1/72nd of an inch, relative terms, e.g., "small", "larger", etc., or percentage values relative to "normal" size, e.g., "125%". Value conforms to data.FONTSIZE.
fontstyle(optional)Records the style of a font, i.e, italic, oblique, or normal. Value conforms to data.FONTSTYLE.
fontweight(optional)Used to indicate bold type. Value conforms to data.FONTWEIGHT.
(MEI.shared) Attributes for recording the number of slashes that accompany a feature.
slash(optional)Indicates the number of slashes present. Value conforms to data.SLASH.
External symbols component declarations.
glyph.auth(optional)A name or label associated with the controlled vocabulary from which the value of glyph.name or glyph.num is taken. Allowed values are: "smufl" (Standard Music Font Layout.)
glyph.name(optional)Glyph name. Value is plain text.
glyph.num(optional)Numeric glyph reference in hexadecimal notation, e.g. "#xE000" or "U+E000". N.B. SMuFL version 1.18 uses the range U+E000 - U+ECBF. Value conforms to data.HEXNUM.
glyph.uri(optional)The web-accessible location of the controlled vocabulary from which the value of glyph.name or glyph.num is taken. Value conforms to data.URI.
Mensural repertoire component declarations.
divisio(optional)Describes the divisions of the breve in use in 14th-century Italy. Value conforms to data.DIVISIO.
modusmaior(optional)Describes the maxima-long relationship. Value conforms to data.MODUSMAIOR.
modusminor(optional)Describes the long-breve relationship. Value conforms to data.MODUSMINOR.
prolatio(optional)Describes the semibreve-minim relationship. Value conforms to data.PROLATIO.
tempus(optional)Describes the breve-semibreve relationship. Value conforms to data.TEMPUS.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
color(optional)Used to indicate visual appearance. Do not confuse this with the musical term 'color' as used in pre-CMN notation. Value conforms to data.COLOR.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
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.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
fontfam(optional)Contains the name of a font-family. Value conforms to data.FONTFAMILY.
fontname(optional)Holds the name of a font. Value conforms to data.FONTNAME.
fontsize(optional)Indicates the size of a font expressed in printers' points, i.e., 1/72nd of an inch, relative terms, e.g., "small", "larger", etc., or percentage values relative to "normal" size, e.g., "125%". Value conforms to data.FONTSIZE.
fontstyle(optional)Records the style of a font, i.e, italic, oblique, or normal. Value conforms to data.FONTSTYLE.
fontweight(optional)Used to indicate bold type. Value conforms to data.FONTWEIGHT.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
loc(optional)Holds the staff location of the feature. Value conforms to data.STAFFLOC.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
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.
num(optional)Along with numbase, describes duration as a ratio. num is the first value in the ratio, while numbase is the second. Value is a positive integer.
numbase(optional)Along with num, describes duration as a ratio. num is the first value in the ratio, while numbase is the second. Value is a positive integer.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
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.
slash(optional)Indicates the number of slashes present. Value conforms to data.SLASH.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
translit(optional)Specifies the transliteration technique used. Value is a NMTOKEN.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml: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 is a language.
User-defined symbols component declarations.
altsym(optional)Provides a way of pointing to a user-defined symbol. It must contain a reference to an ID of a symbolDef element elsewhere in the document. Value conforms to data.URI.
Visual component declarations.
dot(optional)Specifies whether a dot is to be added to the base symbol. Value conforms to data.BOOLEAN.
form(optional)Indicates whether the base symbol is written vertically or horizontally. Allowed values are: "horizontal" (Horizontally oriented.), "vertical" (Vertically oriented.)
orient(optional)Describes the rotation or reflection of the base symbol. Value conforms to data.ORIENTATION.
sign(optional)The base symbol in the mensuration sign/time signature of mensural notation. Value conforms to data.MENSURATIONSIGN.
Member of
model.workIdentGroups elements that assist in the identification of a work.
Contained By
incip(incipit) – The opening music and/or words of a musical or textual work.
(MEI.header) Groups elements that assist in the identification of a work.
expressionIntellectual or artistic realization of a work.
workProvides a detailed description of a work — a distinct intellectual or artistic creation — specifically its history, language use, and high-level musical attributes (e.g., key, tempo, meter, medium of performance, and intended duration).
FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) declarations.
expressionIntellectual or artistic realization of a work.
Metadata header component declarations.
workProvides a detailed description of a work — a distinct intellectual or artistic creation — specifically its history, language use, and high-level musical attributes (e.g., key, tempo, meter, medium of performance, and intended duration).
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
incip(incipit) – The opening music and/or words of a musical or textual work.
May Contain
textual content,
textual content
textual content
Declaration
<elementSpec ident="mensuration" module="MEI.header">
<desc>Captures information about mensuration within bibliographic descriptions.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.lang"/>
<memberOf key="att.mensur.log"/>
<memberOf key="att.mensur.vis"/>
<memberOf key="model.workIdent"/>
</classes>
<content>
<rng:text/>
</content>
</elementSpec>