Common Music Notation (CMN) repertoire component declarations.
arpeg(arpeggiation) – Indicates 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
beamSpan(beam span) – Alternative element for explicitly encoding beams, particularly those
extend across bar lines.
bracketSpanMarks a sequence of notational events grouped by a bracket.
breath(breath mark) – An indication of a point at which the performer on an instrument requiring
breath (including the voice) may breathe.
fermataAn indication placed over a note or rest to indicate that it should be held longer
its written value. May also occur over a bar line to indicate the end of a phrase
Sometimes called a 'hold' or 'pause'.
hairpinIndicates continuous dynamics expressed on the score as wedge-shaped graphics, e.g., <