Contains a composite musical text, grouping together a sequence of distinct musical texts (or groups of such musical texts) which are regarded as a unit for some purpose, for example, the collected works of a composer.
Module MEI.shared
@decls(optional)Identifies one or more metadata elements within the header, which are understood to apply to the element bearing this attribute and its content. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces. att.declaring
@label(optional)Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n(optional)Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token. att.common
@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. att.commonPart
@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 of datatype ID. att.id
Member of
Contained by
MEI.sharedgroup music
May contain
MEI.sharedgroup music
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.declaring"/>
<memberOf key="model.musicPart"/>
<rng:ref name="music" />
<rng:ref name="group" />
<rng:ref name="music" />
<rng:ref name="group" />

Because its model contains the music element, each of the subordinate MEI documents can have its own front and back matter.This element is modelled on an element in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) standard.