att.facsimile

Attributes that associate a feature corresponding with all or part of an image.
Module
MEI.facsimile
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, address, addrLine, ambitus, ambNote, anchoredText, annot, argument, arpeg, arranger, artic, attacca, author, avFile, back, barLine, beam, beamSpan, beatRpt, bend, bibl, biblList, biblScope, bloc, bracketSpan, breath, bTrem, 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, dot, dynam, dynam, editor, ending, epigraph, episema, event, eventList, expan, explicit, extent, f, famName, fb, fermata, fig, fing, fingGrp, foreName, front, fTrem, 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, list, lv, lyricist, mdiv, measure, measure, mensur, metaMark, meterSig, meterSigGrp, mNum, mordent, mRest, mRpt, mRpt2, mSpace, multiRest, multiRpt, name, nameLink, nc, ncGrp, neume, note, num, octave, oLayer, orig, oriscus, ornam, ossia, oStaff, p, pb, pedal, perfDuration, periodName, persName, pgFoot, pgFoot2, pgHead, pgHead2, phrase, physLoc, plateNum, postBox, postCode, proport, publisher, pubPlace, 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, street, strophicus, styleName, supplied, syl, syllable, symbol, table, table, td, tempo, tempo, textLang, th, tie, title, titlePage, titlePart, tr, trill, tuplet, tupletSpan, turn, unclear, verse, volta, watermark
abbr(abbreviation) – A generic element for 1) a shortened form of a word, including an acronym or 2) a shorthand notation.
accid(accidental) – Records a temporary alteration to the pitch of a note.
actorName of an actor appearing within a cast list.
add(addition) – Marks an addition to the text.
addName(additional name) – Contains 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.
addrLine(address line) – Single 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.
annot(annotation) – Provides a statement explaining the text or indicating the basis for an assertion.
argumentContains a formal list or prose description of topics addressed.
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".
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.
artic(articulation) – An 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.
avFile(audio/video file) – References an external digital audio or video file.
back(back matter) – Contains 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.
beamSpan(beam span) – Alternative element for explicitly encoding beams, particularly those which extend across bar lines.
beatRpt(beat repeat) – An 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.
bibl(bibliographic reference) – Provides a loosely-structured bibliographic citation in which the sub-components may or may not be explicitly marked.
biblListList of bibliographic references.
biblScope(scope of citation) – Defines 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.
breath(breath mark) – An indication of a point at which the performer on an instrument requiring breath (including the voice) may breathe.
bTrem(bowed tremolo) – A 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.
castGrp(cast group) – Groups 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.
cb(column beginning) – An 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.
clefGrp(clef group) – A 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.
corpName(corporate name) – Identifies 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.
cpMark(copy/colla parte mark) – A 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.
del(deletion) – Contains information deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated as superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.
desc(description) – Container for text that briefly describes the feature to which it is attached, including its intended usage, purpose, or application as appropriate.
dir(directive) – An 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.
div(division) – Major structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or section.
dotDot of augmentation or division.
dynam(dynamic) – Indication 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.
expan(expansion) – Contains 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.
f(figure) – Single element of a figured bass indication.
famName(family name) – Contains a family (inherited) name, as opposed to a given, baptismal, or nick name.
fb(figured bass) – Symbols 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'.
fig(figure) – Groups 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.
front(front matter) – Bundles prefatory text found before the start of the musical text.
fTrem(fingered tremolo) – A 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.
genName(generational name component) – Contains 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.
geogFeat(geographical feature name) – Contains a common noun identifying a geographical feature.
geogName(geographic name) – The proper noun designation for a place, natural feature, or political jurisdiction.
gliss(glissando) – A 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.
grpSym(group symbol) – A 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 >.
halfmRpt(half-measure repeat) – A 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.
harm(harmony) – An indication of harmony, e.g., chord names, tablature grids, harmonic analysis, figured bass.
harpPedal(harp pedal) – Harp pedal diagram.
head(heading) – Contains 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.
keyAccid(key accidental) – Accidental in a key signature.
keySig(key signature) – Written key signature.
l(line of text) – Contains 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.
lb(line beginning) – An empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new line.
lg(line group) – May 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.
li(list item) – Single 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.
mdiv(musical division) – Contains 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.
mensur(mensuration) – Collects 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.
meterSig(meter signature) – Written meter signature.
meterSigGrp(meter signature group) – Used to capture alternating, interchanging, and mixed meter signatures.
mNum(measure number) – Designation, 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.
mRest(measure rest) – Complete measure rest in any meter.
mRpt(measure repeat) – An indication that the previous measure should be repeated.
mRpt2(2-measure repeat) – An indication that the previous two measures should be repeated.
mSpace(measure space) – A measure containing only empty space in any meter.
multiRest(multiple rest) – Multiple measures of rest compressed into a single symbol, frequently found in performer parts.
multiRpt(multiple repeat) – Multiple repeated measures.
nameProper noun or noun phrase.
nameLink(name link) – Contains 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.
num(number) – Numeric information in any form.
octaveAn indication that a passage should be performed one or more octaves above or below its written pitch.
oLayer(ossia layer) – A layer that contains an alternative to material in another layer.
orig(original) – Contains 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*.
oStaff(ossia staff) – A staff that holds an alternative passage which may be played instead of the original material.
p(paragraph) – One or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
pb(page beginning) – An empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new page.
pedalPiano pedal mark.
perfDuration(performance duration) – Used to express the duration of performance of printed or manuscript music or the playing time for a sound recording, videorecording, etc.
periodName(period name) – A label that describes a period of time, such as 'Baroque' or '3rd Style period'.
persName(personal name) – Designation for an individual, including any or all of that individual's forenames, surnames, honorific titles, and added names.
pgFoot(page footer) – A running footer on the first page. Also, used to temporarily override a running footer on individual pages.
pgFoot2(page footer 2) – A running footer on the pages following the first.
pgHead(page header) – A running header on the first page. Also, used to temporarily override a running header on individual pages.
pgHead2(page header 2) – A running header on the pages following the first.
phraseIndication of 1) a "unified melodic idea" or 2) performance technique.
physLoc(physical location) – Groups 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.
plateNum(plate number) – Designation assigned to a resource by a music publisher, usually printed at the bottom of each page, and sometimes appearing also on the title page.
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.
proport(proportion) – Description of note duration as arithmetic ratio.
publisherName of the organization responsible for the publication of a bibliographic item.
pubPlace(publication place) – Name of the place where a bibliographic item was published.
quilismaQuilisma.
quote(quoted material) – Contains 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.
reh(rehearsal mark) – In an orchestral score and its corresponding parts, a mark indicating a convenient point from which to resume rehearsal after a break.
relatedItem(related item) – Contains or references another bibliographic item which is related to the present one.
repositoryInstitution, agency, or individual which holds a bibliographic item.
resp(responsibility) – A phrase describing the nature of intellectual responsibility.
respStmt(responsibility statement) – Transcription 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.
roleDesc(role description) – Describes a character's role in a drama.
roleName(role name) – Contains 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.
sb(system beginning) – An empty formatting element that forces musical notation to begin on a new line.
secFolio(second folio) – Marks 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.
sp(speech) – Contains 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.
stack(stacked text) – An 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.
staffGrp(staff group) – A group of bracketed or braced staves.
stageDir(stage direction) – Contains 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.
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.
styleName(style name) – A 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.
syl(syllable) – Individual 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.
td(table data) – Designates 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").
textLang(text language) – Identifies the languages and writing systems within the work described by a bibliographic description, not the language of the description.
th(table header) – Designates 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.
tr(table row) – A 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.
tupletSpan(tuplet span) – Alternative 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.
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 pause.
beamA container for a series of explicitly beamed events that begins and ends entirely within a measure.
beamSpan(beam span) – Alternative element for explicitly encoding beams, particularly those which extend across bar lines.
beatRpt(beat repeat) – An 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.
breath(breath mark) – An indication of a point at which the performer on an instrument requiring breath (including the voice) may breathe.
bTrem(bowed tremolo) – A rapid alternation on a single pitch or chord.
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'.
fTrem(fingered tremolo) – A 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.
gliss(glissando) – A 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 >.
halfmRpt(half-measure repeat) – A half-measure repeat in any meter.
harpPedal(harp pedal) – Harp pedal diagram.
lvA "tie-like" indication that a note should ring beyond its written duration.
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.
meterSig(meter signature) – Written meter signature.
meterSigGrp(meter signature group) – Used to capture alternating, interchanging, and mixed meter signatures.
mNum(measure number) – Designation, 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.
mRest(measure rest) – Complete measure rest in any meter.
mRpt(measure repeat) – An indication that the previous measure should be repeated.
mRpt2(2-measure repeat) – An indication that the previous two measures should be repeated.
mSpace(measure space) – A measure containing only empty space in any meter.
multiRest(multiple rest) – Multiple measures of rest compressed into a single symbol, frequently found in performer parts.
multiRpt(multiple repeat) – Multiple repeated measures.
octaveAn indication that a passage should be performed one or more octaves above or below its written pitch.
oLayer(ossia layer) – A layer that contains an alternative to material in another layer.
ossiaCaptures original notation and a differently notated version *present in the source being transcribed*.
oStaff(ossia staff) – A staff that holds an alternative passage which may be played instead of the original material.
pedalPiano pedal mark.
reh(rehearsal mark) – In 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.
tupletSpan(tuplet span) – Alternative element for encoding tuplets, especially useful for tuplets that extend across bar lines.
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.
sp(speech) – Contains an individual speech in a performance text.
stageDir(stage direction) – Contains any kind of stage direction within a dramatic text or fragment.
abbr(abbreviation) – A generic element for 1) a shortened form of a word, including an acronym or 2) a shorthand notation.
add(addition) – Marks an addition to the text.
cpMark(copy/colla parte mark) – A verbal or graphical indication to copy musical material written elsewhere.
damageContains an area of damage to the physical medium.
del(deletion) – Contains information deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated as superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.
expan(expansion) – Contains 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.
orig(original) – Contains 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.
fig(figure) – Groups 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.
td(table data) – Designates a table cell that contains data as opposed to a cell that contains column or row heading information.
th(table header) – Designates a table cell containing column or row heading information as opposed to one containing data.
tr(table row) – A formatting element that contains one or more cells (intersection of a row and a column) in a table.
fingfinger – An individual finger in a fingering indication.
fingGrp(finger group)– A group of individual fingers in a fingering indication.
f(figure) – Single element of a figured bass indication.
fb(figured bass) – Symbols added to a bass line that indicate harmony. Used to improvise a chordal accompaniment. Sometimes called Generalbass, thoroughbass, or basso continuo.
harm(harmony) – An indication of harmony, e.g., chord names, tablature grids, harmonic analysis, figured bass.
bylineContains the primary statement of responsibility given for a work on its title page.
dedicationContains a dedicatory statement.
perfDuration(performance duration) – Used to express the duration of performance of printed or manuscript music or the playing time for a sound recording, videorecording, etc.
plateNum(plate number) – Designation 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.
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.
ligatureA mensural notation symbol that combines two or more notes into a single sign.
mensur(mensuration) – Collects information about the metrical relationship between a note value and the next smaller value; that is, either triple or duple.
proport(proportion) – Description of note duration as arithmetic ratio.
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.
secFolio(second folio) – Marks 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.
addName(additional name) – Contains 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.
corpName(corporate name) – Identifies 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.
famName(family name) – Contains a family (inherited) name, as opposed to a given, baptismal, or nick name.
foreNameContains a forename, given or baptismal name.
genName(generational name component) – Contains a name component used to distinguish otherwise similar names on the basis of the relative ages or generations of the persons named.
geogFeat(geographical feature name) – Contains a common noun identifying a geographical feature.
geogName(geographic name) – The proper noun designation for a place, natural feature, or political jurisdiction.
nameLink(name link) – Contains a connecting phrase or link used within a name but not regarded as part of it, such as "van der" or "of", "from", etc.
periodName(period name) – A label that describes a period of time, such as 'Baroque' or '3rd Style period'.
persName(personal name) – Designation 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.
roleName(role name) – Contains 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.
styleName(style name) – A label for a characteristic style of writing or performance, such as 'bebop' or 'rock-n-roll'.
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.
avFile(audio/video file) – References an external digital audio or video file.
accid(accidental) – Records a temporary alteration to the pitch of a note.
actorName of an actor appearing within a cast list.
addressContains a postal address, for example of a publisher, an organization, or an individual.
addrLine(address line) – Single line of a postal address.
ambitusRange of a voice, instrument or piece.
ambNoteHighest or lowest pitch in a score, staff, or layer.
annot(annotation) – Provides 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.
artic(articulation) – An 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.
bibl(bibliographic reference) – Provides a loosely-structured bibliographic citation in which the sub-components may or may not be explicitly marked.
biblListList of bibliographic references.
biblScope(scope of citation) – Defines 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.
castGrp(cast group) – Groups 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.
cb(column beginning) – An 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.
clefGrp(clef group) – A 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.
desc(description) – Container for text that briefly describes the feature to which it is attached, including its intended usage, purpose, or application as appropriate.
dir(directive) – An 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.
div(division) – Major structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or section.
dotDot of augmentation or division.
dynam(dynamic) – Indication 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.
grpSym(group symbol) – A brace or bracket used to group two or more staves of a score or part.
head(heading) – Contains 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.
keyAccid(key accidental) – Accidental in a key signature.
keySig(key signature) – Written 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.
lb(line beginning) – An empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new line.
lg(line group) – May 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.
mdiv(musical division) – Contains a subdivision of the body of a musical text.
nameProper noun or noun phrase.
noteA single pitched event.
num(number) – Numeric information in any form.
ornamAn element indicating an ornament that is not a mordent, turn, or trill.
p(paragraph) – One or more text phrases that form a logical prose passage.
pb(page beginning) – An empty formatting element that forces text to begin on a new page.
pgFoot(page footer) – A running footer on the first page. Also, used to temporarily override a running footer on individual pages.
pgFoot2(page footer 2) – A running footer on the pages following the first.
pgHead(page header) – A running header on the first page. Also, used to temporarily override a running header on individual pages.
pgHead2(page header 2) – A running header on the pages following the first.
phraseIndication of 1) a "unified melodic idea" or 2) performance technique.
physLoc(physical location) – Groups 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.
publisherName of the organization responsible for the publication of a bibliographic item.
pubPlace(publication place) – Name of the place where a bibliographic item was published.
recipientThe name of the individual(s), institution(s) or organization(s) receiving correspondence.
relatedItem(related item) – Contains or references another bibliographic item which is related to the present one.
repositoryInstitution, agency, or individual which holds a bibliographic item.
resp(responsibility) – A phrase describing the nature of intellectual responsibility.
respStmt(responsibility statement) – Transcription 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.
roleDesc(role description) – Describes a character's role in a drama.
sb(system beginning) – An 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.
stack(stacked text) – An 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.
staffGrp(staff group) – A group of bracketed or braced staves.
syl(syllable) – Individual 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").
textLang(text language) – Identifies 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.
argumentContains a formal list or prose description of topics addressed.
back(back matter) – Contains any appendixes, advertisements, indexes, etc. following the main body of a musical text.
epigraphContains a quotation, anonymous or attributed, appearing on a title page.
front(front matter) – Bundles 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.
l(line of text) – Contains a single line of text within a line group.
li(list item) – Single 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.
quote(quoted material) – Contains 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.
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.
<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>
Declaration
<classSpec ident="att.facsimile" module="MEI.facsimile" type="atts">
<desc>Attributes that associate a feature corresponding with all or part of an image.</desc>
<attList org="group">
<attDef ident="facs" usage="opt">
<desc>Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it.</desc>
<datatype maxOccurs="unbounded" minOccurs="1">
<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>