Critical apparatus component declarations.
lem(lemma) – Contains the lemma, or base text, of a textual variation.
rdg(reading) – Contains a single reading within a textual variation.
Editorial and transcriptional component declarations.
abbr(abbreviation) – A generic element for 1) a shortened form of a word, including an
or 2) a shorthand notation.
add(addition) – Marks an addition to the text.
corr(correction) – Contains the correct form of an apparent erroneous passage.
damageContains an area of damage to the physical medium.
del(deletion) – Contains information deleted, marked as deleted, or otherwise indicated
superfluous or spurious in the copy text by an author, scribe, annotator, or corrector.
expan(expansion) – Contains the expansion of an abbreviation.
orig(original) – Contains material which is marked as following the original, rather than
being normalized or corrected.
reg(regularization) – Contains material which has been regularized or normalized in some
restoreIndicates restoration of material to an earlier state by cancellation of an editorial
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
inaudible in the source.
Metadata header component declarations.
historyProvides a container for information about the history of a resource other than the
circumstances of its creation.
Neume repertoire component declarations.
syllableNeume notation can be thought of as "neumed text". Therefore, the syllable element
provides high-level organization in this repertoire.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
bodyContains the whole of a single musical text, excluding any front or back matter.
div(division) – Major structural division of text, such as a preface, chapter or
partAn alternative visual rendition of the score from the point of view of a particular
performer (or group of performers).
scoreFull score view of the musical content.
Text component declarations.
back(back matter) – Contains any appendixes, advertisements, indexes, etc. following the
body of a musical text.
front(front matter) – Bundles prefatory text found before the start of the musical text.