MEI Tutorials

On this page, you'll find a number of small tutorials for MEI, each of them introducing a specific feature. If you're about to start learning MEI, we recommend to start with the 5 minute Quickstart tutorial, which will let you encode a very simple melody with MEI.

Available Tutorials

A short tutorial about the basics of XML & MEI
A 5-minute Quickstart tutorial for MEI
An advanced tutorial for MEI encoding
A short tutorial about chords
Learn how to encode rests
An Introduction to writing MEI tutorials