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SmartMusic Finale Garritan MusicXML

Alphabetical Index

This index lists the different MusicXML elements, attributes, and entities.

Each entry includes:

  • The name of the MusicXML feature
  • The DTD file where it is found.
  • The XML type for this feature – element, attribute, or entity.
  • The version where this feature was introduced.
  • A brief description of the feature.

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Name File Type Since Description
accelerate common.mod Attribute 1.0 Accelerate playback at end? Values: yes, no
accent note.mod Element 1.0 Horizontal accent
accidental note.mod Element 1.0 Notated accidental. Values: sharp, natural, flat, double-sharp, sharp-sharp, flat-flat, natural-sharp, natural-flat, quarter-flat, quarter-sharp, three-quarters-flat, three-quarters-sharp; sharp-down, sharp-up, natural-down, natural-up, flat-down, flat-up, triple-sharp, triple-flat, slash-quarter-sharp, slash-sharp, slash-flat, double-slash-flat, sharp-1, sharp-2, sharp-3, sharp-5, flat-1, flat-2, flat-3, flat-4, sori, and koron added in 3.0
accidental-mark note.mod Element 1.0 Accidental mark modifying a notation or ornament, such as turns or trills. Values: same as for accidental
accidental-text common.mod Element 2.0 Formatted accidental used by part-name-display and similar elements. Values: same as for accidental
accord direction.mod Element 1.1 Individual string tuning for scordatura
accordion-high direction.mod Element 2.0 Is high section of accordion registration present?
accordion-low direction.mod Element 2.0 Is low section of accordion registration present?
accordion-middle direction.mod Element 2.0 Is middle section of accordion registration present? Values: 1, 2, 3
accordion-registration direction.mod Element 2.0 Accordion registration symbol
actual-notes common.mod Element 1.0 How many notes played in given time
additional attributes.mod Attribute 2.0 If “yes”, indicates that this is an added clef (e.g. for cues), not a substitution
after-barline attributes.mod Attribute 3.0 Does a clef at the start of a measure appear after the barline? Values: yes, no
alter note.mod Element 1.0 Chromatic alteration in semitones. May use decimal values for microtones.
alternate common.mod Attribute 1.0 Alternate fingering? Values: yes, no
any sounds.dtd Element 3.0 Mapping of any instrument sound, solo or ensemble, between its MusicXML ID and an application or library ID
appearance layout.mod Element 2.0 General graphical settings for music’s final form appearance
approach note.mod Attribute 3.0 How the beginning of a compound ornament looks relative to the main part. Values: above, below
arpeggiate note.mod Element 1.0 Part of arpeggiated chord
arrow note.mod Element 3.0 Arrow used for a musical technical indication
arrow-direction note.mod Element 3.0 Direction for straight arrow. Values: left, up, right, down, northwest, northeast, southeast, southwest, left right, up down, northwest southeast, northeast southwest, other
arrow-style note.mod Element 3.0 Arrow visual style. Values: single, double, filled, hollow, paired, combined, other
articulations note.mod Element 1.0 Articulations and accents
artificial note.mod Element 1.0 Artificial harmonic
attack note.mod Attribute 1.0 Offset from starting time for playback, in divisions
attribute identity.mod Attribute 2.0 Which attribute of an element is supported or not
attributes attributes.mod Element 1.0 Musical information that typically changes at measure boundaries
backup note.mod Element 1.0 Move backward to coordinate multiple voices in one part
bar-style barline.mod Element 1.0 Values: regular, dotted, dashed, heavy, light-light, light-heavy, heavy-light, heavy-heavy, none; tick and short added in 2.0
barline barline.mod Element 1.0 Barline information
barre direction.mod Element 1.1 Indicate barre chords in a frame
base-pitch note.mod Element 1.0 Base pitch for harmonic, not what sounds
bass direction.mod Element 1.0 Altered bass as in pop music (as opposed to using inversions)
bass-alter direction.mod Element 1.0 Pitch alteration for bass
bass-step direction.mod Element 1.0 Pitch step for bass
beam note.mod Element 1.0 Beam type. Values: begin, continue, end, forward hook, backward hook.
beam-level common.mod Entity 1.0 Distinguishes eighth to 1024th beams Values: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 7 and 8 added in 3.0
beat-repeat attributes.mod Element 1.0 Beat repeat mark
beat-type attributes.mod Element 1.0 Time signature denominator
beat-unit direction.mod Element 1.0 Metronome beat unit; same values as type element
beat-unit-dot direction.mod Element 1.0 Metronome beat unit augmentation dot
beater direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for beaters that do not distinguish materials. Values: bow, chime hammer, coin, finger, fingernail, fist, guiro scraper, hammer, hand, jazz stick, knitting needle, metal hammer, snare stick, spoon mallet, triangle beater, triangle beater plain, wire brush
beats attributes.mod Element 1.0 Time signature numerator
beats common.mod Attribute 1.0 How many added beats in the trill / bend
bend note.mod Element 1.0 String bends, as in guitar and tab notation
bend-alter note.mod Element 1.0 Number of semitones in bend; decimal values for microtones
bend-sound common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of bend playback attributes
bezier common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of Bezier curve attributes
bezier-offset common.mod Attribute 1.0 Bezier point: horizontal in divisions
bezier-offset2 common.mod Attribute 1.0 Outgoing Bezier point for continue type: horizontal in divisions
bezier-x common.mod Attribute 1.0 Bezier point: horizontal in tenths
bezier-x2 common.mod Attribute 1.0 Outgoing Bezier point for continue type: horizontal in tenths
bezier-y common.mod Attribute 1.0 Bezier point: vertical in tenths
bezier-y2 common.mod Attribute 1.0 Outgoing Bezier point for continue type: vertical in tenths
blank-page direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Number of blank pages to insert before current measure
bookmark link.mod Element 1.0 Well-defined target for incoming XLink
bottom-margin layout.mod Element 1.1 Bottom margin in tenths
bottom-staff attributes.mod Attribute 2.0 Bottom staff for part-symbol element
bracket common.mod Attribute 1.0 Show level with brackets? Values: yes, no
bracket direction.mod Element 1.0 Flexible line and bracket definition, often combined with words
bracket direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Tuplet bracket displayed in metric relationship? Values: yes, no
bracket note.mod Attribute 1.0 Tuplet bracket displayed? Values: yes, no
bracket-degrees direction.mod Attribute 1.1 All harmony degrees should be in a bracket
breath-mark note.mod Element 1.0 Breath mark. Values: comma, tick, empty string. Text values added in 3.0.
caesura note.mod Element 1.0 Caesura or railroad tracks
cancel attributes.mod Element 1.0 Key signature cancellation
cancel attributes.mod Attribute 2.0 Does key-octave refer to key signature cancellation? Values: yes, no
capo attributes.mod Element 1.0 Capo fret for tablature
cautionary note.mod Attribute 1.0 Cautionary accidental? Values: yes, no
chord note.mod Element 1.0 Indicates note is an additional chord tone with preceding note
chromatic attributes.mod Element 1.0 Chromatic steps for transposing written to sounding pitch
circular-arrow note.mod Element 3.0 Circular arrow direction. Values: clockwise, anticlockwise
clef attributes.mod Element 1.0 Clef
clef-octave-change attributes.mod Element 1.0 Octave difference (e.g. -1 for treble clef used by tenor voice)
coda common.mod Element 1.0 Coda sign
coda barline.mod Attribute 2.0 Place to jump forwards from tocoda with same value
coda direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Place to jump forwards from tocoda with same value
color common.mod Attribute 1.1 Color. Values: hexadecimal RGB triple or ARGB tuple in sRGB color space.
color common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of color attributes
container container.dtd Element 2.0 Document element for MusicXML container file
creator identity.mod Element 1.0 Creator, similar to Dublin Core.
credit score.mod Element 1.1 Credit that appears on first page of a score
credit-image score.mod Element 2.0 Graphical image to be included in credit
credit-type score.mod Element 3.0 Purpose behind a credit. Standard values: page number, title, subtitle, composer, arranger, lyricist, rights
credit-words score.mod Element 1.1 Text portion of a credit, including formatting
cue note.mod Element 1.0 Indicates a cue note, written but not played
dacapo direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Go back to beginning of movement. Value: yes
dalsegno direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Jump backwards to segno with same value
damp direction.mod Element 1.0 Harp damping
damp-all direction.mod Element 1.0 Harp damping for all strings
damper-pedal direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Damper pedal control. Values: yes, no. Yes is depressed, no is released. Numeric values added in 2.0.
dash-length common.mod Attribute 3.0 Length of dashes in a dashed line, in tenths
dashed-formatting common.mod Entity 3.0 Length of dashes and spaces in a dashed line, in tenths
dashes direction.mod Element 1.0 Dashed line, often used with cresc., dim., and other words
default-x common.mod Attribute 1.0 Change origin of default horizontal position
default-y common.mod Attribute 1.0 Change origin of default vertical position
defaults score.mod Element 1.1 Collect score-wide defaults, including layout and fonts
degree direction.mod Element 1.0 Add, alter, or subtract individual notes from a harmony
degree-alter direction.mod Element 1.0 Alteration for degree, relative to dominant if adding: 1 for sharp, -1 for flat, etc.
degree-type direction.mod Element 1.0 Type of degree aleration. Values: add, alter, subtract
degree-value direction.mod Element 1.0 Degree of chord being affected: 1 for root, 3 for third, etc.
delayed-inverted-turn note.mod Element 3.0 Inverted turn towards end of a note
delayed-turn note.mod Element 1.0 Turn towards end of a note
departure note.mod Attribute 3.0 How the ending of a compound ornament looks relative to the main part. Values: above, below
detached-legato note.mod Element 1.0 Detached legato
diatonic attributes.mod Element 1.0 Diatonic steps for transposing written to sounding pitch
dir common.mod Attribute 2.0 Text directionality, similar to W3C Internationalization Tag Set. Values: ltr, rtl, lro, rlo
direction barline.mod Attribute 1.0 Repeat direction. Values: backward, forward
direction direction.mod Element 1.0 Musical indication not tied to a particular note
direction note.mod Attribute 1.0 Direction of arpeggiation
direction-type direction.mod Element 1.0 Type of direction; may be combined
directive common.mod Attribute 2.0 If yes, use directive-style default-x position, aligned with start of time signature
directive common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of directive attributes
directive attributes.mod Element 1.0 Like directions, but at start of measure. Deprecated in Version 2.0; use directive attribute instead.
display-octave note.mod Element 1.0 What octave would this be if pitched? (If percussion clef, treat as if treble clef)
display-step note.mod Element 1.0 What step would this be if pitched? (If percussion clef, treat as if treble clef)
display-text common.mod Element 2.0 Portion of formatted text used by part-name-display and similar elements
distance layout.mod Element 3.0 Standard distance between notation elements, in tenths
divisions attributes.mod Element 1.0 How many divisions per quarter note for a duration
divisions barline.mod Attribute 2.0 New divisions per quarter note for use with segno and coda
divisions direction.mod Attribute 1.0 New divisions per quarter note for use with segno and coda
document-attributes common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of attributes for MusicXML document elements
doit note.mod Element 1.0 Indeterminate slide up from pitch
dot note.mod Element 1.0 Dot of prolongation / augmentation dot
double attributes.mod Element 1.0 Transposition involves doubling one octave down
double-tongue note.mod Element 1.0 Double tongue
down-bow note.mod Element 1.0 Down bow
duration note.mod Element 1.0 Intended nominal (not performance-specific) duration, in divisions
dynamics common.mod Element 1.0 Dynamics marking
dynamics direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Dynamics or MIDI velocity in percentage of default forte value (90 for MIDI)
dynamics note.mod Attribute 1.0 MIDI Note On velocity as percentage of default MIDI forte volume of 90
editorial common.mod Entity 1.0 Footnote and level elements
editorial note.mod Attribute 1.0 Editorial accidental? Values: yes, no
editorial-voice common.mod Entity 1.0 Footnote, level, and voice elements
effect direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for sound effect percussion instruments. Values: anvil, auto horn, bird whistle, cannon, duck call, gun shot, klaxon horn, lions roar, police whistle, siren, slide whistle, thunder sheet, wind machine, wind whistle
element identity.mod Attribute 1.0 Element that has explicit indication of support or no support
element link.mod Attribute 2.0 Descendant of next sibling element to use for bookmark or link
elevation direction.mod Attribute 1.0 3D elevation. Deprecated in 2.0; use elevation element instead.
elevation common.mod Element 2.0 3D elevation from -180 to 180; 0 is level, 90 directly above, -90 directly below
elision note.mod Element 1.0 Elision symbol for multiple syllables on single note. Text values added in 2.0.
enclosure common.mod Attribute 1.1 Enclosure for non-rehearsal mark text. Values: rectangle, oval, none; enclosure-shape entity values added in 3.0
enclosure direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Enclosure for rehearsal mark. Values: square, circle, none; enclosure-shape entity values added in 3.0
enclosure-shape common.mod Entity 3.0 Text enclosures using the enclosure attribute. Values: rectangle, square, oval, circle, bracket, triangle, diamond, none
encoder identity.mod Element 1.0 Who did the encoding
encoding identity.mod Element 1.0 Information about this MusicXML encoding
encoding-date identity.mod Element 1.0 When the encoding was done, as yyyy-mm-dd date
encoding-description identity.mod Element 1.0 Description of encoding
end-dynamics note.mod Attribute 1.0 MIDI Note Off velocity as percentage of default MIDI forte volume of 90
end-length barline.mod Attribute 1.1 Ending jog size in tenths
end-length direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Bracket jog size in tenths
end-line note.mod Element 1.0 End of line for karaoke-style applications
end-paragraph note.mod Element 1.0 End of paragraph for karaoke-style applications
ending barline.mod Element 1.0 Multiple endings (e.g. first and second)
ensemble score.mod Element 2.0 Performance is intended for a section. Optional numeric value indicates size of section.
ensemble sounds.dtd Element 3.0 Mapping of ensemble instrument sound between its MusicXML ID and an application or library ID
extend note.mod Element 1.0 Word extension
eyeglasses direction.mod Element 1.0 Eyeglasses mark
f common.mod Element 1.0 f dynamic
falloff note.mod Element 1.0 Indeterminate slide down from pitch
fan note.mod Attribute 1.1 Fanned beams. Values: accel, rit, none
feature direction.mod Element 1.0 Feature of this grouping
fermata common.mod Element 1.0 Fermata symbol. Text values added in 2.0: normal, angled, square
ff common.mod Element 1.0 ff dynamic
fff common.mod Element 1.0 fff dynamic
ffff common.mod Element 1.0 ffff dynamic
fffff common.mod Element 1.0 fffff dynamic
ffffff common.mod Element 1.0 ffffff dynamic
fifths attributes.mod Element 1.0 Number of flats or sharps in traditional key signature
figure note.mod Element 1.0 Figured bass figure
figure-number note.mod Element 1.0 Figured bass number
figured-bass note.mod Element 1.0 Figured bass
filled note.mod Attribute 1.0 Notehead filled? Values: yes, no.
fine direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Final note or rest value: duration if numeric, or “yes’ if no duration change
fingering common.mod Element 1.0 Fingering indication, typically 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
fingernails note.mod Element 1.0 Fingernails for harp notation
first-beat common.mod Attribute 1.0 Percentage of direction for starting a bend
first-fret direction.mod Element 1.0 Fret shown in top space of frame
font common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of font attributes
font-family common.mod Attribute 1.0 Font family, like CSS. Generic styles are music, serif, sans-serif.
font-size common.mod Attribute 1.0 Font size, like CSS – either number or CSS size
font-style common.mod Attribute 1.0 Font style, like CSS. Values: normal, italic
font-weight common.mod Attribute 1.0 Font weight, like CSS. Values: normal, bold
footnote common.mod Element 1.0 Editorial footnote text
forward note.mod Element 1.0 Move forward to coordinate multiple voices in one part, as in invisible rest
forward-repeat direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Forward repeat sign is implied. Value: yes
fp common.mod Element 1.0 fp dynamic
frame direction.mod Element 1.0 Chord frame or fretboard diagram
frame-frets direction.mod Element 1.0 Size of frame in horizontal spaces
frame-note direction.mod Element 1.0 Note to include in frame
frame-strings direction.mod Element 1.0 Size of frame in vertical lines
fret common.mod Element 1.0 Fret for tablature / chord symbol: open string is 0
full-note note.mod Entity 1.0 Common note elements between cue/grace and regular notes
full-path container.dtd Attribute 2.0 Path relative to root folder of the zip file
function direction.mod Element 1.0 Harmony function (e.g. I, V)
fz common.mod Element 1.0 fz dynamic
glass direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictrograms for glass percussion instruments. Value: wind chimes
glissando note.mod Element 1.0 Rapidly moving from one pitch to another, sounding discrete half steps
grace note.mod Element 1.0 Indicates a grace note
group score.mod Element 1.0 Indicate purposes for part, e.g. score, parts, sound, data
group-abbreviation score.mod Element 1.0 Abbreviated version of group name
group-abbreviation-display score.mod Element 2.0 Formatted version of group-abbreviation
group-barline score.mod Element 1.0 Common barline for group? Values: yes, no, Mensurstrich
group-name score.mod Element 1.0 Full name of group
group-name-display score.mod Element 2.0 Formatted version of group-name
group-symbol score.mod Element 1.0 How group is indicated in score. Values: none, brace, line, bracket; square added in 3.0
group-time score.mod Element 2.0 Displayed time signature should stretch across all parts and staves in group
grouping direction.mod Element 1.0 Grouping for musical analysis
halign common.mod Attribute 1.1 Horizontal alignment. Values: left, center, right
halign common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of horizontal alignment attributes
hammer-on note.mod Element 1.0 Hammer on (slur up the fretboard)
handbell note.mod Element 3.0 Techniques used in handbell and handchime music. Values: damp, echo, gyro, hand martellato, mallet lift, mallet table, martellato, martellato lift, muted martellato, pluck lift, swing
harmonic note.mod Element 1.0 Natural and artificial harmonics
harmony direction.mod Element 1.0 Harmony data, used for chord symbols or analysis
harmony-chord direction.mod Entity 1.0 Harmony chord information; may be stacked in a single harmony element
harp-pedals direction.mod Element 1.1 Harp pedal diagram
heel note.mod Element 1.0 Heel indication for organ pedals
height direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Frame height in tenths
hole note.mod Element 3.0 Symbols used for woodwind/brass fingerings and other notations
hole-closed note.mod Element 3.0 Is the hole closed, open, or half-open? Values: yes, no, half
hole-shape note.mod Element 3.0 Shape of the hole symbol; circle by default
hole-type note.mod Element 3.0 What the hole symbol represents in terms of instrument fingering or other techniques
humming note.mod Element 1.0 Humming
id common.mod Attribute 1.0 IDREF to score-instrument for midi-instrument element; added to midi-device and play elements in 3.0
id link.mod Attribute 1.0 Unique ID for bookmark
id note.mod Attribute 1.0 IDREF to score-instrument for instrument element
id score.mod Attribute 1.0 Unique ID for score-part or score-instrument
id score.mod Attribute 1.0 IDREF to score-part for part element
id sounds.dtd Attribute 3.0 Unique ID for sound
identification identity.mod Element 1.0 Basic score metadata
image direction.mod Element 2.0 Graphical image to be included in score
implicit score.mod Attribute 1.0 Show measure number never appear here? Values: yes, no
instrument note.mod Element 1.0 Which score-instrument to use for this note
instrument-abbreviation score.mod Element 1.0 Abbreviated version of instrument name
instrument-name score.mod Element 1.0 Full name of instrument
instrument-sound score.mod Element 3.0 Default timbre for playback; the standard sounds listed in sounds.xml may be used
instruments attributes.mod Element 1.0 Number of instruments per part
interchangeable attributes.mod Element 3.0 Second in a pair of dual time signatures
inversion direction.mod Element 1.0 Inversion for harmony: 0 for root position, 1 for first inversion, etc.
inverted-mordent note.mod Element 1.0 Inverted mordent
inverted-turn note.mod Element 2.0 Inverted turn
ipa common.mod Element 3.0 International Phonetic Alphabet sounds for vocal music
isolat1 common.mod Entity 1.0 Character entities for ISO Latin-1
isolat2 common.mod Entity 1.0 Character entities for ISO Latin-2
justify common.mod Attribute 1.0 Justification. Values: left, center, right. In direction.mod in 1.0.
justify common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of justification attributes
key attributes.mod Element 1.0 Key signature
key-accidental attributes.mod Element 3.0 Accidental in non-traditional key signature. Values: same as for accidental
key-alter attributes.mod Element 1.0 Amount of alteration in non-traditional key signature
key-octave attributes.mod Element 2.0 Which octave does each element of a key signature appear?
key-step attributes.mod Element 1.0 Altered tone in non-traditional key signature
kind direction.mod Element 1.0 Type of chord. Many values from triads through 13ths.
last-beat common.mod Attribute 1.0 Percentage of trill where last beat falls, or percentage of direction for ending a bend
laughing note.mod Element 1.0 Laughing
layout-tenths common.mod Entity 1.1 Positioning unit in tenths of interline space, used for elements.
left-divider layout.mod Element 3.0 System separator mark on the left side of the page
left-margin layout.mod Element 1.1 Left margin in tenths
left-right common.mod Entity 2.0 Does one element appear to the left or right of another element? Values: left, right
letter-spacing common.mod Attribute 2.0 Text spacing. Values: normal or a number representing ems to add
letter-spacing common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of text spacing attributes
level common.mod Element 1.0 Indication of editorial level
level-display common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of parentheses, bracket, and size attributes
line attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Staff line numbered from bottom to top for staff-tuning
line attributes.mod Element 1.0 Staff line numbered from bottom to top for clefs
line direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Use line instead of Ped / * signs? Values: yes, no
line-end direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Bracket jog up, down, neither, or arrow? Values: up, down, both, arrow, none
line-height common.mod Attribute 2.0 Text leading. Values: normal or a number representing percent of font height to add
line-height common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of text leading attributes
line-shape common.mod Attribute 1.0 Values: straight, curved
line-shape common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of line shape attributes
line-through common.mod Attribute 2.0 Number of text strike-through lines. Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
line-type common.mod Attribute 1.0 Values: solid, dashed, dotted, wavy
line-type common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of line type attributes
line-width layout.mod Element 2.0 Width of a line type in tenths
link link.mod Element 1.0 Outgoing XLink
link-attributes link.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of XLink attributes supported in MusicXML files
location attributes.mod Attribute 2.0 Location of key signature cancellation relative to new key signature. Values: left, right; before-barline added in 3.0
location barline.mod Attribute 1.0 Barline location. Values: left, right, middle
location direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Location of first-fret text. Values: left, right
location note.mod Attribute 3.0 Which portion of hole is filled in when hole-closed is half? Values: right, bottom, left, top
long note.mod Attribute 1.0 Longer mordent appearance? Values: yes, no.
lyric note.mod Element 1.0 Text underlay for lyrics
lyric-font score.mod Element 1.1 Lyric font
lyric-language score.mod Element 1.1 Lyric language for a verse/section/chorus
make-time note.mod Attribute 1.0 Divisions to add in order to make time for grace note playback
measure note.mod Attribute 3.0 Complete measure rest? Values: yes, no
measure score.mod Element 1.0 Higher level element in timewise, lower level in partwise
measure-distance layout.mod Element 1.1 Horizontal distance from previous measure, as for coda
measure-layout layout.mod Element 1.1 Measure layout including distance
measure-numbering direction.mod Element 2.0 How measure numbers are displayed on this part. Values: none, measure, system
measure-repeat attributes.mod Element 1.0 Single or multiple measure repeat mark
measure-style attributes.mod Element 1.0 Special way to print
media-type container.dtd Attribute 2.0 Type of different top-level root files
member-of direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Indicate hierarchy within grouping
membrane direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for membrane percussion instruments. Value: bass drum, bass drum on side, bongos, conga drum, goblet drum, military drum, snare drum, snare drum snares off, tambourine, tenor drum, timbales, tomtom
metal direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for metal percussion instruments. Values: almglocken, bell, bell plate, brake drum, Chinese cymbal, cowbell, crash cymbals, crotale, cymbal tongs, domed gong, finger cymbals, flexatone, gong, hi-hat, high-hat cymbals, handbell, sistrum, sizzle cymbal, sleigh bells, suspended cymbal, tam tam, triangle, Vietnamese hat
metronome direction.mod Element 1.0 Standard metronome marks
metronome-beam direction.mod Element 2.0 Beaming of notes displayed in metric relationship
metronome-dot direction.mod Element 2.0 Dot displayed in metric relationship
metronome-note direction.mod Element 2.0 Note displayed in metric relationship
metronome-relation direction.mod Element 2.0 Relationship symbol between two sets of metronome-note elements. Values: equals
metronome-tuplet direction.mod Element 2.0 Tuplet displayed in metric relationship
metronome-type direction.mod Element 2.0 Type of note displayed in metric relationship. Values: same as type element
mf common.mod Element 1.0 mf dynamic
midi-bank common.mod Element 1.0 MIDI bank from 1 to 16, 384
midi-channel common.mod Element 1.0 MIDI channel from 1 to 16
midi-device score.mod Element 1.0 MIDI DeviceName meta event
midi-instrument common.mod Element 1.0 Specify MIDI instrument for score-instrument or sound
midi-name common.mod Element 1.0 MIDI ProgramName meta event
midi-program common.mod Element 1.0 MIDI program number from 1 to 128
midi-unpitched common.mod Element 1.0 For unpitched instruments, MIDI note number from 1 to 128
millimeters layout.mod Element 1.1 Number of millimeters in scaling ratio
miscellaneous identity.mod Element 1.0 Collection of metadata not yet specified in the MusicXML format
miscellaneous-field identity.mod Element 1.0 Individual metadata field
mode attributes.mod Element 1.0 Mode for key signature
mordent note.mod Element 1.0 Mordent
movement-number score.mod Element 1.0 Number of this movement
movement-title score.mod Element 1.0 Title of this movement
mp common.mod Element 1.0 mp dynamic
multiple-rest attributes.mod Element 1.0 Multimeasure rest
music-data score.mod Entity 1.0 Basic musical data in a MusicXML score
music-font score.mod Element 1.1 Music font
mute common.mod Element 3.0 Muting for different instruments. Values: on, off, straight, cup, harmon-no-stem, harmon-stem, bucket, plunger, hat, solotone, practice, stop-mute, stop-hand, echo, palm
name identity.mod Attribute 1.0 Name of metadata field
name link.mod Attribute 1.0 Name of bookmark or link
name note.mod Attribute 1.0 Type of lyric
name score.mod Attribute 1.1 Lyric type for lyric font or language
natural note.mod Element 1.0 Natural harmonic
new-page direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Force a page break? Values: yes, no
new-page opus.dtd Attribute 2.0 Is first page of this score different than last page of previous score? Values: yes, no
new-system direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Force a system break? Values: yes, no
niente direction.mod Attribute 3.0 Circle at point of the wedge? Values: yes, no
non-arpeggiate note.mod Element 1.0 Note is at top or bottom of a bracket indicating not to arpeggiate
non-controlling score.mod Attribute 1.0 Does this measure not synchronize with measures in other parts: Values: yes, no
normal-dot common.mod Element 1.0 Augmentation dot for normal-type value
normal-notes common.mod Element 1.0 How many notes usually occupy this time
normal-type common.mod Element 1.0 Type of note for normal-notes value
notations note.mod Element 1.0 Musical notations for a note
note note.mod Element 1.0 Individual note or rest
note-size layout.mod Element 2.0 Percentage of regular note size to use for cue, grace, or large notes
notehead note.mod Element 1.0 Notehead. Values: slash, triangle, diamond, square, cross, x, circle-x, normal, none; inverted triangle, arrow down, arrow up, slashed, back slashed, do, re, mi, fa, so, la, and ti values added in 1.1; cluster added in 2.0; fa up, circle dot, left triangle, and rectangle added in 3.0
notehead-text note.mod Element 3.0 Text displayed inside a notehead. Not needed for TAB or jianpu clefs.
number attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Staff number for attributes. Added to key and time in 1.1; added to transpose in 3.0
number barline.mod Attribute 1.0 What goes under ending line (e.g. “1”, “1, 2”)
number common.mod Attribute 1.0 A number-level value for the wavy-line element
number direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Used in many elements, usually as a number-level entity
number layout.mod Attribute 1.1 Staff number for staff-layout.
number note.mod Attribute 1.0 Used in many elements, usually as a number-level entity
number score.mod Attribute 1.1 Lyric number for font or language
number sounds.dtd Attribute 3.0 Size of ensemble
number-level common.mod Entity 1.0 Distinguishes 6 concurrent objects. Values: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
number-of-lines common.mod Entity 2.0 Number of lines in text decoration. Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
octave note.mod Element 1.0 Octave number: Values: 0 through 9. Octave 4 is octave started by middle C.
octave-change attributes.mod Element 1.0 Octaves for transposing written to sounding pitch
octave-shift direction.mod Element 1.0 Octave shift up or down from sounding pitch positions
offset direction.mod Element 1.0 Visual offset from current position, in divisions
open-string note.mod Element 1.0 Open string
opus opus.dtd Element 1.0 Document element for opus DTD
opus score.mod Element 1.0 Link to a parent opus document
opus-link opus.dtd Element 1.0 Link to another opus document
orientation common.mod Attribute 1.0 Slur / ties overhand vs. underhand. Values: over, under
orientation common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of orientation attributes
ornaments note.mod Element 1.0 Collection of ornaments for a note
other-appearance layout.mod Element 2.0 Other appearance not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-articulation note.mod Element 1.0 Other articulation not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-direction direction.mod Element 1.0 Other direction not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-dynamics common.mod Element 1.0 Text dynamic
other-notation note.mod Element 1.0 Notation not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-ornament note.mod Element 1.0 Ornament not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-percussion direction.mod Element 3.0 Percussion pictogram not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-play common.mod Element 3.0 Playback technique not yet specified in the MusicXML format
other-technical note.mod Element 1.0 Technical indication not yet specified in the MusicXML format
overline common.mod Attribute 2.0 Number of text overlines. Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
p common.mod Element 1.0 p dynamic
page score.mod Attribute 2.0 Page number where credit should appear. First page is 1 and does not take page-number attributes into account
page-height layout.mod Element 1.1 Page height in tenths
page-layout layout.mod Element 1.1 Page layout including height, width, and margins
page-margins layout.mod Element 1.1 Page margins
page-number direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Sets the number of a new page
page-width layout.mod Element 1.1 Page width in tenths
pan common.mod Element 2.0 Horizontal pan from -180 to 180; 0 is straight ahead, -90 hard left, 90 hard right
pan direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Horizontal pan. Deprecated in 2.0; use pan element instead.
parentheses common.mod Attribute 1.0 Show level with parentheses? Values: yes, no
parentheses direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Is metronome mark parenthesized? Values: yes, no
parentheses note.mod Attribute 1.0 Notehead or figured bass in parentheses? Values: yes, no
parentheses-degrees direction.mod Attribute 1.1 All harmony degrees should be in parentheses
part score.mod Element 1.0 Higher level element in partwise, lower level in timewise
part-abbreviation score.mod Element 1.0 Abbreviated version of musical part name
part-abbreviation-display common.mod Element 2.0 Formatted version of part-abbreviation
part-group score.mod Element 1.0 Grouping of parts in a score
part-list score.mod Element 1.0 List of all the different musical parts in this movement
part-name score.mod Element 1.0 Full name of the musical part
part-name-display common.mod Element 2.0 Formatted version of part-name
part-symbol attributes.mod Element 2.0 Symbol for a multi-staff part. Values: none, brace, line, bracket; square added in 3.0
pedal direction.mod Element 1.0 Piano pedal marks
pedal-alter direction.mod Element 1.1 Pitch alteration for harp pedal tuning
pedal-step direction.mod Element 1.1 Pitch step for harp pedal tuning
pedal-tuning direction.mod Element 1.1 Harp pedal tuning for pedal diagram
per-minute direction.mod Element 1.0 Per minute value, either number or text including numbers
percussion direction.mod Element 3.0 Percussion pictogram symbols
pitch note.mod Element 1.0 Pitch data: combination of step, alteration, and octave
pitched direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for pitched percussion instruments. Values: chimes, glockenspiel, mallet, marimba, tubular chimes, vibraphone, xylophone
pizzicato direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Within sound element, start pizzicato for all notes. Values: yes, no
pizzicato note.mod Attribute 1.0 Is this single note pizzicato? Values: yes, no
placement common.mod Attribute 1.0 Placement relative to another symbol. Values: above, below
placement common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of placement attributes
play common.mod Element 3.0 Playback techniques
plop note.mod Element 1.0 Indeterminate slide down to pitch
pluck note.mod Element 1.1 Plucking fingering on a fretted instrument. Text values added in 2.0. Typical values: p, i, m, a
plus-minus direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Use plus and minus instead of flat and sharp for harmony degree alteration. Values: yes, no
port score.mod Attribute 1.0 Unofficial MIDI 1.0 port / cable number from 1 to 16
position common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of positioning attributes
position link.mod Attribute 2.0 Position of descendant element for link or bookmark; first position is 1. Values: numbers
pp common.mod Element 1.0 pp dynamic
ppp common.mod Element 1.0 ppp dynamic
pppp common.mod Element 1.0 pppp dynamic
ppppp common.mod Element 1.0 ppppp dynamic
pppppp common.mod Element 1.0 pppppp dynamic
pre-bend note.mod Element 1.0 Negative bend-alter indicates a pre-bend
prefix note.mod Element 1.0 Figured bass prefix
primary sounds.dtd Attribute 3.0 Primary choice when multiple mappings exist between MusicXML and application/library sound IDs
principal-voice direction.mod Element 3.0 Principal and secondary voices
print direction.mod Element 1.0 Print suggestions
print-dot common.mod Attribute 1.0 Should an augmentation dot be printed? Values: yes, no
print-frame direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Print frame for harmony? Values: yes, no
print-lyric common.mod Attribute 1.1 Should a lyric be printed? Values: yes, no
print-object common.mod Attribute 1.0 Should an object be printed? Values: yes, no
print-object common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of print object attributes
print-spacing common.mod Attribute 1.0 Should spacing be left? Values: yes, no
print-spacing common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of print spacing attributes
print-style common.mod Entity 1.1 Collection of position, font, and color entitites
printout common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of print / no print attributes
pull-off note.mod Element 1.0 Pull off (slur down the fretboard)
reference common.mod Attribute 1.1 Display-only editorial information? Values: yes, no
rehearsal direction.mod Element 1.0 Rehearsal mark
relation identity.mod Element 2.0 Related resource for the music that is encoded. similar to Dublin Core
relative-x common.mod Attribute 1.0 Change horizontal position relative to default
relative-y common.mod Attribute 1.0 Change vertical position relative to default
release note.mod Attribute 1.0 Offset from stopping time for playback, in divisions
release note.mod Element 1.0 Negative bend-alter indicates a release
repeat barline.mod Element 1.0 Repeat marks
repeater note.mod Attribute 1.0 Tremolo beams? Values: yes, no; deprecated in 3.0
rest note.mod Element 1.0 Rest or silence
rf common.mod Element 1.0 rf dynamic
rfz common.mod Element 1.0 rfz dynamic
right-divider layout.mod Element 3.0 System separator mark on the right side of the page
right-margin layout.mod Element 1.1 Right margin in tenths
rights identity.mod Element 1.0 Rights, similar to Dublin Core, including copyright and other notices
root direction.mod Element 1.0 Root of harmony in terms of pitch, not function
root-alter direction.mod Element 1.0 Pitch alteration for root
root-step direction.mod Element 1.0 Pitch step for root
rootfile container.dtd Element 2.0 Top-level file in a MusicXML container
rootfiles container.dtd Element 2.0 Starting points for representations of MusicXML score
rotation common.mod Attribute 2.0 Rotate text around halign/valign point. Values: numbers from -180 to 180
scaling layout.mod Element 1.1 Specify how many millimeters are equal to how many tenths
schleifer note.mod Element 1.0 German name to avoid conflict with slide element
scoop note.mod Element 1.0 Indeterminate slide up to pitch
scordatura direction.mod Element 1.1 Scordatura string tuning
score opus.dtd Element 1.0 Link to a score within the opus
score-header score.mod Entity 1.0 Basic score metadata plus the part-list
score-instrument score.mod Element 1.0 How instruments are contained within parts
score-part score.mod Element 1.0 How a part is contained in the score
score-partwise score.mod Element 1.0 Document element for partwise.dtd
score-timewise score.mod Element 1.0 Document element for timewise.dtd
second-beat common.mod Attribute 1.0 Percentage ot trill where second beat falls
segno common.mod Element 1.0 Segno sign
segno barline.mod Attribute 2.0 Place to jump backwards from dalsegno with same value
segno direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Place to jump backwards from dalsegno with same value
semi-pitched common.mod Element 3.0 Categories of indefinite pitch for percussion. Values: high, medium-high, medium, medium-low, low, very-low
senza-misura attributes.mod Element 1.0 Indicates no time signature; optional element content indicating symbol added in 3.0
separator attributes.mod Attribute 3.0 Arrangement between beats and beat-type values in a time signature. Values: none, horizontal, diagonal, vertical, adjacent
sf common.mod Element 1.0 sf dynamic
sffz common.mod Element 1.0 sffz dynamic
sfp common.mod Element 1.0 sfp dynamic
sfpp common.mod Element 1.0 sfpp dynamic
sfz common.mod Element 1.0 sfz dynamic
shake note.mod Element 1.0 Shake
show-frets attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 How to display tablature frets. Values: letters, numbers
show-number direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Tuplet number(s) displayed in metric relationship? Values: actual, both, none
show-number note.mod Attribute 1.0 Tuplet number(s) displayed? Values: actual, both, none
show-type note.mod Attribute 1.0 Tuplet type(s) displayed? Values: actual, both, none.
sign attributes.mod Element 1.0 Clef sign. Values: G, F, C, percussion, TAB, none; jianpu added in 3.0
sign direction.mod Attribute 3.0 Ped and * signs are used for pedal? Values: yes, no
size attributes.mod Attribute 2.0 Additional clef symbol size. Values: full, cue, large
size common.mod Attribute 1.0 Show level with size? Values: full, cue, large
size direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Octave shift size: 8 for one octave, 15 for two octaves
size note.mod Attribute 1.0 Note size. Values: full, cue; large added in 1.1
slash attributes.mod Element 1.0 Slash notation
slash note.mod Attribute 1.0 Grace note slashed? Values: yes, no
slash note.mod Attribute 3.0 Turn slashed by a vertical line? Values: yes, no
slash-dot attributes.mod Element 2.0 Definition of beat for beat-repeat and slash
slash-type attributes.mod Element 2.0 Definition of beat for beat-repeat and slash. Values: same as type element
slashes attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Number of slashes in repeat sign
slide note.mod Element 1.0 Rapidly moving from one pitch to another continuously
slur note.mod Element 1.0 Note is at beginning, end, or inflection point of slur
snap-pizzicato note.mod Element 1.0 Snap pizzicato
soft-pedal direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Soft pedal control. Values: yes, no. Yes is depressed, no is released. Numeric values added in 2.0.
software identity.mod Element 1.0 Software used for encoding
solo score.mod Element 2.0 Performance is intended by a solo instument
solo sounds.dtd Element 3.0 Mapping of solo instrument sound between its MusicXML ID and an application or library ID
sostenuto-pedal direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Sostenuto pedal control. Values: yes, no. Yes is depressed, no is released. Numeric values added in 2.0.
sound direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Does offset affect playback as well as display? Values: yes, no
sound direction.mod Element 1.0 Playback suggestions
sound sounds.dtd Element 3.0 MusicXML standard sound
sounding-pitch note.mod Element 1.0 Sounding pitch for harmonic
sounds sounds.dtd Element 3.0 Document element for MusicXML instrument sounds
source direction.mod Attribute 2.0 URL for image file to be included in score direction
source score.mod Attribute 2.0 URL for image file to be included in score credit
source identity.mod Element 1.0 Source for music that is encoded, similar to Dublin Core
space-length common.mod Attribute 3.0 Length of spaces in a dashed line, in tenths
spiccato note.mod Element 1.0 Spiccato / stroke articulation
spread direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Wedge spread in tenths
staccatissimo note.mod Element 1.0 Staccatissimo
staccato note.mod Element 1.0 Staccato
stack-degrees direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Stack harmony degree elements above each other
staff common.mod Element 1.0 Staff assignment for multi-staff parts
staff-details attributes.mod Element 1.0 Details for different types of staves
staff-distance layout.mod Element 1.1 Staff distance within a system
staff-layout layout.mod Element 1.1 Staff distances for this part
staff-lines attributes.mod Element 1.0 Number of lines in this staff
staff-size attributes.mod Element 1.1 Size of staff space, in percent of default scaling.
staff-spacing direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Spacing between part staves, in tenths; deprecated in 1.1
staff-tuning attributes.mod Element 1.0 Staff tuning for tablature
staff-type attributes.mod Element 1.0 Values: ossia, cue, editorial, regular, alternate
start-note common.mod Attribute 1.0 Starting note for playback. Values: upper, main, below
start-stop common.mod Entity 1.0 Typically used for type attribute. Values: start, stop
start-stop-continue common.mod Entity 1.0 Values: start, stop, continue
start-stop-single common.mod Entity 2.0 For notations that can be multi- or single-note. Values: start, stop, single
staves attributes.mod Element 1.0 Number of staves per part
steal-time-following note.mod Attribute 1.0 Percentage of time to steal from following note for grace note playback
steal-time-previous note.mod Attribute 1.0 Percentage of time to steal from previous note for grace note playback
stem note.mod Element 1.0 Stem direction. Values: down, up, none, double.
step note.mod Element 1.0 Diatonic pitch step. Values: A, B, C, D, E, F, G
stick direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms where the material in the stick is included
stick-location direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for location of sticks on cymbals and other instruments. Values: center, rim, cymbal bell, cymbal edge
stick-material direction.mod Element 3.0 Material for stick pictograms. Values: soft, medium, hard, shaded, x
stick-type direction.mod Element 3.0 Type of stick for material-specific pictograms. Values: bass drum, double bass drum, timpani, xylophone, yarn
stopped note.mod Element 1.0 Stopped
stress note.mod Element 2.0 Stress articulation
string direction.mod Attribute 1.1 String in scordatura accord element: highest string is 1
string common.mod Element 1.0 String for tablature / chord symbol: highest string is 1
string-mute direction.mod Element 3.0 String mute on / string mute off symbols
strong-accent note.mod Element 1.0 Vertical accent
substitution common.mod Attribute 1.0 Substitute fingering for middle of note? Values: yes, no
substitution note.mod Attribute 1.1 Substitute heel or toe in middle of note? Values: yes, no
suffix note.mod Element 1.0 Figured bass suffix
supports identity.mod Element 1.0 Are certain MusicXML elements supported in this encoding? (e.g. stem, beam)
syllabic note.mod Element 1.0 Syllable type for hyphenation. Values: single, begin, end, middle
symbol attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Time signature symbol. Values: common, cut, single-number, normal; note and dotted-note added in 3.0
symbol direction.mod Attribute 3.0 Symbol to use to specify a degree. Values: major, minor, augmented, diminished, half-diminished
symbol direction.mod Attribute 3.0 Symbol for principal voice. Values: Hauptstimme, Nebenstimme, plain, none
symbol-size common.mod Entity 1.0 Symbol size, such as for notes. Values: full, cue; large added in 1.1.
system-distance layout.mod Element 1.1 Vertical distance from previous system
system-dividers layout.mod Element 3.0 System separator marks on left and right sides of the page
system-layout layout.mod Element 1.1 Left and right margins plus vertical distance
system-margins layout.mod Element 1.1 System margins relative to page margins, in tenths
tap note.mod Element 1.0 Tap on fretboard
technical note.mod Element 1.0 Performance indications for individual instruments
tempo direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Tempo in quarter notes per minute
tenths common.mod Entity 1.0 Positioning unit in tenths of interline space, used for attributes.
tenths layout.mod Element 1.1 Number of tenths in scaling ratio
tenuto note.mod Element 1.0 Tenuto
text direction.mod Attribute 1.1 How harmony kind should be displayed if not using symbols
text direction.mod Attribute 2.0 How other parts of harmony elements should be displayed if not using symbols
text note.mod Element 1.0 Lyric text
text-decoration common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of text decoration attributes
text-direction common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of text direction attributes, similar to W3C Internationalization Tag Set
text-formatting common.mod Entity 2.0 Common formatting attributes for text elements
text-rotation common.mod Entity 2.0 Collection of text rotation attributes
text-x barline.mod Attribute 2.0 Offset for start of ending text relative to start of the ending line
text-y barline.mod Attribute 2.0 Offset for baseline of ending text relative to start of the ending line
thumb-position note.mod Element 1.0 Thumb position
tie note.mod Element 1.0 Note is part of a tie for performance purposes
tied note.mod Element 1.0 Note appears graphically as part of a tie
time attributes.mod Element 1.0 Time signature
time-modification note.mod Element 1.0 Time modification for tuplets and other durational changes
time-only direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Which time in repeated section to apply the sound element
time-only note.mod Attribute 1.0 Which time to play a note or tie in a repeated section. Added to tie element in 3.0.
time-relation attributes.mod Element 3.0 Symbol that represents interchangeable aspect of dual time signatures. Values: parentheses, bracket, equals, slash, space, hyphen.
time-separator attributes.mod Entity 3.0 Arrangement between beats and beat-type values in a time signature using the separator attribute
time-symbol attributes.mod Entity 3.0 Time signature display using the symbol attribute
times barline.mod Attribute 1.0 Number of times repeated section is played
timpani direction.mod Element 3.0 Timpani pictogram
title opus.dtd Element 1.0 Title of this opus
tocoda direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Jump forwards to coda with same value
toe note.mod Element 1.0 Toe indication for organ pedals
top-bottom common.mod Entity 1.0 For vertical shapes. Values: top, bottom
top-margin layout.mod Element 1.1 Top margin in tenths
top-staff attributes.mod Attribute 2.0 Top staff for part-symbol element
top-system-distance layout.mod Element 1.1 Vertical distance from top page margin
touching-pitch note.mod Element 1.0 Pitch where string is touched for artificial harmonic
transpose attributes.mod Element 1.0 Transposition from written to sounding pitch
tremolo note.mod Element 1.1 Single- or double-note tremolo ornament. Double-note added in 2.0.
trill-mark note.mod Element 1.0 Trill mark
trill-sound common.mod Entity 1.0 Collection of trill playback attributes
trill-step common.mod Attribute 1.0 Size of trill playback step. Values: whole, half, unison
triple-tongue note.mod Element 1.0 Triple tongue
tuning-alter common.mod Element 1.0 Pitch alteration for a staff line. In attributes.mod in 1.0.
tuning-octave common.mod Element 1.0 Octave for a staff line. In attributes.mod in 1.0.
tuning-step common.mod Element 1.0 Pitch step for a staff line. In attributes.mod in 1.0.
tuplet note.mod Element 1.0 Note is at beginning or end of a tuplet
tuplet-actual note.mod Element 1.0 Indicates notes actually played
tuplet-dot note.mod Element 1.0 Augmentation dot for tuplet-type value
tuplet-normal note.mod Element 1.0 Indicates notes usually occupying this time
tuplet-number note.mod Element 1.0 Number of tuplet notes
tuplet-type note.mod Element 1.0 Type of tuplet notes
turn note.mod Element 1.0 Turn
two-note-turn common.mod Attribute 1.0 Size of turn at end of trill. Values: whole, half, none
type attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Measure style type. Values: start, stop
type barline.mod Attribute 1.0 Ending type. Values: start, stop, discontinue
type common.mod Attribute 1.0 Fermata type. Values: upright, inverted
type common.mod Attribute 3.0 Playback technique type for other-play element
type direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Wedge type. Values: crescendo, diminuendo, stop
type direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Metronome tuplet type. Values: start, stop
type direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Pedal type. Values: start, stop; change added in 1.1
type direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Used in many elements, usually as start-stop, start-stop-continue, or start-stop-single entity
type direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Octave shift type. Values: up, down, stop
type direction.mod Attribute 3.0 String mute type. Values: on, off
type direction.mod Attribute 1.0 Harmony type. Values: explicit, implied, alternate
type direction.mod Attribute 2.0 Image MIME type. Typical values: application/postscript, image/gif, image/jpeg, image/png, image/tiff
type identity.mod Attribute 1.0 Creator type. Standard values added in 2.0: composer, lyricist, arranger
type identity.mod Attribute 1.0 Rights type. Standard values added in 2.0: music, words, arrangement
type identity.mod Attribute 2.0 Relation type. Standard values: music, words, arrangement
type layout.mod Attribute 1.1 Page numbers where layout applies. Values: odd, even, both
type layout.mod Attribute 2.0 Line width type. Values: beam, bracket, dashes, enclosure, ending, extend, heavy barline, leger, light barline, octave shift, pedal, slur middle, slur tip, staff, stem, tie middle, tie tip, tuplet bracket, wedge
type layout.mod Attribute 2.0 Note size type. Values: cue, grace, large
type layout.mod Attribute 3.0 Distance type. Values: hyphen, beam
type note.mod Element 1.0 Values: 256th, 128th, 64th, 32nd, 16th, eighth, quarter, half, whole, breve, long; 1024th, 512th, and maxima added in 3.0
type note.mod Attribute 1.0 Used in many elements, usually as start-stop, start-stop-continue, or start-stop-single entity
type note.mod Attribute 1.0 Strong accent direction. Values: up, down
type note.mod Attribute 1.0 Non-arpeggiate type. Values: top, bottom
type score.mod Attribute 1.0 Part-group type. Values: start, stop
type score.mod Attribute 2.0 Credit image MIME type. Typical values: application/postscript, image/gif, image/jpeg, image/png, image/tiff
underline common.mod Attribute 2.0 Number of text underlines. Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
unpitched note.mod Element 1.0 Musical notes notated on the staff but lacking definite pitch
unplayed direction.mod Attribute 3.0 What to display above an unplayed string in a frame
unstress note.mod Element 2.0 Unstress articulation
up-bow note.mod Element 1.0 Up bow
up-down common.mod Entity 1.0 For arrow direction. Values: up, down
use-dots attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Use dots with beat-repeat or slash
use-stems attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Use stems with slash notation
use-symbols attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Use 1-bar / 2-bar / 4-bar symbols for multimeasure rests
use-symbols direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Use harmony symbols rather than letters and numbers
valign common.mod Attribute 1.1 Vertical alignment for text or images
valign common.mod Entity 1.1 Vertical alignment for text. Values: top, middle, bottom, baseline
valign-image common.mod Entity 2.0 Vertical alignment for images. Values: top, middle, bottom
value identity.mod Attribute 2.0 Which value of an element or attribute is supported or not
version common.mod Attribute 1.1 MusicXML format version. Added to opus element in 2.0.
vertical-turn note.mod Element 3.0 Turn with shape arranged vertically from upper left to lower right
virtual-instrument score.mod Element 3.0 Specific virtual instrument used for an instrument sound
virtual-library score.mod Element 3.0 Virtual instrument library name
virtual-name score.mod Element 3.0 Library-specific name for virtual instrument
voice common.mod Element 1.0 Distinguish musical voice
volume common.mod Element 2.0 MIDI channel volume as percentage of maximum. Values: 0 to 100
wavy-line common.mod Element 1.0 Wavy line symbol
wedge direction.mod Element 1.0 Crescendo / diminuendo wedges
width direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Frame width in tenths
width score.mod Attribute 1.1 Measure width in tenths
winged barline.mod Attribute 3.0 Does repeat have winged extensions? Values: none, straight, curved, double-straight, double-curved
with-bar note.mod Element 1.0 Bend is done at bridge with whammy or vibrato bar
wood direction.mod Element 3.0 Pictograms for wood percussion instruments. Values: board clapper, cabasa, castanets, claves, guiro, log drum, maraca, maracas, ratchet, sandpaper blocks, slit drum, temple block, vibraslap, wood block
word-font score.mod Element 1.1 Font for words and other non-lyric text
words direction.mod Element 1.0 Text direction
work score.mod Element 1.0 Information regarding the overall work
work-number score.mod Element 1.0 Number of work
work-title score.mod Element 1.0 Title of work
xlink.ns link.mod Entity 1.0 XLink namespace
xlink:actuate link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 actuate. Values: onRequest, onLoad, other, none
xlink:href link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 href
xlink:role link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 role
xlink:show link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 show. Values: new, replace, embed, other, none
xlink:title link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 title
xlink:type link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 type. Value: simple
xml:lang attributes.mod Attribute 1.0 Language for directives
xml:lang common.mod Attribute 1.0 Language for words, credit-words, and other text elements
xml:lang direction.mod Attribute 1.1 Language for rehearsal marks
xml:lang note.mod Attribute 1.0 Language for lyric text
xml:lang score.mod Attribute 1.1 Default lyric language
xml:space common.mod Attribute 3.0 Whitespace handling for formatted text
xmlns:xlink link.mod Attribute 1.0 XLink 1.0 namespace. Value: %xlink.ns;
yes-no common.mod Entity 1.0 For boolean-like attributes. Values: yes, no
yes-no-number common.mod Entity 2.0 For attributes that can be boolean or numeric. Values: yes, no, and numbers
yyyy-mm-dd common.mod Entity 1.0 Calendar dates in ISO 8601 format