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Element: degree-alter

Description

The degree-alter type represents the chromatic alteration for the current degree. If the degree-type value is alter or subtract, the degree-alter value is relative to the degree already in the chord based on its kind element. If the degree-type value is add, the degree-alter is relative to a dominant chord (major and perfect intervals except for a minor seventh). The plus-minus attribute is used to indicate if plus and minus symbols should be used instead of sharp and flat symbols to display the degree alteration; it is no by default.

Derived By

Type degree-alter

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
default-x  tenths  No 
default-y  tenths  No 
relative-x  tenths  No 
relative-y  tenths  No 
font-family  comma-separated-text  No 
font-style  font-style  No 
font-size  font-size  No 
font-weight  font-weight  No 
color  color  No 
plus-minus  yes-no  No 
Content Model

Contains text only.

Referenced By
Example

      <harmony default-y="40">
        <root>
          <root-step>A</root-step>
        </root>
        <kind halign="center" parentheses-degrees="yes" text="7">dominant</kind>
        <degree>
          <degree-value>5</degree-value>
<degree-alter>-1</degree-alter>
          <degree-type>alter</degree-type>
        </degree>
        <offset>8</offset>
      </harmony>

        <degree>
          <degree-value>13</degree-value>
            <degree-alter>+1</degree-alter>
          <degree-type>add</degree-type>
        </degree>

        <degree>
          <degree-value>13</degree-value>
            <degree-alter>0</degree-alter>
          <degree-type>add</degree-type>
        </degree>

        <degree>
          <degree-value>13</degree-value>
            <degree-alter plus-minus="yes">-1</degree-alter>
          <degree-type>add</degree-type>
        </degree>
Definition

See degree

 

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