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Element: degree-value

Description

The content of the degree-value type is a number indicating the degree of the chord (1 for the root, 3 for third, etc). The text attribute specifies how the type of the degree should be displayed in a score. The degree-value symbol attribute indicates that a symbol should be used in specifying the degree. If the symbol attribute is present, the value of the text attribute follows the symbol.

Derived By

Type degree-value

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
symbol  degree-symbol-value  No 
text  xs:token  No  The text attribute specifies how the type of the degree should be displayed in a score.
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 
Content Model

Contains text only.

Referenced By
Example

      <harmony default-y="40">
        <root>
          <root-step>A</root-step>
        </root>
        <kind>minor-seventh</kind>
        <degree>
          <degree-value>13</degree-value>
          <degree-alter>-1</degree-alter>
          <degree-type>add</degree-type>
        </degree>
      </harmony>
Definition

See degree

 

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