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Element: duration [group duration]


Duration is a positive number specified in division units. This is the intended duration vs. notated duration (for instance, swing eighths vs. even eighths, or differences in dotted notes in Baroque-era music). Differences in duration specific to an interpretation or performance should use the note element's attack and release attributes.

Derived By

Type positive-divisions

  • The value must be greater than 0.

Referenced By

        <time symbol="common">
      <sound tempo="120"/>
      <note default-x="80">


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