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Element: key-step [group non-traditional-key]

Description

Non-traditional key signatures can be represented using the Humdrum/Scot concept of a list of altered tones. The key-step element indicates the pitch step to be altered, represented using the same names as in the step element.

Derived By

Type step

Enumeration
Value  Description 







Referenced By
  • Complex Type key
Example

        <key>
        <key-step>F</key-step>
          <key-alter>1</key-alter>
          <key-step>G</key-step>
          <key-alter>1</key-alter>
        </key>

 

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