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Element: metronome-tuplet

Description

The metronome-tuplet type uses the same element structure as the time-modification element along with some attributes from the tuplet element.

Derived By

Type metronome-tuplet

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
type  start-stop  Yes 
bracket  yes-no  No 
show-number  show-tuplet  No  The show-number attribute is used to display either the number of actual notes, the number of both actual and normal notes, or neither. It is actual by default.
Content Model

Contains elements as defined in the following table.

Component  Type  Occurs  Default  Description 
  1..1 
actual-notes  xs:nonNegativeInteger  1..1  The actual-notes element describes how many notes are played in the time usually occupied by the number in the normal-notes element.
normal-notes  xs:nonNegativeInteger  1..1  The normal-notes element describes how many notes are usually played in the time occupied by the number in the actual-notes element.
  0..1 
normal-type  note-type-value  1..1  If the type associated with the number in the normal-notes element is different than the current note type (e.g., a quarter note within an eighth note triplet), then the normal-notes type (e.g. eighth) is specified in the normal-type and normal-dot elements.
normal-dot  empty  0..*  The normal-dot element is used to specify dotted normal tuplet types.
Referenced By
Example

      <direction placement="above">
        <direction-type>
          <metronome default-y="30" halign="left" relative-x="26">
            <metronome-note>
              <metronome-type>eighth</metronome-type>
              <metronome-beam number="1">begin</metronome-beam>
            </metronome-note>
            <metronome-note>
              <metronome-type>eighth</metronome-type>
              <metronome-beam number="1">end</metronome-beam>
            </metronome-note>
            <metronome-relation>equals</metronome-relation>
            <metronome-note>
              <metronome-type>quarter</metronome-type>
              <metronome-tuplet bracket="yes" show-number="actual" type="start">
                <actual-notes>3</actual-notes>
                <normal-notes>2</normal-notes>
                <normal-type>eighth</normal-type>
              </metronome-tuplet>

            </metronome-note>
            <metronome-note>
              <metronome-type>eighth</metronome-type>
              <metronome-tuplet type="stop">
                <actual-notes>3</actual-notes>
                <normal-notes>2</normal-notes>
                <normal-type>eighth</normal-type>
              </metronome-tuplet>

            </metronome-note>
          </metronome>
        </direction-type>
      </direction>

Definition

See metronome-note

 

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