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Element: octave

Description

Octaves are represented by the numbers 0 to 9, where 4 indicates the octave started by middle C.

Derived By

Type octave

Restrictions
  • The value must be greater than or equal to 0.

  • The value must be less than or equal to 9.

Referenced By
Example

      <note default-x="10">
        <pitch>
          <step>B</step>
          <octave>4</octave>
        </pitch>
        <duration>16</duration>
        <voice>1</voice>
        <type>eighth</type>
        <stem default-y="-55.5">down</stem>
      </note>

Definition

See pitch

 

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