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Element: offset

Description

Derived By

Type offset

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
sound  yes-no  No  If the sound attribute is "yes", then the offset affects playback too. If the sound attribute is "no", then any sound associated with the direction takes effect at the current location. The sound attribute is "no" by default for compatibility with earlier versions of the MusicXML format.
Content Model

Contains text only.

Referenced By
Example

      <harmony default-y="29">
        <root>
          <root-step>G</root-step>
        </root>
        <kind halign="center" text="">major</kind>
        <offset>16</offset>
      </harmony>
Definition

See harmony

 

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