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Element: wedge

Description

The wedge type represents crescendo and diminuendo wedge symbols. The type attribute is crescendo for the start of a wedge that is closed at the left side, and diminuendo for the start of a wedge that is closed on the right side. Spread values are measured in tenths; those at the start of a crescendo wedge or end of a diminuendo wedge are ignored. The niente attribute is yes if a circle appears at the point of the wedge, indicating a crescendo from nothing or diminuendo to nothing. It is no by default, and used only when the type is crescendo, or the type is stop for a wedge that began with a diminuendo type. The line-type is solid by default.

Derived By

Type wedge

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
type  wedge-type  Yes  The type attribute is crescendo for the start of a wedge that is closed at the left side, and diminuendo for the start of a wedge that is closed on the right side.
number  number-level  No  When a number-level value is implied, the value is 1 by default.
spread  tenths  No  Spread values are measured in tenths; those at the start of a crescendo wedge or end of a diminuendo wedge are ignored.
niente  yes-no  No  The niente attribute is yes if a circle appears at the point of the wedge, indicating a crescendo from nothing or diminuendo to nothing. It is no by default, and used only when the type is crescendo, or the type is stop for a wedge that began with a diminuendo type.
line-type  line-type  No 
dash-length  tenths  No 
space-length  tenths  No 
default-x  tenths  No 
default-y  tenths  No 
relative-x  tenths  No 
relative-y  tenths  No 
color  color  No 
Content Model

Always empty.

Referenced By
Example

      <direction placement="above">
        <direction-type>
          <dynamics default-y="35" halign="left" relative-x="-4">
            <p/>
          </dynamics>
        </direction-type>
        <sound dynamics="54"/>
      </direction>
      <note default-x="10">
        <pitch>
          <step>F</step>
          <octave>4</octave>
        </pitch>
        <duration>4</duration>
        <voice>1</voice>
        <type>eighth</type>
        <stem default-y="15">up</stem>
        <beam number="1">begin</beam>
      </note>
      <direction placement="above">
        <direction-type>
          <wedge default-y="38" spread="0" type="crescendo"/>
        </direction-type>
        <offset>-1</offset>
      </direction>
      <note default-x="43">
        <pitch>
          <step>C</step>
          <octave>5</octave>
        </pitch>
        <duration>4</duration>
        <voice>1</voice>
        <type>eighth</type>
        <stem default-y="15">up</stem>
        <beam number="1">continue</beam>
      </note>
      <note default-x="81">
        <pitch>
          <step>A</step>
          <octave>4</octave>
        </pitch>
        <duration>4</duration>
        <voice>1</voice>
        <type>eighth</type>
        <stem default-y="15">up</stem>
        <beam number="1">continue</beam>
      </note>
      <direction>
        <direction-type>
          <wedge spread="15" type="stop"/>
        </direction-type>
        <offset>2</offset>
      </direction>
      <note default-x="116">
        <pitch>
          <step>G</step>
          <octave>4</octave>
        </pitch>
        <duration>4</duration>
        <voice>1</voice>
        <type>eighth</type>
        <stem default-y="15">up</stem>
        <beam number="1">end</beam>
      </note>
      <direction placement="above">
        <direction-type>
          <dynamics default-y="35" halign="left" relative-x="-13">
            <f/>
          </dynamics>
        </direction-type>
        <sound dynamics="98"/>
      </direction>

Niente

        <direction-type>
          <wedge default-y="38" spread="0" type="crescendo" niente="yes"/>
        </direction-type>
Definition

See direction-type

 

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