Generative Theory of Tonal Music by F. Lersahl, R. Jackendoff

By F. Lersahl, R. Jackendoff

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Margins, distance between staves, number of systems per page). The sequence of measures building the score. The sequence of horizontal symbols, each one with two addresses identifying the start/end figure/event. , 1, 2 or 3) … Figure 11 presents an example of a score with a slur connecting two notes. XML Music Notation Modelling for Multimedia: MPEG-SMR Figure 11. BEAM=”0”/> Single-Part Score The single part contains the musical information for one executor, and it is modelled with the SMXF_Part element.

Past efforts for music notation standardization were SMDL (SMDL, 1995) and NIFF (NIFF, 2005). Most of them are mainly focused on modelling the music elements to preserve and interchange the notation format and information among different applications (for editing and rendering of music scores), rather than to provide features that could support the integration of music notation with multimedia, for example, synchronisation with audiovisual and 3-D rendering, references and hyperlinks, multilingual lyrics, automatic formatting and rendering, and so forth.

Dsi. , & Ebrahimi, T. ). (2002). The MEPG-4 Book. IMSC Press. MPEG ISO SMR group web page. org/ mpeg-ahg Selfridge-Field E. ). (1997). Beyond MIDI— The handbook of musical codes. London: The MIT Press. MUSICALIS project. Retrieved from http://www. fr/ SIBELIUS. sibelius. com NIFF Consortium. (1995). NIFF 6a: Notation interchange file format. SMDL. (1995). ISO/IEC, standard music description language. ISO/IEC DIS 10743. , & Nesi, P. (2006). i-Maestro: Interactive multimedia environments for music education.

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