Articulations

\accent


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\accent \acc R accent sign

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
position string above or below none true

Accent position is determined by the stem direction: the accent should be placed on the opposite side of the stem. When no stem is present, the accent is placed above.

See the Articulations example.


\bow


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\bow RP bowing indication

Strings specific tag.

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
type string up or down up false
position string above or below above true


\breathMark


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\breathMark P a breath mark

See the Articulations example.
See the Lutkin example.


\fermata


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\fermata RP fermata signs

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
type string short, regular or long regular true
position string above or below above true

See the Articulations example.


\glissando


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\glissando glissandoBegin glissandoEnd R a glissando line between notes

The \glissando tag displays lines between notes but can be applied to chords as well. In the latter case, a line is drawn between the corresponding notes of each chord. It is the position of the notes in the GMN code that determines the correspondence

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
dx1 unit displacement of the line left anchor point 0 true
dy1 unit displacement of the line left anchor point 0 true
dx2 unit displacement of the line right anchor point 0 true
dy2 unit displacement of the line right anchor point 0 true
fill boolean@param fill space between lines when applied to a chord false true
thickness unit line thickness 0.3 true

See a glissando example.


\marcato


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\marcato RP marcato sign

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
position string above or below above true

Note that depending on the position, the glyph for the marcato sign is not the same.

See the Articulations example.


\pedalOn


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\pedalOn P a pedal indication

\pedalOff


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\pedalOff P a pedal indication


\pizzicato


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\pizzicato \pizz R pizzicato signs

The \pizzicato tag supports various shapes, intended to different instruments.

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
type string buzz, snap, bartok, fingernail, lefthand lefthand true
position string above or below above true

Note that snap and bartok types are equivalent.

See the Articulations example.


\slur


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\slur \sl
slurBegin \slurEnd
R slur

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
curve string up or down none true
dx1 unit displacement of the left anchor point 2hs true
dy1 unit displacement of the left anchor point 1hs true
dx2 unit displacement of the right anchor point -2hs true
dy2 unit displacement of the right anchor point 1hs true
r3 float displacement of the inflection point 0.5 true
h unit height of the curve 2hs true

The r3 parameter should be between 0 (leftmost) and 1 (rightmost).

See the Slurs example.


\staccato


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\staccato \stacc
\staccBegin \staccEnd
R staccato signs

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
type string heavy or regular regular true
position string above or below none true

The default staccato position is close to the note head, on the opposite side of the stem.

See the Articulations example.


\tenuto


Description

Name Variants Type Notation element
\tenuto \ten R tenuto sign

Parameters

Name Type Description Default value Optional
type string heavy or regular regular true
position string above or below none true

The default tenuto position is close to the note head, on the opposite side of the stem.

See the Articulations example.