Sequential Order

REPRESENTATION

ordo — sequential order of events representation

DESCRIPTION

The ordo representation consists of a set of numerical values indicating the order of events. An ordo spine simply encodes a series of ascending integers marking the succession of events:

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**ordo 1 2 3 4 5 *- ———-

The ordo representation recognizes "common system" barlines — see barlines.

FILE TYPE

It is recommended that files containing predominantly ordo data should be given names with the distinguishing `.ord' extension.

SIGNIFIERS

The following table summarizes the ordo mappings of signifiers and signifieds.


0-9 decimal values . null token = barlines == double barline —– —————-

Summary of ordo Signifiers

EXAMPLES

A sample document is given below:

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**ordo =1 1 2 3 =2 4 . 5 *- ———-

PERTINENT COMMANDS

The following Humdrum command produces ordo data as output:


num number selected Humdrum data records – ——————————— ————————————–

TANDEM INTERPRETATIONS

The following tandem interpretations can be used in conjunction with ordo:


meter signatures *M6/8 key signatures *k[f#c#] key *c#: tempo *MM96.3 timebase *tb32 —————— ————

Tandem interpretations for ordo

SEE ALSO

barlines, **date, **dur, **metpos, **recip, scramble, **takt, **time, **Zeit