The tempo object

Type: Dictionary

The tempo object defines a tempo, from the point of its occurrence forward until changed. The tempo is rendered as a conventional pairing of a small beat unit notation equated to a metronome marking.


Name Type Required? Description
"bpm" bpm object Yes The number of times per minute the given value should occur.
"location" measure location object No The measure location of this tempo marking. If not provided, the default value is zero.
"value" note value object Yes A note value which is asserted to occur with a frequency of bpm times per minute.


This object is used in the following examples:

Tempo markings