TempoSpanner

class spannertools.TempoSpanner(left_broken_padding=None, left_broken_text=None, start_with_parenthesized_tempo=False, overrides=None)

Tempo spanner.

With tempo indicators only:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 72)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> show(score) 

With an accelerando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 72)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

With a ritardando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 72)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

With both an accelerando and a ritardando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 72)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Implicit start to (music-initial) accelerando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 72)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Implicit start to (music-initial) ritardando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 72)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Implicit start to (midmusic) accelerando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 120)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo_spanner = spannertools.TempoSpanner(
...     start_with_parenthesized_tempo=True,
...     )
>>> attach(tempo_spanner, staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Implicit start to (midmusic) ritardando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo_spanner = spannertools.TempoSpanner(
...     start_with_parenthesized_tempo=True,
...     )
>>> attach(tempo_spanner, staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

With an accelerando over a line break:

>>> staff = Staff("c'4. d' e' f' g' a' b' c''")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> command = indicatortools.LilyPondCommand('break', 'after')
>>> attach(command, staff[3])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[6], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

With a ritardando over a line break:

>>> staff = Staff("c'4. d' e' f' g' a' b' c''")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> command = indicatortools.LilyPondCommand('break', 'after')
>>> attach(command, staff[3])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[6], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

With a metric modulation:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d'8. e'4. g'8. f'8. ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(3, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(3, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> metric_modulation = indicatortools.MetricModulation(
...     left_rhythm=Note('c4.'),
...     right_rhythm=Note('c4'),
...     )
>>> attach(metric_modulation, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

With a metric modulation and an accelerando:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d'8. e'4. g'8. f'8. ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(3, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(3, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> metric_modulation = indicatortools.MetricModulation(
...     left_rhythm=Note('c4.'),
...     right_rhythm=Note('c4'),
...     )
>>> attach(metric_modulation, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(Accelerando(), staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(3, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[-1], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

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Bases

Attribute summary

components Gets components in spanner.
left_broken_padding Gets left broken padding of tempo spanner.
left_broken_text Gets left broken text of tempo spanner.
name Gets spanner name.
overrides Gets overrides.
start_with_parenthesized_tempo Is true when spanner should start with parenthesized tempo.
__contains__(argument) Is true when spanner contains argument.
__copy__(*arguments) Copies spanner.
__eq__(argument) Is true when ID of argument equals ID of Abjad object.
__format__([format_specification]) Formats Abjad object.
__getitem__(argument) Gets item or slice identified by argument.
__hash__() Hashes Abjad object.
__len__() Gets number of components in spanner.
__lt__(argument) Is true when spanner is less than argument.
__ne__(argument) Is true when Abjad object does not equal argument.
__repr__() Gets interpreter representation of Abjad object.

Read-only properties

(Spanner).components

Gets components in spanner.

Returns selection.

TempoSpanner.left_broken_padding

Gets left broken padding of tempo spanner.

With left broken padding set to none:

>>> staff = Staff("c'4. d' e' f' g' a' b' c''")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> command = indicatortools.LilyPondCommand('break', 'after')
>>> attach(command, staff[3])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[6], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Results in padding of -2. (This is default behavior.)

With left broken padding set explicitly:

>>> staff = Staff("c'4. d' e' f' g' a' b' c''")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> command = indicatortools.LilyPondCommand('break', 'after')
>>> attach(command, staff[3])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[6], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo_spanner = spannertools.TempoSpanner(
...     left_broken_padding=4,
...     )
>>> attach(tempo_spanner, staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Returns number or none.

TempoSpanner.left_broken_text

Gets left broken text of tempo spanner.

With left broken text set to none:

>>> staff = Staff("c'4. d' e' f' g' a' b' c''")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> command = indicatortools.LilyPondCommand('break', 'after')
>>> attach(command, staff[3])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[6], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> attach(spannertools.TempoSpanner(), staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Results in parenthesized abbreviation after line break. (This is default behavior.)

With left broken text set explicitly:

>>> staff = Staff("c'4. d' e' f' g' a' b' c''")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> command = indicatortools.LilyPondCommand('break', 'after')
>>> attach(command, staff[3])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[6], is_annotation=True)
>>> ritardando = indicatortools.Ritardando()
>>> attach(ritardando, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> null_markup = Markup.null(direction=None)
>>> tempo_spanner = spannertools.TempoSpanner(
...     left_broken_text=null_markup,
...     )
>>> attach(tempo_spanner, staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Results in null left broken text.

Returns markup or none.

(Spanner).name

Gets spanner name.

Returns string.

(Spanner).overrides

Gets overrides.

Returns dict.

TempoSpanner.start_with_parenthesized_tempo

Is true when spanner should start with parenthesized tempo.

Does not start with parenthesized tempo:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 120)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo_spanner = spannertools.TempoSpanner(
...     start_with_parenthesized_tempo=False,
...     )
>>> attach(tempo_spanner, staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Starts with parenthesized tempo:

>>> staff = Staff("c'8. d' e'4. g'8. f' ef'4.")
>>> attach(TimeSignature((3, 8)), staff)
>>> score = Score([staff])
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 60)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[0], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 90)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[2], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo = Tempo(Duration(1, 4), 120)
>>> attach(tempo, staff[5], is_annotation=True)
>>> accelerando = indicatortools.Accelerando()
>>> attach(accelerando, staff[3], is_annotation=True)
>>> tempo_spanner = spannertools.TempoSpanner(
...     start_with_parenthesized_tempo=True,
...     )
>>> attach(tempo_spanner, staff[:])
>>> override(score).text_script.staff_padding = 2.25
>>> override(score).text_spanner.staff_padding = 3
>>> show(score) 

Defaults to false.

Set to true, false or none.

Special methods

(Spanner).__contains__(argument)

Is true when spanner contains argument. Otherwise false.

Returns true or false.

(Spanner).__copy__(*arguments)

Copies spanner.

Does not copy spanner components.

Returns new spanner.

(AbjadObject).__eq__(argument)

Is true when ID of argument equals ID of Abjad object. Otherwise false.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__format__(format_specification='')

Formats Abjad object.

Set format_specification to ‘’ or ‘storage’. Interprets ‘’ equal to ‘storage’.

Returns string.

(Spanner).__getitem__(argument)

Gets item or slice identified by argument.

Returns component.

(AbjadObject).__hash__()

Hashes Abjad object.

Required to be explicitly redefined on Python 3 if __eq__ changes.

Returns integer.

(Spanner).__len__()

Gets number of components in spanner.

Returns nonnegative integer.

(Spanner).__lt__(argument)

Is true when spanner is less than argument. Otherwise false.

Trivial comparison to allow doctests to work.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__ne__(argument)

Is true when Abjad object does not equal argument. Otherwise false.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__repr__()

Gets interpreter representation of Abjad object.

Returns string.