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SALIERI Language - ambitus

ambitus: sequence -> integer

Call syntax:

ambitus returns the ambitus, i.e., the number of halftone steps between the lowest and the highest note of seq. The ambitus of an empty or one tone sequence is defined as 0; rests are ignored when computing the ambitus of a sequence.

> ambitus([e2/4 c/4])
Result= 4
> ambitus([c1/2 a0/4 _/4 f2#/4 g/2])
Result= 22
> ambitus([fis1/4])
Result= 0
> ambitus([])
Result= 0

See also: getPitch, duration.

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