Metadata is specified using \tagname value value at the beginning of the score. It can be used to specify global information like title, tempo or track tuning. Metadata is optional, but if specified, it must be followed by a dot do indicate the end of the metadata.

// Song information \title "Song Title" \subtitle Subtitle \artist Artist \album 'My Album' \words Daniel \music alphaTab \copyright Daniel // Tempo in BPM \tempo 200 // Instrument as General Midi number or name \instrument 30 // Capo fret \capo 2 // String tuning starting at the most bottom string \tuning e5 b4 g4 d4 a3 e3 .