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The '''International Standard Musical Work Code''' (ISWC) is an ISO standard similar to ISBNs for identifying musical works / compositions.  
 
 
==Description==
 
 
 
The ''International Standard Musical Work Code'' (ISWC) is an ISO standard similar to ISBNs for identifying musical works / compositions.  
 
  
 
According to the [[WikiPedia:International_Standard_Musical_Work_Code|Wikipedia article about ISWC]], to register an ISWC, the following minimal metadata must be supplied:  
 
According to the [[WikiPedia:International_Standard_Musical_Work_Code|Wikipedia article about ISWC]], to register an ISWC, the following minimal metadata must be supplied:  

Revision as of 15:59, 15 March 2009

The International Standard Musical Work Code (ISWC) is an ISO standard similar to ISBNs for identifying musical works / compositions.

According to the Wikipedia article about ISWC, to register an ISWC, the following minimal metadata must be supplied:

  • title
  • names of all composers, arrangers and authors, with their role in the piece (identified by role code) and their CAE/IPI number
  • work classification code (CIS (?))
  • identification of other works it is a derivative of

MusicBrainz doesn't currently store ISWCs but could do so for composition objects in the planned NextGenerationSchema.

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