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MusicBrainz assigns the following MBIDs:
 
MusicBrainz assigns the following MBIDs:
* Artist MBIDs, used to identify an [[Artist|artist]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/artist/<MBID>.html</nowiki></code>
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* Artist MBIDs, used to identify an [[Artist|artist]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/artist/<MBID></nowiki></code>
* Label MBIDs, used to identify a [[Label|label]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/label/<MBID>.html</nowiki></code>
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* Label MBIDs, used to identify a [[Label|label]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/label/<MBID></nowiki></code>
* Release MBIDs, used to identify a [[Release|release]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/release/<MBID>.html</nowiki></code>
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* Release MBIDs, used to identify a [[Release|release]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/release/<MBID></nowiki></code>
* Release group MBIDs, used to identify a [[Release Group|release group]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/release-group/<MBID>.html</nowiki></code>
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* Release group MBIDs, used to identify a [[Release Group|release group]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/release-group/<MBID></nowiki></code>
* Track MBIDs, used to identify a [[Track|track]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/track/<MBID>.html</nowiki></code>
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* Track MBIDs, used to identify a [[Track|track]], use an absolute URI in the form of <code><nowiki>http://musicbrainz.org/track/<MBID></nowiki></code>
  
 
These MBIDs are also used in the tagging process by various [[MusicBrainz Tagger]]s. See [[MusicBrainz Tag]] for more detailed information.
 
These MBIDs are also used in the tagging process by various [[MusicBrainz Tagger]]s. See [[MusicBrainz Tag]] for more detailed information.

Revision as of 17:22, 25 February 2010

MusicBrainz is a comprehensive music database that allows people and computers to have conversations about music; however, any musical entity being discussed must be uniquely identified for a discussion to have maximum value. To this end, MusicBrainz assigns a Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) to each musical entity within the MusicBrainz Database and refers to them as MusicBrainz Identifiers (MBIDs).

MusicBrainz assigns the following MBIDs:

  • Artist MBIDs, used to identify an artist, use an absolute URI in the form of http://musicbrainz.org/artist/<MBID>
  • Label MBIDs, used to identify a label, use an absolute URI in the form of http://musicbrainz.org/label/<MBID>
  • Release MBIDs, used to identify a release, use an absolute URI in the form of http://musicbrainz.org/release/<MBID>
  • Release group MBIDs, used to identify a release group, use an absolute URI in the form of http://musicbrainz.org/release-group/<MBID>
  • Track MBIDs, used to identify a track, use an absolute URI in the form of http://musicbrainz.org/track/<MBID>

These MBIDs are also used in the tagging process by various MusicBrainz Taggers. See MusicBrainz Tag for more detailed information.

Other identifiers used by MusicBrainz