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In [[MusicBrainz Terminology|MusicBrainzTerminology]], a release is an entry in the ''album'' table of the database. For CD's, a release represents 1 CD. For vinyl and cassettes, a release represents both sides of a record or cassette.
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In [[MusicBrainz Terminology|MusicBrainzTerminology]], a release is an entry in the ''album'' table of the database. For CDs, a release represents 1 CD. For vinyl and cassettes, a release represents both sides of a record or cassette.
   
 
A release has a [[Release Title|ReleaseTitle]] and consists of one or more [[Track]]s. Each release has one [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]] who is the [[Primary Artist|PrimaryArtist]] associated with that release. Other artists can be associated with a release using [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]].
 
A release has a [[Release Title|ReleaseTitle]] and consists of one or more [[Track]]s. Each release has one [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]] who is the [[Primary Artist|PrimaryArtist]] associated with that release. Other artists can be associated with a release using [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]].
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* 1 CD (album): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=59381 Desire]
 
* 1 CD (album): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=59381 Desire]
 
* 1 CD (single): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=181703 Creep]
 
* 1 CD (single): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=181703 Creep]
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* CD 1 of a double album: [http://musicbrainz.org/release/a4864e94-6d75-4ade-bc93-0dabf3521453.html The Fragile (disc 1: Left)]
 
* 2-sided vinyl 12" (single): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=464780 Feel the Music]
 
* 2-sided vinyl 12" (single): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=464780 Feel the Music]
 
* 2-sided 2-record vinyl LP, disc 2 (album): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=208193 Blonde on Blonde (disc 2)]
 
* 2-sided 2-record vinyl LP, disc 2 (album): [http://musicbrainz.org/showalbum.html?albumid=208193 Blonde on Blonde (disc 2)]

Revision as of 21:19, 9 June 2007

In MusicBrainzTerminology, a release is an entry in the album table of the database. For CDs, a release represents 1 CD. For vinyl and cassettes, a release represents both sides of a record or cassette.

A release has a ReleaseTitle and consists of one or more Tracks. Each release has one ReleaseArtist who is the PrimaryArtist associated with that release. Other artists can be associated with a release using AdvancedRelationships.

A release has a ReleaseID, a unique identifier for that Release.

Examples