Glossary

  • Content type
    • Classification of releases: Album, EP, single or video.
  • Format type
    • Subclassification of releases based on physical characteristics. Examples: 7'', CD, Tape, etc...
  • Original
    • The first performance of a work, either first performed, recorded or released.
  • Performance
    • A version of a work
  • PRO
    • Performing Rights Organization. Examples: ASCAP, BMI, GEMA, etc...
  • Release
    • The physical or digital carrier of a performance. Think of a vinyl single, a CD album, a digital track, etc...
  • Romanization
    • Replacing text written in one script with the characters of the Roman alpabet.
  • Trac
    • Tracking system used in this project for enhancements and bugs.
  • Transliteration
    • Replacing text written in one script with the characters of another script.
  • Version
    • A performance of a work
  • Work
    • The immaterial concept of a musical piece of art, limited by what's defined in advance.