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Search Fields

The Recording index contains the following fields you can search

FieldDescription
alias(part of) any alias attached to the recording (diacritics are ignored)
aridthe MBID of any of the recording artists
artist(part of) the combined credited artist name for the recording, including join phrases (e.g. "Artist X feat.")
artistname(part of) the name of any of the recording artists
comment(part of) the recording's disambiguation comment
countrythe 2-letter code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2) for the country any release of this recording was released in
creditname(part of) the credited name of any of the recording artists on this particular recording
datethe release date of any release including this recording (e.g. "1980-01-22")
durthe recording duration in milliseconds
firstreleasedatethe release date of the earliest release including this recording (e.g. "1980-01-22")
formatthe format of any medium including this recording (insensitive to case, spaces, and separators)
isrcany ISRC associated to the recording
numberthe free-text number of the track on any medium including this recording (e.g. "A4")
positionthe position inside its release of any medium including this recording (starts at 1)
primarytypethe primary type of any release group including this recording
qdurthe recording duration, quantized (duration in milliseconds / 2000)
recording(part of) the recording's name, or the name of a track connected to this recording (diacritics are ignored)
recordingaccent(part of) the recordings's name, or the name of a track connected to this recording (with the specified diacritics)
reidthe MBID of any release including this recording
release(part of) the name of any release including this recording
rgidthe MBID of any release group including this recording
ridthe recording's MBID
secondarytypeany of the secondary types of any release group including this recording
statusthe status of any release including this recording
tag(part of) a tag attached to the recording
tidthe MBID of a track connected to this recording
tnumthe position of the track on any medium including this recording (starts at 1, pre-gaps at 0)
tracksthe number of tracks on any medium including this recording
tracksreleasethe number of tracks on any release (as a whole) including this recording
typelegacy release group type field that predates the ability to set multiple types (see calculation code)
videoa boolean flag (true/false) indicating whether or not the recording is a video recording

If you don't specify a field, the terms will be searched for in the recording field.