Relationships

Act

Use this to mark acts of an opera (as opposed to other parts that are not acts)

Additional

This attribute describes if a particular role was considered normal or additional.

Amount

Indicates how many of a specific instrument an ensemble usually includes.

Anniversary

Use this to mark that a tour was for the anniversary (rather than the launch) of a release group.

Assistant

This typically indicates someone who is either a first-timer, or less experienced, and who is working under the direction of someone who is more experienced.

Associate

This typically indicates someone who is less experienced and who is working under the direction of someone who is more experienced.

Bonus

Indicates a bonus disc

Cancelled

This indicates an artist cancelled their appearance at an event.

Co

co-[role]

Cover

Indicates that one entity is a cover of another entity

Emeritus

This title indicates that a conductor has at least partially retired, and no longer plays an active role with the group.

Executive

This attribute is to be used if the role was fulfilled in an executive capacity.

Guest

This attribute indicates a 'guest' performance where the performer is not usually part of the band.

Half

Indicates a sibling with whom the artist has only one parent in common

Instrumental

For works that have lyrics, this indicates that those lyrics are not relevant to this recording. Examples include instrumental arrangements, or "beats" from hip-hop songs which may be reused with different lyrics.

Live

This indicates that the recording is of a live performance.

Medium



Possible values:

Medley

This indicates that the recording is of a medley, of which the work is one part.

Minor

This attribute describes if a particular collaboration was considered equal or minor.

Movement

Use this when the parent work consists of several parts which are generally meant to be performed one after another in a particular order (rather than in any order, or multiple times, or in arbitrary selections rather than as a whole).

Number

This attribute indicates the number of a work in a series.

Number

Use this for operas and similar works that are separated in numbers, to specify what parts are numbers (as opposed to spoken dialog or other non-numbered parts).

Optional

Indicates that the relationship is optional - doesn't always apply.

Original

This attribute indicates that an artist was an original member of a group artist.

Part of collection

Use this to indicate the parent work is not intended to be performed as a whole, but is just a grouping of pieces or works that can be performed individually (collections of songs, several sonatas or concertos published as a set, books of piano pieces, etc.)

Partial

This indicates that the recording is not of the entire work, e.g. excerpts from, conclusion of, etc.

Principal

This indicates that the group had multiple conductors who were led by this conductor. This may be indicated by either the title of "principal conductor" or "first conductor".

Re

re-[role]

Solo

This should be used when an artist is credited in liner notes or a similar source as performing a solo part.

Step

For indicating the step-spouse of the artist's parent, or the sibling relationship with the children of such a spouse

Time

Local time a band's performance is scheduled to start, formatted HH:MM.

Translator

This indicates the linked entity translated something, rather than being the original writer.

Video

This attribute indicates that the streamable content is not audio but video.

Parody

This attribute indicates a version with satirical, ironic, or otherwise humorous intent. Parodies in most cases have altered lyrics.

Transliterated

Transliterated track listings don't change the language, just the script or spelling.

Vocal

This attribute describes a type of vocal performance.

Possible values:

Translated

This attribute indicates a version with the lyrics in a different language than the original.