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Element: creator

Description

The creator element is borrowed from Dublin Core. It is used for the creators of the score. The type attribute is used to distinguish different creative contributions. Thus, there can be multiple creators within an identification. Standard type values are composer, lyricist, and arranger. Other type values may be used for different types of creative roles. The type attribute should usually be used even if there is just a single creator element. The MusicXML format does not use the creator / contributor distinction from Dublin Core.

Derived By

Type typed-text

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
type  xs:token  No 
Content Model

Contains text only.

Referenced By
Example
  <identification>
    <creator type="composer">Ludwig van Beethoven</creator>
    <encoding>
      <software>Finale 2012 for Windows</software>
      <software>Dolet Light for Finale 2012</software>
      <encoding-date>2012-09-06</encoding-date>
      <supports attribute="new-system" element="print" type="yes" value="yes"/>
      <supports attribute="new-page" element="print" type="yes" value="yes"/>
    </encoding>
  </identification>
Definition

See identification

 

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