<expression>

<expression> Intellectual or artistic realization of a work.
Module MEI.frbr
Attributes
@analog (optional) Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value of datatype string. att.bibl
@data (optional) Used to link metadata elements to one or more data-containing elements. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.datapointing
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
Member of
Contained by
May contain
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.datapointing" />
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " model.expressionLike" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.identifierLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " titleStmt" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.workIdent" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " otherChar" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " creation" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " history" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " langUsage" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " perfMedium" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " perfDuration" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " extent" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " scoreFormat" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " contents" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " context" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " biblList" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " notesStmt" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " classification" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " componentGrp" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " relationList" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " extMeta" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>
Remarks

The perfDuration element captures the intended duration of the expression, while extent records scope of the expression in other terms, such as number of pages, measures, etc.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements