<sourceDesc>

<sourceDesc> (source description) – A container for the descriptions of the source(s) used in the creation of the electronic file.
Module MEI.header
Attributes
@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
MEI.header fileDesc
May contain
MEI.header source
MEI.shared head
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.headLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:oneOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " source" />
</rng:oneOrMore>
</content>
Remarks

This element is recommended where the MEI file is a transcription of existing music, but is not required when the data is originally created in MEI form.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements