All Resources that are part of a Release are contained in a
<ResourceList> composite. This composite forces that all Resources are communicated in a specific order:
<SoundRecordings need to be declared and described, following by
MIDIResources (ERN-4 does not support MIDI Resources any more; please use
SoftwareResources, and finally,
Of course, this order may not be the one that an artist has decided that the Resources should appear on his/her/their Release. The right – and only – place to communicate the sequencing of Resources is the
ResourceGroup (which is part of the
The sample on the right shows how this can be done. For the avoidance of doubt, the
ReleaseResourceReferenceList cannot be used to sequence Resources.
Resource Group for an Audio Album
<ResourceGroup> can also be used to group Resources into the digital equivalent of "sides" and "disks" (e.g. for boxed sets).