The DDEX MLC Message Suite uses a file format with: a file header and a resource list that contains details for each resource.  Each resource can be a sound recording or a music video recording.  All the data is provided as XML, using a schema and tags that are part of the DDEX standard and data dictionary. 

Overview of XML structure of the DeclarationOfSoundRecordingRightsClaim message:

Overview

Notes

XML Declaration

See here

<MessageHeader> …</MessageHeader>

See here

<MessageNotificationPeriod>… </MessageNotificationPeriod>

See here

<ResourceList xmlns="">

      <SoundRecording
          LanguageAndScriptCode="en">

          (described below)

          <SoundRecordingDetailsByTerritory>

          (described further below)

          </SoundRecordingDetailsByTerritory>

      </SoundRecording>

      …

      Additional SoundRecording composites

 

</ResourceList>

See here (ResourceList)

See here for details of the SoundRecording composite and Section 8 for SoundRecordingDetailsByTerritory

Note: Multiple SoundRecording composites can be included