Specifies a means of uniquely identifying printed music publications. Standardizes and promotes internationally the use of numbers on printed music publications in order that one edition of a title or one separate component of an edition can be distinguished from all other editions or components by means of a unique international standard music number made up of the following elements: preceded by the letters ISMN, the letter M as a prefix, a publisher identifier, an item identifier, a check digit. Also specifies the location of the number on printed music publications.
Status: WithdrawnPublication date: 1993-12
Edition: 1Number of pages: 4
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description
- ICS :
- 01.140.20 Information sciences
ISO 10957:1993Stage: 95.99
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