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Class Name Definition Subclass of Equivalent classes Wikidata Remarks
Endeavour
frbr:Endeavour
Any of the FRBR group 1 entities (Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item) Concept -
Work
frbr:Work
Creative work (frbr:Work) Concept; Endeavour schema:CreativeWork wd:Q17537576 See also subclasses: FRBRoo-F20 Performance work wd:Q17538722 Performance work
Expression
frbr:Expression
Version, edition, or translation of a creative work (frbr:Expression) Concept; Endeavour wd:Q3331189 (version, edition, or translation) Wikidata conflates frbr:Expression and frbr:Manifestation See also subclass: FRBRoo-F25 Performance Plan
Manifestation
frbr:Manifestation
Physical embodiment of an expression of a creative work, comprising all the physical objects that bear the same characteristics, in respect to both intellectual content and physical form (frbr:Manifestation) Concept; Endeavour wd:Q3331189 (version, edition, or translation) Wikidata conflates frbr:Expression and frbr:Manifestation There are no FRBRoo performance equivalent to frbr:Manifestation
Item
frbr:Item
Single exemplar of a creative work (frbr:Item) Object; Endeavour wd:Q286583 (manifestation) The label of the Wikidata item may seem a bit misleading with regard to FRBR terminology, but "individual book" (Q53731850) is currently defined as subclass of "manifestation" (Q286583).
Endeavour of the Performing Arts
Any of the FRBR group 1 entities applied to the performing arts (Performance Work, Performance Plan, Performing Arts Production, Performance) Concept; Endeavour -
Performing Arts Production
ado:PerformingArtsProduction
A complete run of contiguous Performances; the totality of Performances following the same performance plan Manifestation; Event Series; Endeavour of the Performing Arts SPA-E9 Performing Arts Production; mo:Show wd:Q43099500 See also: schema:ComedyEvent schema:DanceEvent schema:MusicEvent schema:TheaterEvent The delimitation of a "Performing Arts Production" is somewhat arbitrary; in the context of seasonal theatre programmes, a "revival" of a production from an earlier season my be modelled as a distinct production (revival of). This class does not exist in FRBRoo
Series of Performing Arts Productions
ado:PerformingArtsProductionSeries
Series of distinct performing arts productions that form a whole Series; Manifestation; Event; Endeavour of the Performing Arts
Part of a Performing Arts Production
ado:PartOfPerformingArtsProduction
Part of a performing arts production consisting of several parts (e.g. several plays played on the same night) Part (wd:Q15989253) wd:Q52721362
Performance
ado:Performance
Individual representation of a Performance Work according to a Performance plan in the context of a Performing Arts Production Event; Endeavour of the Performing Arts SPA-E10 Performance; mo:Performance wd:Q35140 See also: schema:ComedyEvent schema:DanceEvent schema:MusicEvent schema:TheaterEvent FRBRoo-F31 Performance
Series of Performances
ado:PerformanceSeries
Series of performances of the same work of the performing arts, subset of the performances of a performing arts production (e.g. taking place at the same venue) Event Series; Endeavour of the Performing Arts SPA-E11 Series of Performances wd:Q43100730
Agent
foaf:Agent
Individual and identifiable entity capable of performing actions edm:Agent premis:Agent rdac:C10002 "agent wd:Q24229398
Person
schema:Person
Being that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood Agent frbr:Person rdac:C10004 "person" foaf:Person wd:Q215627 Use the subclass wd:Q5 for humans.
Family
rdac:C10008 "family
Group of people affiliated by consanguinity, affinity, or co-residence Agent wd:Q8436
CorporateBody
frbr:CorporateBody
An organization or group of individuals and/or organizations acting as a unit Agent rdac:C10005 "corporate body" schema:Organization -
Organization
foaf:Organization
Social entity (not necessarily commercial) uniting people into a structured group managing shared means to meet some needs, or to pursue collective goals CorporateBody wd:Q43229
Group (Agent)
foaf:Group
Collection of individual agents who may themselves play the role of an Agent. Corporate Body; Group see also: schema:PerformingGroup, schema:DanceGroup, schema:TheaterGroup, schema:MusicGroup (they are defined as subclasses of schema:Organization)
Group
Any set of human beings wd:Q16334295
Ethnic Group
Socially defined category of people who identify with each other Group wd:Q41710
Subject
frbr:Subject
Any of the FRBR group three entities (Place, Object, Concept, Event) -
Place
schema:Place
A location, jurisdiction or any geographic or administrative area frbr:Subject schema:Thing frbr:Place rdac:C10009 "Place wd:Q2221906
Geo Coordinates
schema:GeoCoordinates
The geographic coordinates of a place or an event schema:StructuredValue -
Contact Point
schema:ContactPoint
A contact point schema:StructuredValue wd:Q30322502
Postal Address
schema:PostalAddress
The mailing address Contact Point wd:Q319608
Administrative Territorial Entity
schema:AdministrativeArea
Territorial entity for administration purposes, with or without its own local government schema:Place wd:Q56061
Country
schema:Country
Administrative Territorial Entity wd:Q6256
Venue
schema:EventVenue
A place where an organized event takes place Place wd:Q18674739
Object
frbr:Object
A material thing frbr:Subject wd:Q223557
Building
Building
A structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place Object wd:Q41176
Concept
frbr:Concept
An abstract notion or idea frbr:Subject skos:Concept wd:Q151885
Award
Something given to a person or a group of people to recognize their excellence in a certain field Concept wd:Q618779 schema.org uses a text string in combination with the schema:award property
Event
schema:Event
An event happening at a certain time and location, such as a concert, lecture, or festival frbr:Subject schema:Thing frbr:Event wd:Q1656682
Screening Event
schema:ScreeningEvent
A screening of a movie or other video Event
Event Series
An ordered set of events with similar characteristics Series; Event
Festival (Edition)
schema:Festival
A particular edition of a festival Event wd:Q27968043 schema.org currently does not differentiate between Festival (Series) and Festival (Edition)
Festival (Series)
organised series of acts and performances Event Series wd:Q132241 Wikidata and schema.org currently do not differentiate between Festival (Series) and Festival (Edition)
Occupation
schema:Occupation (pending)
a profession, trade, or craft pursued by a person in fulfilment of a Function RiC-E5 Occupation wd:Q28640
Performance Role
ebucore:Character
a role that may be assigned to a person (or to several persons simultaneously) in the context of a Performing Arts Production Concept wd:Q3375722
Web Resource
edm:WebResource
digital representation of a cultural (heritage) object Object wd:Q3427877
Media Object
schema:MediaObject
digital representation of an audio-visual object (including photographs) Web Resource -
Media Resource
ebucore:MediaResource
digital representation of an audio-visual object (excluding photographs) Media Object po:Version -
Photograph
schema:Photograph
image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface Work wd:Q125191
Image
schema:ImageObject
artifact that depicts or records visual perception Work wd:Q478798
Editorial Object
ebucore:EditorialObject
any kind of audio or video document intended for broadcasting, screening or public audition Work -
Movie
schema:Movie
motion picture Editorial Object wd:Q11424
Season
section of a year, in cultural forms (tourism, sports, fashion, theatre, etc.) Time Interval wd:Q25938183
Character Role
character or part played by a performer Fictional Character wd:Q3375722 (theatrical character) cf. schema:PerformanceRole (seems to be defined differently)
Offer
schema:Offer
an offer to transfer some rights to an item or to provide a service -
Target Audience
schema:Audience
intended audience for an item, i.e. the group for whom the item was created - While wd:Q211198 is defined as an equivalent class of schema:Audience, the two definitions vary: While the former refers to the "actual" audience, the latter refers to the "intended" audience. "Zaungast" (Q148591) is currently the only instance of the class on Wikidata.
Musical Work
schema:MusicComposition
creative work in the form of music, resulting from musical composition Work mo:MusicalWork wd:Q2188189
Song
musical composition for voice(s) Musical Work wd:Q7366
Opera
artform combining sung text and musical score in a theatrical setting Musical Work; Play wd:Q1344
Ballet
artform combining performance dance and musical score in a theatrical setting Musical Work; Choreographic Work
Literary Work
creative work in the form of text, resulting from literary activity Work wd:Q7725634
Play
schema:Play
form of literature intended for theatrical performance Literary Work wd:Q25379
Choreographic Work
creative work having a story, plot or abstract idea devised or used for the purpose of interpretation by dancing and/or miming Work
Series
schema:Series
ordered set of similar objects wd:Q20937557
owl:Thing
owl:Thing

List of Ontologies

Prefix Name URL
ado Artsdata Ontology (experimental) http://ontology.artsdata.ca/
CIDOC-CRM Definition of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model, Version 6.2.1 http://www.cidoc-crm.org/sites/default/files/cidoc_crm_version_6.2.1.pdf
ebucore EBU Core Ontology https://www.ebu.ch/metadata/ontologies/ebucore/
edm Europeana Data Model http://www.europeana.eu/schemas/edm/
fabio FaBiO, the FRBR-aligned Bibliographic Ontology http://purl.org/spar/fabio/
foaf FOAF Vocabulary Specification 0.99 http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec/
frbr Expression of Core FRBR Concepts in RDF http://purl.org/vocab/frbr/core#
FRBRoo FRBRoo Model http://iflastandards.info/ns/fr/frbr/frbroo/
geo WGS84 Geo Positioning: an RDF vocabulary http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/wgs84_pos#
mo Music Ontology http://musicontology.com/specification/
ore Open Archives Initiative, Object Exchange and Reuse http://www.openarchives.org/ore/terms/
premis Preservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies (PREMIS) Ontology http://id.loc.gov/ontologies/premis.html
po Programmes Ontology, Version 0.2 https://www.bbc.co.uk/ontologies/po/0.2
pq Wikidata Qualifier http://www.wikidata.org/prop/qualifier/
rdf Resource Description Framework http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
rdfs Resource Description Framework Schema http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
RiC Records in Context, A Conceptual Model for Archival Description, Consultation Draft v0.1 Records in Context, A Conceptual Model for Archival Description, Consultation Draft v0.1
rdac RDA, Classes http://www.rdaregistry.info/Elements/c/
rdae RDA, Expression Properties http://www.rdaregistry.info/Elements/e/
rdam RDA, Manifestation Properties http://www.rdaregistry.info/Elements/m/
rdau RDA, Unconstrained Properties http://www.rdaregistry.info/Elements/u/
schema Schema.org http://schema.org/
skos Simple Knowledge Organization System, SKOS http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core#
wd Wikidata Entity http://www.wikidata.org/entity/
wdt Wikidata Property http://www.wikidata.org/prop/direct/