User:RocknRollArchivist/Addition of attributes "lead" and "rhythm"

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Status: This page describes an active advanced relationship proposal and is not official.



Proposal number: RFC-STYLE-139
Champion: RocknRollArchivist
Current status: RFC

RFC


JIRA ticket STYLE-139

Description

This indicates an artist who sang, spoke, or played an instrument.

Link Phrases

Attributes

  • start date
There is no guideline yet for how the begin date fields might be used.
  • end date
There is no guideline yet for how the end date fields might be used.
  • additional
This indicates that an artist did not play a main role in the performance.
  • guest
This indicates that an artist was specifically designated as a guest performer.
  • solo
This should be used when an artist is credited in liner notes or a similar source as performing a solo part.
  • vocal
This special version of this relationship type indicates that an artist sang or spoke on the release or track.
  • instrument
This special version of this relationship type indicates that an artist played an instrument on the release or track.

Guidelines

  • If you know only that an artist performed, but do not know if they sang, spoke, or played an instrument, then select the generic version of this select either the vocal or instrument version of this relationship type, not the vocal or instrument version.
  • If you know that an artist sang or spoke, but not which voice part, select the vocal version of this relationship type, but do not specify a voice part. If you know that the artist played an instrument, but not which one, you'll have to select the generic relationship.
  • Be as specific as possible and specify the instruments and/or vocals which were performed, but only if you have a source or if you can deduce the instrument or vocal type. For details, see the Prefer Specific Relationship Types guideline.

Examples