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=Style for determining Release Artists on *classical* Releases=
 
=Style for determining Release Artists on *classical* Releases=
  
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">[[Image:Alert.png]] '''Status:''' ''This is a [[Proposed Style Guideline|ProposedStyleGuideline]], which has not been sanctioned yet.''   
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<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">[[Image:Alert.png]] '''Status:''' ''This is a [[Proposed Style Guideline|ProposedStyleGuideline]], which has not been sanctioned yet.''  [[Image:Attention.png]] ''This [[Style Guideline|StyleGuideline]] applies to [[Classical Style Guide| classical music]] only. For popular music see the [[Release Artist Style|ReleaseArtistStyle]].''
 
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[[Image:Attention.png]] This [[Style Guideline|StyleGuideline]] applies to [[Classical Style Guide| classical music]] only. For popular music see the [[Release Artists Style|ReleaseArtistsStyle]].  
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The [[Classical Style Guide|ClassicalStyleGuide]] states that the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]] of a classical [[Release]] should always be the composer. We make an exception with recitals by a single performer: 
  
Recitals by a single performer: In cases where a release contains only work(s) performed primarily by a single group or individual, credited prominently on the release, that artist may be designated the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]] if any one of the following conditions is met:  
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In cases where a release contains only work(s) performed primarily by a single group or individual, credited prominently on the release, that artist may be designated the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]] if any one of the following conditions is met:  
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# The works are composed by different composers, and the album would otherwise be attributed to [[Various Artists|VariousArtists]]
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# The tracks on the release, while all composed by one composer, are parts of multiple works, several of which are not present in their complete form or are drawn from different groups ("selections" or "highlights")
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# The work(s) have all been arranged, remixed, or otherwise substantially modified by the primary performer
  
* The works are composed by different artists, and the album would otherwise be attributed to [[Various Artists|VariousArtists]]  
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In the first case, the album should be entered with 
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* the composers as the [[Track Artist|TrackArtist]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s for each of the tracks (unless the third case applies)
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* the performer as the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]].
  
* The tracks on the release, while all composed by one artist, are parts of multiple works, several of which are not present in their complete form or are drawn from different groups ("selections" or "highlights")  
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In the second case, the album should be entered with 
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* the composer as the [[Track Artist|TrackArtist]] for each of the tracks (unless the third case applies)  
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* the performer as the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]].
  
* The work(s) have all been arranged, remixed, or otherwise substantially modified by the primary performer
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In the third case, the [[Classical Style Guide|ClassicalStyleGuide]] does not really apply. We are now more likely in the field of Jazz, electronic or popular music. Therefore the album should be entered as a single artist release with
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* the performer as the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]]
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* the composer(s) should be attributed only by [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]] of the [[Composer Relationship Type|ComposerRelationshipType]] either to the whole album (if there is only one composer), or the individual tracks (if there are several composers).
  
In the first case, the album should be entered as a VA release with the composers as the track artists (unless the third case applies).
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==More Details==
  
In the second case, the album should be entered as a VA release with the composer as the track artist for each of the tracks (unless the third case applies).  
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Please avoid creating new [[Artist]]s for collaborations that are not otherwise referred to (e.g. by other releases or [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]]).
 
 
In the third case, the album should be entered as a non-VA release, and the composer(s) should be attributed to the album (if only one composer) or the tracks (if more than one composer) only by "composed by" [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]]  
 
  
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Style]]
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Style]]

Revision as of 20:01, 3 October 2006

Style for determining Release Artists on *classical* Releases

The ClassicalStyleGuide states that the ReleaseArtist of a classical Release should always be the composer. We make an exception with recitals by a single performer:

In cases where a release contains only work(s) performed primarily by a single group or individual, credited prominently on the release, that artist may be designated the ReleaseArtist if any one of the following conditions is met:

  1. The works are composed by different composers, and the album would otherwise be attributed to VariousArtists
  2. The tracks on the release, while all composed by one composer, are parts of multiple works, several of which are not present in their complete form or are drawn from different groups ("selections" or "highlights")
  3. The work(s) have all been arranged, remixed, or otherwise substantially modified by the primary performer

In the first case, the album should be entered with

  • the composers as the TrackArtists for each of the tracks (unless the third case applies)
  • the performer as the ReleaseArtist.

In the second case, the album should be entered with

  • the composer as the TrackArtist for each of the tracks (unless the third case applies)
  • the performer as the ReleaseArtist.

In the third case, the ClassicalStyleGuide does not really apply. We are now more likely in the field of Jazz, electronic or popular music. Therefore the album should be entered as a single artist release with

More Details

Please avoid creating new Artists for collaborations that are not otherwise referred to (e.g. by other releases or AdvancedRelationships).