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==Quotes & libretti==
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==Capitalization==
Although capitalization should follow MB standard capitalization/English, librettos & quotes should follow sentence style.
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English titles in general should follow MB standard capitalization/English, but librettos and quotes should always follow sentence style.
Use double quotes if a different character has been used (' or something)
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===Quotation marks===
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Always use double quotes
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*Remember that this is only regarding quotes in English; do not change for example a German quote to have English quotation marks.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:14, 17 May 2012

Status: Pre-RFC for English Language-specific CSG standardization

This is the guideline for titles or parts of titles in English. Do not assume that anything expressed here is valid for other languages.

Catalogue & number

Catalogues should always be preceded by comma and space.
Opus and number should always be lower-cased and abbreviated: op. and no. If they are used together, space is delimiter. Specific catalogues (eg. Köchel) should follow their usual style.

Examples

op.4
op.27 no.3
Symphony no.5
String Quartet in D major, op.11

Keys

The word "in" should always precede the key name.

Sharp/flat

If the key name contain the words "sharp" or "flat", they should be in lower case and a hyphen should be used as delimiter.

Major/minor

The words "major" & "minor" are always lower-cased.

  • "major" or "minor" does not have to be added (except for generic Works titles in English)

Examples

A-flat major
C-sharp minor
Concerto in c
Symphony in E major


Capitalization

English titles in general should follow MB standard capitalization/English, but librettos and quotes should always follow sentence style.

Quotation marks

Always use double quotes "

  • Remember that this is only regarding quotes in English; do not change for example a German quote to have English quotation marks.

Examples

Songs of Travel: The Roadside Fire
Songs of Travel: Bright is the ring of words
Nocturne from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"