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Status: This page describes an active style guideline proposal and is not official.

Proposal number: RFC-CSG Recording Artist
Champion: symphonick
Current status: RFC
Initial Discussion RFC RFV

JIRA ticket STYLE-107

CSG for Recordings: Artist Credits

Official Documentation > Style Guidelines > Classical Style Guidelines
  • Releases and Release Groups:
Artist | Title | Language and Script
  • Recordings:  Artist | Title
  • Tracks: Artist | Title

Recording Artist

The Recording Artist field should contain the most important performers who appear on that specific recording, but it is acceptable that newly-created recordings have their artist information derived from a tracklist. Use a comma between multiple artists.

Note that this field is just a summary. To credit performers properly, you should always link the performers to the appropriate recordings using Advanced Relationships.

  • If the release lists all performers who appear on the release, be careful to only add performers who actually contributed to the specific recording.
  • If no performer info can be found, use special artist [unknown].


Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010: I. Prelude Pau Casals

Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78: II. Adagio פנחס צוקרמן, Daniel Barenboim

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: IV. Finale. Allegro moderato Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito Julian Bream, Melos Chamber Orchestra, Colin Davis

Lohengrin: Act III, Scene I. "Treulich geführt ziehet dahin" Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Rudolf Kempe, Wiener Philharmoniker