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==Guidelines==
 
==Guidelines==
Soundtrack style should follow the normal release guidelines, with the below exceptions.
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Soundtrack style should generally follow the normal release guidelines, with the below exceptions.
   
===Tracklist===
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===Work===
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The name of the show should be enclosed in [[Style/Miscellaneous|quotation marks]] along with a distinguisher if applicable (often the year) and followed by a colon. Then the track name itself should be added (if available), and finally the episode or season where the track was used (if applicable).
;Artist: as on cover if available, otherwise composer.
 
   
 
;Name: “Title of show”: Name of track (Episode or season, if applicable)
===Recording===
 
;Title: as work
 
;Artist: performer if known, otherwise composer.
 
   
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Examples:
===Work===
 
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* “The Empire Strikes Back”: Imperial March
;Name: “Title of show”: Name of track (Episode if applicable)
 
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* “Pushing Daisies”: Main Titles
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* “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”: Theme ''This show has a subtitle, hence the need for quotation marks''
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* “The Twilight Zone: Main Title (First Season) ''This show had two different main titles in different seasons''
 
* “Invader Zim”: Zim Saves Earth (Planet Jackers) '' This work was used in a specific episode
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* “Battlestar Galactica (1978)”: Main Title ''There were two shows entitled “Battlestar Galactica”''
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===Tracklist===
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;Title: The title should be listed as it appears on the cover.
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;Artist: If the cover lists specific artists for each track, the listed artist should be placed in the Artist Credit field. If there is a credit for the entire release that applies to all tracks, use that. If there is no credit information available, use the composer for each track instead. If the composer is unknown, use [unknown].
   
 
Examples:
 
Examples:
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* [[Release:b0df6008-679f-4134-ae7a-92628dd3cf14||Alien]] - Jerry Goldsmith
* “Invader ZIM”: Main Title
 
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* [[Release:38a7c622-40ac-346a-992f-c8ba9271e416||Pops in Space]] - John Williams & the Boston Pops ''Compilation, but one artist credit covers the entire release''
* “Invader Zim”: Zim Saves Earth (Planet Jackers)
 
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* [[Release:d962f518-d404-43f2-8c04-420f01fa5995||Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection]] - VA ''Compilation. Many tracks do not include credits, necessitating the use of composer. Also includes two recordings of the same work, one a traditional soundtrack and the other a pop version, credited accordingly.
* “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”: Theme
 
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===Recording===
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;Title: Use the same format as the work, above.
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;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.

Revision as of 21:08, 7 May 2012

Guidelines

Soundtrack style should generally follow the normal release guidelines, with the below exceptions.

Work

The name of the show should be enclosed in quotation marks along with a distinguisher if applicable (often the year) and followed by a colon. Then the track name itself should be added (if available), and finally the episode or season where the track was used (if applicable).

Name
“Title of show”: Name of track (Episode or season, if applicable)

Examples:

  • “The Empire Strikes Back”: Imperial March
  • “Pushing Daisies”: Main Titles
  • “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”: Theme This show has a subtitle, hence the need for quotation marks
  • “The Twilight Zone: Main Title (First Season) This show had two different main titles in different seasons
  • “Invader Zim”: Zim Saves Earth (Planet Jackers) This work was used in a specific episode
  • “Battlestar Galactica (1978)”: Main Title There were two shows entitled “Battlestar Galactica”

Tracklist

Title
The title should be listed as it appears on the cover.
Artist
If the cover lists specific artists for each track, the listed artist should be placed in the Artist Credit field. If there is a credit for the entire release that applies to all tracks, use that. If there is no credit information available, use the composer for each track instead. If the composer is unknown, use [unknown].

Examples:

  • |Alien - Jerry Goldsmith
  • |Pops in Space - John Williams & the Boston Pops Compilation, but one artist credit covers the entire release
  • |Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection - VA Compilation. Many tracks do not include credits, necessitating the use of composer. Also includes two recordings of the same work, one a traditional soundtrack and the other a pop version, credited accordingly.

Recording

Title
Use the same format as the work, above.
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.