Difference between revisions of "Style/Specific types of releases/Soundtrack"

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The basic name should be included in the title. If a work has an alternate name or description, that should be included in parentheses.
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).
 
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The name of the show or film should be placed in the disambiguation comment along with an additional distinguisher if applicable (often the year). If the work was used in a specific episode of a TV series, the episode name may be included as well, enclosed in [[Style/Miscellaneous|quotation marks.]]
   
 
“Title of show”: Name of track (Episode or season, if applicable)
 
“Title of show”: Name of track (Episode or season, if applicable)
   
Examples:
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Examples (disambiguation in link, italics):
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* [[Work:66862fab-04ef-4280-b5f8-94d877e28f97|Main Titles (''Pushing Daisies'')]]
* “The Empire Strikes Back”: Imperial March
 
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* [[Work:c06f8010-b294-3c41-be3e-da4a834668e4|Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme) (''Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back'')]] ''This track has an alternate name
* “Pushing Daisies”: Main Titles
 
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* [[Work:caaf3765-fdad-3881-8659-98f9502444c2|Can You Read My Mind? (Love Theme) (''Superman: The Movie'')]] ''This track has a description
* “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 different main titles in different seasons''
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* [[Work:0cc7a98e-4880-3a4e-9e75-cf32820db8c2|Main Title (''The Twilight Zone, First Season)]] ''This show had different main title tracks in different seasons''
* “Invader Zim”: Zim Saves Earth (Planet Jackers) '' This work was used in a specific episode
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* [[Work:53af1352-ac48-4c63-91aa-063f704c249d|ZIM Saves Earth (''Invader Zim, “Planet Jackers”'')]] '' This work was used in a specific episode''
* “Battlestar Galactica (1978)”: Main Title ''There were two shows entitled “Battlestar Galactica”''
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* [[Work:383bc49a-3910-3805-ae89-2cccd89a2bb4|Main Title (''Battlestar Galactica, 1978'')]] ''There was more than one show entitled “Battlestar Galactica”''
   
 
In addition, each part of a soundtrack may be linked to a 'complete soundtrack' work with the use of the 'part of' relationship.
 
In addition, each part of a soundtrack may be linked to a 'complete soundtrack' work with the use of the 'part of' relationship.

Revision as of 17:25, 10 May 2012

Guidelines

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

Work

The basic name should be included in the title. If a work has an alternate name or description, that should be included in parentheses.

The name of the show or film should be placed in the disambiguation comment along with an additional distinguisher if applicable (often the year). If the work was used in a specific episode of a TV series, the episode name may be included as well, enclosed in quotation marks.

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

Examples (disambiguation in link, italics):

In addition, each part of a soundtrack may be linked to a 'complete soundtrack' work with the use of the 'part of' relationship.

Examples:

Release

Title
Secondary information such as “Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”, “Music from or Inspired by” or “OST” may be removed, as long as it would not create confusion with another release.
Example: Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas: Colonna Sonora Originale Italiana “Colonna Sonora Originale Italiana” (Original Italian soundtrack) must be retained in order to distinguish from other versions.

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.