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These [[Proposed Style Guideline|ProposedStyleGuideline]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s apply to soundtracks for musical theater or films.  These are works where songs are performed by the actors as part of the work (but not operas, which are covered by [[Classical Style Guide|ClassicalStyleGuide]] and [[Opera Track Style|OperaTrackStyle]], nor live (non-theatrical) performances by musical groups). See also [[Soundtrack Style|SoundtrackStyle]] and [[Soundtrack Title Style|SoundtrackTitleStyle]] (which apply mostly to film and video game soundtracks, but do overlap this).  
 
These [[Proposed Style Guideline|ProposedStyleGuideline]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s apply to soundtracks for musical theater or films.  These are works where songs are performed by the actors as part of the work (but not operas, which are covered by [[Classical Style Guide|ClassicalStyleGuide]] and [[Opera Track Style|OperaTrackStyle]], nor live (non-theatrical) performances by musical groups). See also [[Soundtrack Style|SoundtrackStyle]] and [[Soundtrack Title Style|SoundtrackTitleStyle]] (which apply mostly to film and video game soundtracks, but do overlap this).  

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



Proposal number: RFC-28
Champion: BrianFreud
Current status: In development


Trac ticket # 2146

These ProposedStyleGuidelines apply to soundtracks for musical theater or films. These are works where songs are performed by the actors as part of the work (but not operas, which are covered by ClassicalStyleGuide and OperaTrackStyle, nor live (non-theatrical) performances by musical groups). See also SoundtrackStyle and SoundtrackTitleStyle (which apply mostly to film and video game soundtracks, but do overlap this).

Basic Guidelines

  • The ReleaseArtist should be the composer, not the performer(s).
    • Where performer information is available, it should be indicated using AdvancedRelationships.
      • Except in the case of FictitiousArtists, the actual performers should be used, not the characters
  • The ReleaseTitle is just the title of the musical. The title should exclude secondary information such as "Original Soundtrack", "Music from," etc. except that
    • Performance cast (with year) may be used if required to distinguish the release from other versions of the soundtrack, for example Carousel (1956 Film Cast).

Examples