Difference between revisions of "User:LordSputnik/Proposals/Recording Title"

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==Title==
 
==Title==
Where possible, the official title of the recording should be used. This may be sourced from an official release, the artist's website, or something similar. If several official titles exist in different languages, use whichever title has the same language as the words sung or spoken in the recording. If the song is instrumental, use whichever official title in the native language of the artist.
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A recording which features in tracks from official albums by the recording artist should use the most common version of the titles from those tracks. For any other recording which has tracks, just use the most common variation of all the track titles. For a standalone recording, use the title given by the source.
  
If there is no official title or no clear choice out of multiple titles, use the most common version of the track title.
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Extra title information should be included in the recording title, just as it would be for tracks. The disambiguation comment should only be used after any extra title information has been included in the title, and recording names are still ambiguous.
 
 
Extra title information should be included in the recording title, just as it would be for tracks. The disambiguation comment should only be used after any extra title information has been included in the title.
 
  
 
See the [[Style/Titles|title guidelines]] for general information about titles.
 
See the [[Style/Titles|title guidelines]] for general information about titles.

Revision as of 21:50, 5 August 2013


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



Proposal number: RFC-STYLE-230
Champion: LordSputnik
Current status: RFC
[[1] Initial Discussion]


JIRA ticket http://tickets.musicbrainz.org/browse/STYLE-230

To replace http://wiki.musicbrainz.org/Style/Recording#Title:

Title

A recording which features in tracks from official albums by the recording artist should use the most common version of the titles from those tracks. For any other recording which has tracks, just use the most common variation of all the track titles. For a standalone recording, use the title given by the source.

Extra title information should be included in the recording title, just as it would be for tracks. The disambiguation comment should only be used after any extra title information has been included in the title, and recording names are still ambiguous.

See the title guidelines for general information about titles.