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===Single composer, single work===
 
===Single composer, single work===
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JUSSI<br/>
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BJÖRLING<br/>
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Ludwig van Beethoven -<br/>
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Missa Solemnis<br>
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''from PPC 8601''<br/>
 
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REQUIEM<br/>
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As with tracklists, we don't enter all caps, but otherwise we use what's printed:
Rachel Yakar • Ortrun Wenkel • Kurt Equiluz • Robert Holl<br/>
 
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor<br/>
 
Nikolaus Harnoncourt<br/>
 
New Helsinki Quartet<br/>
 
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The same "rules" that we use for tracklists apply. In this case, don't enter all caps:
 
 
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Release title:  Requiem
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Release title:  Missa Solemnis
Release artist:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Concentus Musicus Wien / Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor / Nikolaus Harnoncourt / Rachel Yakar / Ortrun Wenkel / Kurt Equiluz / Robert Holl
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Release artist:  Ludwig van Beethoven / Jussi Björling
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In release artist field, begin with composer. Then orchestra/choir, conductor & lastly soloists.
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In release artist field, begin with composer. Then orchestra/choir, conductor & lastly soloists. But use artists from the front cover. In this case, there are more artists listed on the rear side of the case. Create links between recordings & the appropriate performers using Advanced Relationships.
  
  
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The same principle applies for 3 composers and so on.<br/>
 
The same principle applies for 3 composers and so on.<br/>
  
==Mixed recitals by a performer or group==
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==Various Artists==
 
 
In cases where a release features a single performer or group and contains works from multiple composers, that performer or group may be designated the [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]], with each [[Track Artist|TrackArtist]] assigned to the appropriate composer.
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Examples: [http://musicbrainz.org/release/8e18c6f3-cdec-4f60-a2bc-e5105c9edbf9.html Favorite Encores (feat. piano: Vladimir Horowitz)] [http://musicbrainz.org/release/d2a0f1ed-87da-4838-9d4c-5c5bfcf99ef0.html Black Angels (Kronos Quartet)] [http://musicbrainz.org/release/f2a2a7a1-e8a9-4010-b238-d3d2382cec51.html Passion of Callas (disc 1)] However, on a release like [http://musicbrainz.org/album/0736d1a9-d49d-49c5-bd9b-9ccbe9fc296e.html 3 Masses of the 20th Century (Mikaeli Kammarkör, Anders Eby)] there is no clear choice for primary performer.  It must remain under [[Various Artists|VariousArtists]].
 
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'''Important notes:'''
 
# Do not create new Artists for performer collaborations (such as "Herbert von Karajan & The Berlin Philharmonic.")
 
# Also, do not use this style for conductors who are also composers (such as Leonard Bernstein or Pierre Boulez.)
 
# This recital style does not apply to releases with works by only one composer (such as [http://musicbrainz.org/release/a8e3a35f-6046-4b23-a98e-b6fd01244ebf.html Sole e Amore (Kiri Te Kanawa)]), however much they might emphasize the performer.
 
 
 
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==Classical "Covers"==
 
  
In releases where classical works are arranged, remixed, or otherwise substantially modified by the primary performer, that performer should be designated as [[Release Artist|ReleaseArtist]].  The composer(s) should be attributed only by [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]] of the [[Composer Relationship Type|ComposerRelationshipType]] either to the whole album (if there is only one composer), or the individual tracks (if there are several composers). ''here we say arrangements is an exeption, but further down it's not?''
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When dealing with "samplers" & some compilations, we can't add every possible performer or composer in the artist field. But again, use what's printed on the front cover.<br/>
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Examples: [http://musicbrainz.org/album/f264b968-4e65-4b6c-8cbb-340f13cc77c0.html Béla Fleck: Perpetual Motion] [http://musicbrainz.org/release/4bf341d5-f1f9-421a-ba45-d927965ca209.html Jacques Loussier: Play Bach No. 1] [http://test.musicbrainz.org/release/d744cca0-6f43-4855-a3dd-83c512285493.html William Orbit: Pieces in a Modern Style]
 
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When dealing with works that are NOT covers, the composer is designated as artist, as usual:  
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*example
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">J.S. Bach's [http://musicbrainz.org/release/638b0628-ec96-4654-9eb9-b79588d1c886.html Unaccompanied Cello Suites Performed on Double Bass (Edgar Meyer)].  Here Bach is credited as the Artist and Edgar Meyer's transcriptions are indicated with an [[Arranger Relationship Type|ArrangerRelationshipType]].  
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In this case, it's only performers in the artist field:
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Don't add "Various Artists" for the composers who are not listed on the cover.
  
Also, when one composer has arranged a work by another, one would use the same plan:
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<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">[http://musicbrainz.org/release/7c01c281-4c46-4113-9d98-58d904637372.html Franz Schubert's German Dances, D. 820 as arranged by Anton Webern] should be entered with Schubert as the [[Track Artist|TrackArtist]], and connected to Webern via the [[Arranger Relationship Type|ArrangerRelationshipType]]. [http://test.musicbrainz.org/release/911dbaa2-83c7-4925-ac82-4e4a88fc1a83.html Benjamin Britten's arrangement of the tune "Tom Bowling"] should be entered with [trad.] as the [[Track Artist|TrackArtist]] and connected to Britten via the [[Arranger Relationship Type|ArrangerRelationshipType]]. [http://musicbrainz.org/album/f0c80d6c-edb0-40d7-87c3-0cc6c9ffeed7.html Beethoven Symphonies 5, 6 in Piano Transcription by Franz Liszt (feat. piano: Glenn Gould)]
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Here we are clearly dealing with an "Various Artists"-release:
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Revision as of 12:52, 21 May 2011

Status: My research, questions & comments for the upcoming CSG for release & release groups. This is NOT a guideline.

The general guidelines for Release group names

The old CSGv2 release & releasegroup proposal

Composer as artist

The ReleaseArtist of a classical Release should always include the composer(s), except when "Various Artists" is used. See below.

Single composer, single work

JUSSI
BJÖRLING
Ludwig van Beethoven -
Missa Solemnis
from PPC 8601

As with tracklists, we don't enter all caps, but otherwise we use what's printed:

Release title:   Missa Solemnis
Release artist:  Ludwig van Beethoven / Jussi Björling

In release artist field, begin with composer. Then orchestra/choir, conductor & lastly soloists. But use artists from the front cover. In this case, there are more artists listed on the rear side of the case. Create links between recordings & the appropriate performers using Advanced Relationships.


Single composer, multiple works

BERLIOZ
SYMPHONIE
FANTASTIQUE
LE CORSAIRE
from CHAN 9052

For the title, fixing caps & errors, joining multiple works with a slash as in multipletitlestyle.

Release title:   Symphonie Fantastique / Le Corsaire
Release artist:  Hector Berlioz / Kungliga Filharmoniska Orkestern / Геннадий Николаевич Рождественский

In the artist field the name will be the current version of the artist in MusicBrainz.


Multiple composers on one release

If there are 2 composers, use both:

Janáček String Quartets 1 & 2
Dvořák from Cypresses
New Helsinki Quartet
from apex 0927 40603 2

Use a slash between multiple composers, just as with multiple titles:

Release title:   Janáček: String Quartets 1 & 2 / Dvořák: from Cypresses
Release artist:  Leoš Janáček / Antonín Dvořák / New Helsinki Quartet

But now we must add the composers to the title, or it could be unclear who wrote what.

  • Use the printed version of the composer's name in the title, don't for instance change scripts.


The same principle applies for 3 composers and so on.

Various Artists

When dealing with "samplers" & some compilations, we can't add every possible performer or composer in the artist field. But again, use what's printed on the front cover.

  • example

In this case, it's only performers in the artist field: Don't add "Various Artists" for the composers who are not listed on the cover.

  • example2

Here we are clearly dealing with an "Various Artists"-release:


Performers for recordings

maybe for another page? The correct way to enter performers in MB is by using Advanced Releationships between the recordings & the performer, and you should always do that.

But we also need a minimum of performers in the comment field, for disambiguation when we search for recordings (there are more Symphonie Fantastiques (?) in MB). correct? btw Do recordings need performers disambiguation?

(Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor Gennady Rozdestvensky)

as before, only add performers who performs on every track on the release?