User:Symphonick/unofficial csg work recordings

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Status: Notes, questions & comments from the discussions about CSG for works & recordings & mb-style. This is NOT a guideline.

The docs for works & recordings should probably contain a disclaimer "for experienced editors" or somehting?

The process so far:

Recording names

Probably the least discussed. I *think* we have a consensus about using the default worktitle.


Keys & instrumentation

This will not be a copy from the work name, instead it will actually follow what's recorded. A flute piece played on the violin, a violin solo sonata transposed to viola. Sometimes a work can even be published with variants for more than one instrument by the composer.

  • if by the editor...?

Also the specific voice for a song could be different from the original.

  • what to to w. high/low voice versions? very common for piano + voice. Have heard berlioz nuits... in different keys.
  • don't add artificial keys?
  • A=415Hz belongs in the annotation

Disambiguation

It looks like we can finally get rid of the old UI-workaround, which meant that we had to add performers to the title of the release and releasegroup. However, we still need a way to distinguish between different recordings of the same work, so we ask that you add the primary performer(s) to the comment field for the recording. Try to keep it to a minimum, only what's needed to sepearate the recording from another recording of the same work.

Aliases

Not available, but there is an open ticket.

Work names

We're discussing what should be the source right now.

Language

Aliases

should be standardized local versions of the workname (+ if the work really has another name; maybe 2 different common names in one langugage)

Key for generic works

"if there is a well defined and non-ambiguous title given by the author, additional information is extra." well said by caramel31

Catalog

Pete happened to mention the comment field.

Movement numbers

I believe it's built in as a part of a bigger work, but do we have part of work AR yet? I recommend using the comment field if a movement number is needed for work disambiguation. Ex. a concerto could contain 3 movements like this:

Allegro
Largo
Allegro

Add a disambiguation comment for the allegro movements:

Allegro (1st movement)
Largo
Allegro (3rd movement)

Don't add anything to the titles. Sometimes opinion can differ about the boundarys of a movement, we will try to agree on a good urtext source for every composer.

Tempo for generic works