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First(?) raised in [http://lists.musicbrainz.org/pipermail/musicbrainz-users/2002-December/013930.html this thread] on the [[Mailing List|MailingList]]. --[[paul]]
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First(?) raised in [http://lists.musicbrainz.org/pipermail/musicbrainz-users/2002-December/013930.html this thread] on the [[Mailing List|MailingList]]. --[[User:PaulSharpe|Paul]]
  
 
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Revision as of 11:08, 27 March 2009

Status: Attention.png This is a ProposedStyleGuideline and an OpenStyleIssue. It is not yet agreed on.

This style guide applies to tracks that are labeled as medleys or tracks that have multiple songs.

The general style should be "TrackTitle" if all of the songs in the medley are not original to the medley (i.e. if the same recording was released elsewhere) or "TrackTitle: SongTitle 1 / SongTitle 2 / ..." if at least one of the songs is original to the medley.

If there is no TrackTitle, it should be left out along with the ": ".

If there are no SongTitles, they should be left out along with the ": ". If the songs that make up the medley are listed somewhere other than the TrackList and the recordings were released elsewhere, they should be linked with AdvancedRelationships. If they're listed elsewhere and are original to the medley, they should be added to the appropriate annotation.

If the TrackTitle ends in "medley" it should be changed to "(medley)" unless the TrackTitle is "medley" in which case it shouldn't be changed. Also, if the word medley is obviously part of the TrackTitle it should not be converted to (medley).

If a SongTitle is repeated, it should be listed each time as if it weren't the same SongTitle.

Song numbers or letters should not be included.

You should use the MedleyRelationshipType to link a medley to the individual songs, recorded elsewhere, that make it up if the songs are not original to the medley.

Example

Real Examples

These are real-life examples.

  1. "Mercyful Fate: Satan's Fall / Curse of the Pharaohs / A Corpse Without Soul / Into the Coven / Evil" --http://musicbrainz.org/track/d5ebe441-df40-4667-9431-a891cbb47807.html
  1. "Contney's Yard / Heave Together / My Needs" --http://musicbrainz.org/track/4b876149-a045-4d60-86f4-c618890e08ec.html
  1. "Shirei Ro'im Ve'o'havim (medley): Shir Hashomer / Erev Shach / Ro'e Vero'a / Shir Hakad / Debka Rafi'ach" --http://musicbrainz.org/track/783e7927-87a4-4fbd-bfd0-3ae61ded8af6.html
  1. "Die längste Single der Welt" --http://musicbrainz.org/track/0c941c46-1e2f-435e-8027-af0559ff9e07.html
    • using "TrackTitle" because the songs are not original to the medley
    • Note: this track is not completely correct, it should have AdvancedRelationships to the correct tracks.

Theoretical Examples

These examples should cover every possible scenario.

  • # Foo
    • ## Bar
    • ## Baz
    • ## Quux

should be "Foo: Bar / Baz / Quux"

  • # Foo Medley
    • ## Bar
    • ## Baz
    • ## Bar

should be "Foo (medley): Bar / Baz / Bar"

  • # Medley
    • ## Bar
    • ## Baz
    • ## Quux

where the Quux recording has been released elsewhere, should be "Medley: Bar / Baz / Quux" with Advanced Relationships to the Quux recording that was used in the medley

  • # This Is a Great Medley
    • ## Bar
    • ## Baz
    • ## Quux

should be "This Is a Great Medley: Bar / Baz / Quux"

  • #
    • ## Bar
    • ## Quux

should be "Bar / Quux"

  • # Foo
    • ## Bar
    • ## Quux

where the recordings of Bar and Quux have been released elsewhere, should be "Foo" with Advanced Relationships to the Bar and Quux recordings that were used in the medley

  • # Foo Medley

should be "Foo (medley)"

History

First(?) raised in this thread on the MailingList. --Paul

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