[mb-style] pre-RFC: CSG for works, part I: titled works

Nicolás Tamargo de Eguren reosarevok at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 07:28:26 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 2:55 AM, Ryan Torchia <anarchyriot at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 9:20 AM, symphonick <symphonick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Aliases: For titled works, use only if the work is known locally under a
>> different name.
>> English aliases for the examples above:
> What about the use of quotation marks for titles, including titles of
> movements and non-official titles?  I'm thinking of something like the
> Moonlight Sonata for the latter example.
>> Disambiguation: use the comment field to separate different versions with
>> the same title (by the same composer). Not necessary if the catalog
>> numbers differs.
>> Examples:
>> Appalachian Spring (Ballet)
>> Appalachian Spring (Orchestral suite)
>> Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599
>> Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
> I think it'd be OK to suggest those be included, even with catalog numbers
> (or in comments, as long as they're visible in search pop-ups).  Most
> editors (including me) probably won't know offhand which version "BWV 599"
> is.   Also in the examples above, should "Ballet" and "Orchestral" be
> lowercase?

+1 to this (and also to the lowercasing)

>> Multi-part works: The title of the main work must be repeated in the
>> parts, otherwise one composer could have a lot of works named only
>> "allegro", which would currently be difficult to work with.
> This is for works only, not for tracklistings?  (I hate seeing the full work
> title on every single track of a release that only includes one work.)

Yes, to works.

> --Torc.
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