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Subject: Species as artist in metadata
From: "Peter Shute" pshute2
Date: Mon Jun 4, 2012 9:37 pm ((PDT))
I recently bought a book called "The Sound Approach to Birding" and used iT=
unes to rip the bird call tracks from the two included CDs. I was thankful =
to find that someone had previously entered all the species names and call =
types and submitted them to the Gracenotes database, but they had entered t=
he species names in the artist field, so now my mp3 player has hundreds of =
extra artists names on it, and I can't find anything on it.

I have rearranged them for myself so that the track titles are now "species=
 - call description" and the artist is the author of the book.

Does anyone have any opinions on how these sorts of tracks should have thei=
r metadata set up? Species should always go in the track title, shouldn't i=

Peter Shute

"While a picture is worth a thousand words, a
sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie Krause.

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