Using "Recording" and/or "Work" data instead of release one


Is there a way to make Picard rely on Recording and/or Work data for Artist name and Track name rather than from the release?

For ex:

  • On classical releases it would also to retrieve the full names of tracks directly by creating the links with works rather than editing the release
  • For pop releases it would avoid all the errors/variations due to compilations by retrieving the recording/work name

Not talking about date since there is other topics for this request

There are some variables you can use in your tagging scripts or filename script.

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To save time is there also some already available scripts for Picard/Foobar2000 to make use of those extra varaibles?

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There’s a large forum thread, and maybe some of the threads in this search: