Sorting Music by Composer

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Aug 12 21:57:56 UTC 2009


 >> >> Around 07:51pm on Monday, August 10, 2009 (UK time), R. G. Newbury
 >> >> scrawled:
 >> >>
 >>> >>> Does anyone know of a program with the flexibility to set 
things up this
 >>> >>> way?
 >> >>
 >> >> Banshee can sort by composer, or any other tag. Â You will need 
to right
 >> >> click on the headings, and add composer as a column. Â Its yum
 >> >> installable, too.
 >> >>
 >> >> Steve
 > >
 > > Right you are...Unfortunately, it won't handle flac files.... I 
should have
 > > mentioned that.
 > >

 > I haven't used it in a while, but possibly Quod Libet (should be
 > available from add/remove software).

Well I couldn't even get it to recognize any of my music files, much 
less play them.

And I find that RhythmBox has an incredibly obtuse interface. I was 
eventually able to create a Playlist consisting of only one album after 
realizing that the damn thing wants to dump all my music into one list. 
And I still have no idea which magic series of clicks and keypresses got 
it to actually play the music.

I am NOT impressed at the opacity of the interface. Nor am I impressed 
with the requirements of importing and creating a playlist for each 
album. Tedious boring work which computers never get tired of doing..

Anyone got any better ideas for a program which will deal with a tree of 
  composers, with albums as leaves underneath?

Geoff



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