How to scrobble classical music

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I think, it's really the problem how to scrobble classical music (Artist, Composer, a lot of wrong tags et.c). You should make it cleanier.
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Саша Зинуков

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Tom Stephen

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It's not clear, because the original artists didn't make this clear. It's the difference between classical and neoclassical music, people like Beethoven or Chopin didn't care about dividing their music in clear way, like it's nowadays with LPs/EPs/mCDs and so on. Also, you can never listen to original composition, since all composers are gone and you can only listen reproductions made by people playing classical music in orchestra.
The only solution you can scrobble quite "correctly" is to divide all songs by 'symphony', 'concerto', etc. parts and then listen in that order. At least I'm planning to make it that way. I agree with you, but I don't think can change it in any way, 'cause it's even not their mistake.
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As a rule of thumb, follow Musicbrainz' Classical Style Guide, which explains how classical music should be tagged.