Wikipedia:WikiProject Classical music

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WikiProject Classical Music aims to improve, expand, clean up, and maintain all articles related to classical music that aren't covered by other classical music related projects.

Participants help sort stubs and source statements made throughout the world of classical music to provide a comprehensive documentation of classical music—including historical and musicological analysis.

Project listing, facts and figures

WikiProject Classical music is an independent WikiProject, listed under Music. It was started by OldakQuill on 25 May 2004. There were 20,842 articles within the scope of the project on 4 March 2017, up from 16,781 on 10 September 2013, up from 15,574 on 9 January 2012, and 10,332 on 23 November 2009.


The parent of this WikiProject is the WikiProject Music.

There is one daughter project:

Similar WikiProjects are:

Currently there are three task forces of WikiProject Classical music:


To join, add your name to the list of participants.

Identify yourself as a participant by adding the following to your user page: {{User WPClassical}}

This userbox should appear:

Classical music icon.svgThis user is a member of
WikiProject Classical music.

To identify yourself without using the userbox, add this to the bottom of your user page: [[Category:WikiProject Classical music members|{{PAGENAME}}]]


See the Guidelines page. The Biographical infoboxes guideline is located here.

Discussions and arbitration

See Major discussions and arbitration case

Article alerts

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Articles for deletion

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Featured article candidates

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Peer reviews

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Articles for creation

Archived alerts are at: Article alerts/Archive

To-do lists

There is also a handy list of open tasks, which are articles requiring verification, cleanup, expansion etc. If you want to find an article to improve, this is a good place to start.


The project categories are listed on the Categories sub page.


See Assessment page.

Stub templates

The Stubs page lists the stub tags currently used on classical music articles.

Project banner

Any article which falls under the scope of WikiProject Classical music should be tagged as such by adding the following on the talk page: {{WikiProject Classical music}}. This banner should appear:

WikiProject Classical music
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject Classical music, which aims to improve, expand, copy edit, and maintain all articles related to classical music, that are not covered by other classical music related projects. Please read the guidelines for writing and maintaining articles. To participate, you can edit this article or visit the project page for more details.

A category containing all articles with this banner on its talk page can be found here.

To request urgent attention, please tag the talk page with {{WikiProject Classical music|attention=yes}}. A list of all articles that have been tagged as requiring urgent attention is here.

The last bot run to automatically tag articles was carried out in June/July 2008 by ShepBot and Bot0612. (Note: all articles then bannered by the Composers, Contemporary music, and Opera projects were excluded from the run.)

See also

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