What’s in a Name?

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When I was a wee young lass, I was taught in History lessons that a picture might tell a thousand words, but depending on the title or caption accompanying it, those thousand words could be very different. It's the same with music. Putting a title on a piece of music can radically alter the spin that the listener puts on it. When creating music for film or theatre, the title of the piece is irrelevant to the audience. They aren't going to see the title anywhere. It is the picture that informs the effect and meaning of the music, and vice versa. However, when creating tracks for production music libraries, the title and description seem to be vitally important. You cannot afford to let the music just speak for itself.