Tutorial: Add a Work

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to add a work to the Piano Music Database. By following these steps, you can easily input all the necessary information about the work, including title, composer(s), style, mood, and more. This guide ensures accuracy and completeness in adding a new work to the database.

About Works

Works are piano pieces which can be single movements from large-scale multi-movement works and suites, individually published stand-alone pieces, or pieces within collections.


Step 1 - Get to the Add a Work form

Option 1: Click "Menu" or Menu Icon and then "Account Dashboard" in the header at the top of any page. Then, on the Account Dashboard page, click the Add a Work button.


Option 2: Click "Account Dashboard" at bottom of any page in the footer. Then, on the Account Dashboard page, click the "Add a Work" button.

Trick: You can also visit PianoMusicDatabase.com/add-work

Tip: You must be logged in to add a work!

Step 2 - Fill out the form

Enter the work's details into each relevant field of the form.

You do not need to fill in every field. The required fields for a work include "Title," "Composer(s)," "Level", and "Era." Filling in more fields makes it easier for our users to find the work's page and learn more about it.

Step 3 - Issues? Send feedback

If you run into any issues, or need help during this process, click "Send Feedback" which can be found toward the top of the form. When sending feedback, enter how we can help in the text field and then click the "Submit" button. Your feedback will be sent to us and we may follow up with you via email. (We will use the email you used to create your account.)

Step 4 - Done filling in the form?

When you have finished entering the work details, click the "+ Add New Work" button to submit the work to us for our review. We review each work before it is published on the site in order to ensure the data is error-free, complete, and maintains a high level of consistency with our database.

Upon submit, you will see a green notification bar at the top of your screen. This notification will let you know that your submission was successfully sent to us for review. At this point, the form has been reset so you can submit another work.

Step 5 - View your work(s)

To view your recently created work(s), click "Works Added" on the Account Dashboard page.

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