I read about the WorkID tag in Roon’s KB and had programmed it into my tagger, but I didn’t really understand its need until now.
I imported a boxset which had two back-to-back performances of the same three-part composition found on the same disc. Because I had entered the same canonical WORK title into all six tracks (2 performances X 3 Parts), Roon (not surprisingly) put all six tracks under one WORK. Not good.
Enter the seldom-used WorkID tag. I entered a value of “1” for the first performance’s tracks and “2” for the second, and voila! Now the two performances are separately and properly displayed. [FYI, the two performances were by two artists and two symphonies, with twenty years of separation between them; interesting to compare.]
So, tip of the hat to you, Roon. Nicely anticipated feature!