Generally speaking, reissue boxsets are tricky to get right because good metadata for them is scarce. Roon relies on various metadata sources, including AllMusic and Musicbrainz. I did a bit of research, Musicbrainz seems to have decent metadata for your boxset:
For your CD rips to match it, first of all you need as many FLAC files/CD as there are tracks in the CD. In addition, you’ll need to follow the other prescriptions for boxsets:
Hi thanks for the reply.
Let me be clear I am NOT trying to get Roon to sort out box sets. Box sets are a nightmare.
More specifically how should I manually tag tracks so that when I search for (as an example) “BXST Handel” I get the tagged tracks back as a group in the search result. I have never manually tagged before and would like to do it right so that it fits with roons search engine
What I do for that use case is to first select all the relevant tracks and then add a Roon tag for them. I just went through that workflow for one of my biggest boxsets, the complete Columbia Boulez (67 discs). I selected all the tracks in the boxset, and then I clicked “…” at the top to get to Add to Tag, created the new tag “Boulez Columbia” and clicked Save. That’s it. To get those tracks, I click the “burger” icon on the Roon home page, click Tags, and find the tag I’m looking for. Clicking on that, I get a list of all the tagged tracks.