Ranking vs. Rating
What is the difference between ranking and rating music?
fairly describes and approximately evaluates the range of music quality:
Music quality could be specified in ranking terms such as Good, Very Good, Poor and so on.
A given track could differ in its ranking by various listeners, yet it would basically be agreed on, and accepted within the audience of a given genre.
quantifies the value
Given its subjective nature as a form of art, music quality and music value cannot be measured with definite-absolute accuracy.
However, we can narrow down the tolerance of this measure, if we first agree on a proposed ranking, and then – from that agreed ranking – extract and draw
out our music rating.