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Coverflow on iPhone vs. iPod

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I recently got an iPhone, and was using an iPod before that. I mostly listen to classical music, and I had all my music on my iPod's coverflow sorted a certain way. Here's an example of how I would tag 6 tracks on a particular CD that has a violin concerto from Brahms and Tchaikovsky
Track 1-3:
Composer: Tchaikovsky
Album: Brahms, Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos
Artist: Tchaikovsky, Milstein, Fistolari, Philharmonia Orchestra

Track 4-6:
Composer: Brahms
Album: Brahms, Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos
Artist: Brahms, Milstein, Steinberg, Pittsburg SO

So the ablum is the same, and I have all 6 tracks as "part of a compilation."

Now, on my iPod's coverflow, it would sort by ALBUM. So it would display the CD artwork, then underneath the Album title, and underneath that it would say "Various Artists." So:
CD Cover
Brahms, Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos
Various Artists

I transferred all my iPod's music to my iPhone recently, and I was very surprised to see the coverflow is sorted a different way. Now, the same CD under coverflow displays:

CD cover
Tchaikovsky, Milsteinn, Fistoulari, Philharmonia Orch
Album Title (Brahms, Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos)

So now the coverflow looks like it's sorted by ARTIST on the iPhone. Also, even though this CD has two different artists, it groups them together (probably because I selected part of a compilation) but does not say "Various Artists."

So, my question is, how do I sort the coverflow on the iPhone the same way as on my iPod? I.e., by album and not by artist?
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Anyone have any ideas?
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I don't know either but would be interested in the answer also...

Whatever it is - I didn't do it!!
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