|Cataloging Practices Manual||[CPM-176]|
Create a preliminary bibliographic records if there is no usable copy when placing an order or trying to catalog a Priority 2 or Priority 3 item. Follow the general preliminary record instructions and use the following instructions for the special features of Music Scores. Include the fixed and variable fields included in this document. Use the new m command to call a music scores workform.
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RT = c BL = m
microfilm = a
microfiche = b
micro-opaque = c
photocopy = r
Music Publisher's numbers usually appear on the title page, cover and or the bottom of the first page of music. Music plate numbers appear on the bottom of each page of music. A score may have one of these numbers, both numbers or no number. If there is a range of numbers, enter the first and the last separated by a double hyphen (--). Enter the number in the 028 $a with any associated alphabetic characters, except "no." or its equilivants, which should be ignored. The publisher's name should be entered in the 028 $b as it would appear in the 260 |b.
028::UE 1734 |b Universal Edition
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Transcribe the title as it appears on the title page.
Title : $b Subtitle / $c statement of responsibility (composer's name)For generic titles that consist of a type of composition followed by the instrumentation, a number and/or a key, include all the elements in the $a.
Title page: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg by Wagner.
245::Meistersinger von Nurnberg / $c by Wagner.
245::Three songs for America : $b bass voice and instruments (woodwind quintet and string quintet) / $c David Amram.
245::String quintet no. 1, A major, op. 18 / $c Beethoven.
245::Sechs Partiten fur Flote / $c J.S. Bach.
245::String quintet 5 / $c Robert Morris.
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In addition to the edition statement, a score may include a "musical presentation statement" which indicates the specific score format, since many scores are published in several formats or version. Typical examples are:
Transcribe these phrases or their equilivants in other languages, as they appear on the item.
1 score (250 p.)
43 p. of music [for a piano solo]
4 parts [for a string quartet]
1 score ( v.)
For complicated pagination or unnumbered pages use 1 v. (various paging).
NOTE: The number of pages is added only with book-in-hand; do not indicate for orders.
If the score is a microform or photocopy, add a note indicating this:
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