The additions of 2002 to the Types of compositions for use in music uniform titles

This document is for historical purposes only.
For the current list of types of composition, please see Types of Composition for Use in Authorized Access Points for Music : A Manual for Use with RDA

This document lists the additions or changes to the list of Types of compositions for use in music uniform titles, the Final report of the Working Group on Types of Compositions. Additions or changes to existing entries are added in bold blue. Deletions are struck out bold. New entries are in plain, black type.


Several diacritics are not available as text, only as images, in Web format. When a term includes a diacritic that is not available, the affected letters in the term will be linked to its image in this section of the document.

There should be a miagkii znak (not available as an image) at the apostrophe (representing the miagkii znak) from which this is linked. The miagkii znak occupies a space rather than appearing over a letter. A miagkii znak can appear in the following languages appearing in this document: Russian

  • Capriccetto/Capriccetti
    • TYPE (English) LCNAF no98-46131
  • Finale/Finales
    • TYPE (English, German, Italian) LCNAF n2002-66431
  • Ground/Grounds
    • TYPE (English) LCCN 97-704067
  • Mambo/Mambos
    • TYPE (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) LCCN 93-719181
  • Quadro
    • (English, German); when a work for four instruments or voices, use Quartet
  • Quartet/Quartets
    • TYPE (English); use for cuarteto, kvartet, quadro, Quartett, quartetto, quatuor. LCNAF n84-88603
  • Scherzino/Scherzinos
    • TYPE English, Italian) LCNAF n00-67394.
  • Sevillana/Sevillanas
    • TYPE (Spanish) LCNAF n2002-69321
  • Terzettino/Terzettinos
    • TYPE (Italian) LCCN no97-81834; for terzetto use trio