The additions of 2009 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.

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  • Canto/Canti/Cantos
    • TYPE (English, Italian); use as a type when applied to vocal works, see song for treatment. Use for collections and works specifically titled by the composer, LCNAF no2003080633; apply LCRI 25.27A1 footnote 10 to instrumental works. LCNAF n 2007077432
  • Capriccio/Capriccios
    • TYPE (English, German, Italian); use this form when it is the composer's original title; do not use caprice or capricho unless the composer specified it as the original title; use for capricho, kaprichchio. LCNAF n86-860139
  • Caprice/Caprices
    • TYPE (English, French, German); use this form when it is the composer's original title; do not use capriccio or capricho unless the composer specified it as the original title; use for capricho, kaprichchio, Kaprice, kaprichch, kaprisa, Kaprize. LCNAF n81-22436
  • Capricho/Caprichos
    • TYPE (Spanish); use capriccio or caprice depending on composer's original title use this form when it is the composer's original title; do not use capriccio or caprice unless the composer specified it as the original title. LCCN no 00062227
  • Chacarera/Chacareras
    • TYPE (Spanish); Argentine couple dance. LCNAF nr2004007876
  • Chamber symphony
    • DISTINCTIVE (English) LCNAF n 2003085983
  • Chant/Chants
    • TYPE (English, French); use as a type when applied to vocal works, see song for treatment. Use for collections and works specifically titled by the composer; apply LCRI 25.27A1 footnote 10 to instrumental works. LCCN n 2005025773
  • Choralbearbeitung/Choralbearbeitungen
    • TYPE (German); a vocal or instrumental composition based on a pre-existing sacred melody; do not apply 25.30B1a. LCNAF n2008018787
  • Dumka/Dumkas
    • TYPE (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish); a type of Ukrainian folk music whose name was adopted in Slavonic countries in the 19th century as a term for a sung lament and later as an instrumental piece; use for doumka. LCCN 89-751432 LCNAF n 2005017012
  • Doumka
  • Intonation/Intonations
    • TYPE (English, French, German); originally an introductory toccata-like piece for keyboard that sets the pitch for a following sacred vocal compostion; may also exist independently; use for intonazione. LCNAF n 2004077814
  • Kamernaia simfoniia
    • DISTINCTIVE (Russian) LCCN n 98088075
  • Kammersinfonie
    • DISTINCTIVE (German) LCNAF n 92078929
  • Kammersymphonie
    • DISTINCTIVE (German) LCNAF n 81100999
  • Kaprichch
  • Paso/Pasos
    • TYPE (Spanish); probably comes from a Spanish dance and is most often used by 17th- and 18th-century Spanish composers of organ music. LCNAF n 2008082492
  • Paso doble
  • Pasodoble/Pasodobles
    • TYPE (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish); use for paso doble. no2009018016
  • Service/Services
    • TYPE (English); a term used in the Anglican liturgy to refer to musical settings of the canticles for Matins (Morning prayer) and Evensong, and of certain parts of the Communion service; apply 25.30B1 and do not normally include a statement of medium of performance; regard any title in which "service" is modified by something other than medium or key as distinctive.
  • Sinfonia da camera
    • DISTINCTIVE (English, Italian) LCNAF n 2006074405
  • Sinfonie da camera
    • DISTINCTIVE (Italian) LCNAF n 85105937
  • Symphonie de chambre
    • DISTINCTIVE (French) LCNAF n 2007026995
  • Zapateado/Zapateados
    • TYPE (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish); use for paso doble. no2009018016