The additions of 2012 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.

Diacritics

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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

  • Alman/Almans
    • TYPE(English); use this form when it is the composer's original title; see also allemande, almain, almaine, almaygne, almayne. LCNAF no2011044718
  • Conga/Congas
    • TYPE (English) Latin-American dance in 2/4 meter with a repeated two-measure rhythmic pattern. LCNAF no2012108109
  • Duodecet/Duodecets
    • TYPE (English); a work for twelve players; use for duodecimet, duodecimette, duodectet, Duodezett, twelvetet.
  • Duodecimet
  • Epilog
    • DISTINCTIVE (German); use for independent pieces so named. For epilogues that are part of a larger work, follow rule 25.32.
  • Epilogo
    • DISTINCTIVE (Italian); use for independent pieces so named. For epilogues that are part of a larger work, follow rule 25.32.
  • Epílogo
    • DISTINCTIVE (Spanish); use for independent pieces so named. For epilogues that are part of a larger work, follow rule 25.32. LCNAF n 2011054975
  • Epilogue
    • DISTINCTIVE (English); use for independent epilogues. For epilogues that are part of a larger work, follow rule 25.32. LCNAF n 2004067054
  • Épilogue
    • DISTINCTIVE (French); use for independent epilogues. For epilogues that are part of a larger work, follow rule 25.32.
  • Final
    • (English, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish); use finale.
  • Finale/Finales
    • TYPE (English, German, Italian); use for final. LCNAF n200266431, n2001078559
  • Kujawiak/Kujawiaks
    • TYPE (English, Polish); Polish folk dance characterized by triple time with a displacement of the accent to the second or third beat of the bar, similar to but slower than the mazurka; use for cujawiak, kujaviak. LCNAF n2012057320
  • Paseo/Paseos
    • TYPE (English, Spanish); a type of ripresa or ritornello similar to the Spanish passacaglia; also used in the 17th century for keyboard variations or for compositions similar to a chaconne; use for passeo.
  • Passeo
  • Rhumba
  • Round/Rounds
    • TYPE (English); a short perpetual canon in which all the parts sound at the same pitch or at an octave to it. LCNAF n 2003085548
  • Rumba/Rumbas
    • TYPE (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish); a popular recreational dance of Afro-Cuban origin, in syncopated duple metre with a repetitive melody and an ostinato one-bar rhythmic pattern played in the accompaniment; use for rhumba. LCNAF n 2001063996