Music Discovery Requirements

II.A Musical Works: Introduction

Clear identification and display of information regarding the musical work is important to users. The following section addresses attributes of musical works which are important to users, as well as the “created by” relationships which link persons and corporate bodies (most often persons) to works and the “has as subject” relationship linking various entities to works (under the heading “topical subjects”). The following attributes and relationships are addressed:


B. Titles

C. Identifying Numbers

D. Medium of Performance

E. Musical Key/Range

F. Dates

G. Persons and Corporate Bodies

H. Genre/Form

I. Topical Subjects

J. Geographic Area