The additions of 2001 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

  • Album leaf
    • DISTINCTIVE (English)
  • Albumblatt
    • DISTINCTIVE (German) LCNAF 95-9104
  • Albumblad
    • DISTINCTIVE LCCN 93-701574
  • Albumleaf
    • DISTINCTIVE (English)
  • Anglaise/Anglaises
    • TYPE (English, French, German); a late Baroque dance movement in a harpsichord or orchestra suite; also used loosely to refer to any of the English dance types popular during the late 17th century; use for anglez, inglesa, inglese.
  • Beguine/Beguines
    • TYPE (English, German, Italian, Spanish); a social dance popular in Europe and American from the 1930s, with a rhythm similar to that of the bolero; use for béguine.
  • Bossa nova
    • TYPE (English, French, German, Portuguese) LCNAF no98-40808
  • Feuilles d'album
    • DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 85-755495