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383 - Numeric Designation of Musical Work (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
September 2011

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
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Undefined
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Subfield Codes
  • $a - Serial number (R)
  • $b - Opus number (R)
  • $c - Thematic index number (R)
  • $d - Thematic index code (NR)
  • $e - Publisher associated with opus number (NR)
  • $2 - Source (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

A serial number, opus number, or thematic index number assigned to a musical work by the composer, publisher, or a musicologist. May be used to differentiate a musical work from another with the same title.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Serial number

A number used if works with the same title, or with the same title and the same representative medium of performance, are consecutively numbered by the composer, or are consecutively numbered in reference sources.

100 1#$aDavidovsky, Mario,$d1934-2019.$tSynchronisms,$nno. 9
382 0#$aviolin$n1$apre-recorded audio$2lcmpt
383 ##$ano. 9
670 ##$aGrove music online, October 10, 2019$b(Synchronisms. No. 9, vn, elecs, 1988)
100 1#$aDavidovsky, Mario,$d1934-2019.$tSynchronisms,$nno. 10
382 0#$aguitar$n1$apre-recorded audio$2lcmpt
383 ##$ano. 10
670 ##$aGrove music online, October 10, 2019$b(Synchronisms. No. 10, gui, elecs, 1992)

$b - Opus number

An identifying number of a musical composition sometimes followed by a number within the opus.

100 1#$aHovhaness, Alan,$d1911-2000.$tIsland of Mysterious Bells.
383 ##$bop. 244

$c - Thematic index number

A number assigned to a work in a recognized thematic index in the case of certain composers.

100 1#$aVivaldi, Antonio,$d1678-1741.$tCimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione.$nN. 1-4
383 ##$bop. 8, no. 1-4
383 ##$cRV 269$cRV 315$cRV 293$cRV 297
383 ##$cF. I, 22-25
[In this example there are many identifying numbers associated with the work.]

$d - Thematic index code

Code identifying thematic index represented by the number recorded in subfield $c.

100 1#$aVivaldi, Antonio,$d1678-1741.$tCimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione.$nN. 1-4
383 ##$bop. 8, no. 1-4
383 ##$cRV 269$cRV 315$cRV 293$cRV 297$dRyom$2mlati
383 ##$cF. I, 22-25$dFanna$2mlati

$e - Publisher associated with opus number

Brief identification of publisher associated with number recorded in $b. Used only where different publishers assigned different opus numbers to the same work, or when different publishers assign the same opus number to different works.

100 1#$aGyrowetz, Adalbert,$d1763-1850.$tSerenades,$mclarinets (2), horns (2), bassoon,$nop. 3 (André)
400 1#$aGywrowetz, Adalbert,$d1763-1850.$tSerenades,$mclarinets (2), horns (2), bassoon,$nop. 5 (Hummel)
383 ##$bop. 3$eAndré
383 ##$bop. 5$eHummel

$2 - Source

Specifies the source of the code cited in subfield $d.

Code from: Thematic Index Code Source Codes.

$6 - Linkage

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

$d - Thematic index code [NEW, 2011]
$e - Publisher associated with serial or opus number [NEW, 2011]
$2 - Source [NEW, 2011]

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