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383 - Numeric Designation of Musical Work (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
April 2018

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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)
  • $3 - Materials specified (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#$aBeethoven, Ludwig van,$d1770-1827.
240 10$aSonatas,$mpiano,$nno. 14, op. 27, no. 2,$rC# minor
382 ##$apiano
383 ##$ano. 14,$bop. 27, no. 2
384 ##$aC# minor
100 1#$aDavidovsky, Mario,$d1934-2019.
240 10$aSynchronisms,$nno. 9
245 10$aSynchronisms :$bno. 9: violin and tape /$cMario Davidovsky
383 ##$ano. 9
100 1#$aDavidovsky, Mario,$d1934-2019.
240 10$aSynchronisms,$nno. 10
245 10$aSynchronisms :$bno. 10: guitar and tape /$cMario Davidovsky
383 ##$ano. 10

$b - Opus number

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

$c - Thematic index number

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

100 1#$aBach, Johann Sebastian,$d1685-1750.
240 10$bKaffee-Kantate
383 ##$cBWV 211

$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,$nop. 3 (André)
400 1#$aGyrowetz, 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.

$3 - Materials specified

Part of the described materials to which the field applies.

245 04$aThe canticle of the sun /$cGubaidulina. 7 romances on verses by Blok / Shostakovich.
383 ##$3Romances$bop. 127

$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]
$3 - Materials specified [NEW, 2018]

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