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383 - Numeric Designation of Musical Work or Expression (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
June 2024

First Indicator Second Indicator
Type of entity
# - No information provided
0 - Work
1 - Expression

Undefined
# - Undefined


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)
  • $7 - Data provenance (R)
  • $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 or expression by the composer, arranger, publisher, or a musicologist. May be used to differentiate a musical work or expression from another with the same title.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

First Indicator - Type of entity

The type of entity associated with the numeric designation(s) recorded in this field.

# - No information provided

0 - Work

Numeric designation associated with the work.

383 0#$ano. 17$bop. 31, no. 2
[Serial number and opus number identifying a work by Beethoven.]
1 - Expression

Numeric designation associated with the expression.

383 1#$cS. 375$dSearle$2mlati
[Thematic index number assigned to Franz Liszt’s arrangement of songs composed by Schubert.]

Second Indicator - Undefined

Undefined and contains a blank (#).

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Serial number

A number used if works or expressions with the same title, or with the same title and the same representative medium of performance, are consecutively numbered by the composer or arranger, 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 ##$apiano
383 0#$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 /$cMario Davidovsky
383 0#$ano. 9
100 1#$aDavidovsky, Mario,$d1934-2019.
240 10$aSynchronisms,$nno. 10
245 10$aSynchronisms :$bno. 10: guitar and tape /$cMario Davidovsky
383 0#$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 or expression in a recognized thematic index.

100 1#$aBach, Johann Sebastian,$d1685-1750.
240 10$bKaffee-Kantate
383 0#$cBWV 211
100 1#$aDessauer, Josef,$d1798-1876,$ecomposer.
240 10$aSongs.$kSelections;$oarranged$s(Liszt)
245 10$aDessauer's Lieder :$bfür das Pianoforte /$cübertragen von Fr. Liszt.
383 1#$cLW A130$dEckhardt$2mlati
383 1#$cS. 485$dSearle$2mlati
383 1#$cR. 150$dRaabe$2mlati

$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 0#$bop. 8, no. 1-4
383 0#$cRV 269$cRV 315$cRV 293$cRV 297$dRyom$2mlati
383 0#$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 expression, or when different publishers assign the same opus number to different works or expressions.

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 0#$bop. 3$eAndré
383 0#$bop. 5$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 0#$3Romances$bop. 127

$6 - Linkage

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

$7 - Data provenance

See description of this subfield in Appendix J: Data Provenance Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

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


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 383 - Numeric Designation of Musical Work [RENAMED, 2024] [REDESCRIBED, 2024]
Field was renamed and definition and scope was broadened in order to accommodate the recording of numeric designations of musical expressions. The change also applies to the definitions of subfields $a, $c, $e.

Indicator 1 - Type of entity [NEW, 2024]

Prior to 2024, Indicator 1 was undefined.

# - No information provided [NEW, 2024]

0 - Work [NEW, 2024]

1 - Expression [NEW, 2024]
$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]
$7 - Data provenance [NEW, 2022]

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