Music Cataloging at Yale Call Numbers

Topical cutter numbers for M class numbers that are cuttered
according to the Cutter-Sanborn three-figure author table

In the following classes, which are cuttered by topic, local practice is to
use the Cutter-Sanborn three-figure author table to assign a cutter number.
ML102
ML128
ML132
ML156.4
ML990
ML1015
ML1038
ML1089
ML3560
ML3561
ML3611
ML3616
ML3621
ML3645
ML3646
ML3656
ML3661
ML3671
ML3695
ML3713
ML3717
ML3722
MT64
MT191
MT335
MT358
MT533
MT559
MT634
MT654
MT725
MT801
Note: Local practice is to follow the LC cutter numbers given in Library of Congress Classification: Class M
for class numbers in the M5-M2199 range that are cuttered by
instrument (for example, M239, M270-M271, M1034/M1134, M1037.4/M1137.4, M1039.4/M1139.4),
season (for example, M14.4, M2114.5-.8.A-Z, M2068.A-Z, M2078.A-Z, M2088.A-Z, M2098.A-Z,
text (for example, M2079.A-Z, M2099.A-Z, M2114), etc.

For topics not included in this list, use the Cutter-Sanborn Three-Figure Author Table.
See Using the Cutter-Sanborn three-figure author table for more information.
NOTE: Cutter a vowel with an umlaut as that vowel followed by an "e".
Cutter Use for
A102 General
A1 7 Accordion
 A2 Afro-American Music
B14 Bagpipe and music
B19 Ballet
B2 (or) 3 Band music
B21 Banjo
B22 Bandora
B32 Bassoon and music
B5 Bibliography
B59 Big bands
B6 Biography
B65 Blues
B8 Brass
C2 Cantatas 
C3 Catholic Church and music  
C4 Chamber music
C45 Chant (Plain, Gregorian, etc.) 
C5 Choral music
C56 Church music
C59 Clarinet and music
C7 Conducting
C8 Country music
D1 Dance music
D5 Dictionaries
D7 Double bass and music 
E2 Educational music
E8 Ethnomusicology
F64 Flute and music
F66 Folk music
F666 Folk songs
G6 Gospel
G9 Guitar and music
H289 Harp and music
H29 Harpsichord and music
H8 Horn and music
H9 Hymns
I3 Incidental music
I5 Musical instruments
I59 Instrumental music
J4 Jazz (J42 in ML156.4 and ML3561)
J5 Jews and music
L77 Literature on music
L97 Lute and music
M25 Mass and Masses
M3 Medieval music
M9 Motets
M93 Motion-picture music
M97 Music therapy
M975 Music trade
M977 Musicals, Revues
M98 Musicology
N2 National music
N89 Notation
O12 Oboe and music
O15 Occasional music
O6 Opera
O62 Oratorio(s)
O64 Orchestral music
O68 Organ and music
O9 Overture
P4 Percussion
P43 Performance practice
P57 Phonorecords
P58 Piano and music
P6 Popular music
P9 Printing of music
R1 Ragtime
R3 Recorder and music
R6 Rock music
S123 Sacred music
S27 Saxophopne and music
S372 School music
S698 Songs
S795 Star-spangled banner
S918 String music
T3 Thematic indexes
T39 Theory (harmony, counterpoint)
T84 Trombone and music
T87 Trumpet and music
T884 Tuba and music
T9 Twelve-tone music
V299 Variety music cavalcade
V78 Viola and music
V785 Viola da gamba, viola d'amore, viols and music
V79 Violin and music
V795 Violoncello and music
V872 Vocal music
W71 Wind instruments and music (General)
W712 Brass instruments and music (General)
W872 Women


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