Music Cataloging at Yale MARC Tagging

MARC tagging for scores and sound recordings: Variable fields

See also MARC Tagging for Scores: Fixed Field Codes

024 028 033 041 045 047 048 100 110 130 240 245 246 250 254 260 300 490 440 500 546 511 518 505 600 610 650 700 710 730 740 800 830

024 Other standard number
ISMN (International standard music number) for scores
UPC (Universal product code) for sound recordings
028 Publisher number
Publisher and plate number for scores
Manufacturer number for sound recordings
033 Date/time and place of an event
Date and place of capture for sound recordings
041 Languages codes (See also Language code for sung or spoken text and accompanying material (041 field))
Indicators
1st 0 = Item is not a translation/does not include a translation.
1 = Item is or includes a translation Note: For a score, this applies to the spoken or sung text only (tagged in ‡a), not to any accompanying material (tagged in ‡e or ‡g); but see also OCLC instructions
2nd always blank
Subfields: previously, only ‡h was repeatable; for all other subfields, multiple language codes were included in one subfield; now all subfields are repeatable and a subfield is repeated for as many language codes as apply; input only one language code per subfield
a = Language(s) of sung or spoken text
e = Language code of libretto
g = Language code of accompanying material other than libretto
h = Language code of original language for translations of sung or spoken text (requires 1st indicator 1) or accompanying material (1st indicator is 0) The subfield ‡h (single or repeated) applys to all of the preceding subfields of the same type (e.g., ‡a, ‡g)
Examples:
Old way: New way: not:
‡a engfreger ‡h ita ‡a eng ‡a fre ‡a ger ‡h ita ‡a eng ‡h ita ‡a fre ‡h ita ‡a ger ‡h ita
‡a engfre ‡h gerrus ‡a eng ‡a fre ‡h ger ‡h rus ‡a eng ‡h ger ‡h rus ‡a fre ‡h ger ‡h rus
041 1  ‡a fre ‡a eng ‡h fre
041 0  ‡g eng ‡h ger ‡g ger     
sung or spoken text in English and French; original language is French
accompanying material in English and German; original language is German
045 optional Time period of content optional (See Time period of content (date(s) of composition) (045 field))
Indicators
1st always blank
2nd   = no dates 0 = single date
1 = multiple single dates
2 = range(s) of dates
Subfields
a = time period (repeatable)
b = formatted date (repeatable)
Examples: 045      ‡a x6x7
045  0b ‡d1989
045  1  ‡b ‡d1989 ‡b ‡d1990
045  2b ‡d1993 ‡b ‡d1994
047 optional Form of composition optional (See Codes for forms of composition in the fixed field and 047 field)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = Form of musical composition code (repeatable)
Examples: F/COMP in fixed field = mu
047    ‡a sn ‡a rd
048
optional
Number of musical instrument or voices optional (See MARC codes for instruments and voices (048 field))
Indicators
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = performer or ensemble (repeatable)
b = soloist (repeatable)
Examples: 048    ‡a ka01
048    ‡b wa01 ‡a oa
048    ‡a wa01 ‡a ka01
048    ‡a oc
100 Personal name as main entry
Indicators
1st 0 = entered under forename
1 = single or compound surname
2 = obsolete (formerly used for compound surname)
2nd always blank
Subfields
a = name (not repeatable)
c = titles (e.g., Sir, Mrs.) (repeatable)
q = fuller form of name (not repeatable)
d = dates (not repeatable)
4 = relator code (repeatable)
Examples: 100 1    Beach, H. H. A., ‡c Mrs., ‡d 1867-1944.
100 1    Eckhardt-Gramatté, S. C. ‡q (Sophie-Carmen), ‡d 1899-1974.
100 1    Horowitz, Vladimir, ‡d 1903-1989. ‡4 prf
110 Corporate name as main entry
Indicators
1st 0 = inverted name
1 = jurisdiction name
2 = name in direct order
2nd always blank
Subfields
a = corporate or jurisdiction name (not repeatable)
b = subordinate unit (repeatable)
k = form subheading (repeatable)
n = number of part (repeatable)
4 = relator code (repeatable)
Examples: 110 2    Yale Symphony Orchestra. ‡4 prf
110 2    Berliner Philharmoniker. ‡b Blechbläser-Ensemble. ‡4 prf
110 2    Bibliothèque nationale (France). ‡k Manuscript. ‡n Latin 3549, fol. 149-169.
130 Uniform title as main entry
Indicators
1st non-filing indicators; remove all initial articles; 1st indicator is always 0
2nd always blank
Subfields
a = uniform title (not repeatable)
m = medium of performance (repeatable)
n = number (repeatable)
r = key (not repeatable)
s = format (e.g., Vocal score, Libretto, etc.) (not repeatable)
k = selections (repeatable)
l = language (not repeatable)
Example: 130 0   Star-Spangled banner (Song)
240 Uniform title (used in conjunction with personal name in the 100 field)
Indicators
1st 0 = Not printed or displayed
1 = Printed or displayed; 1 is the default
2nd non-filing indicators; remove all initial articles; 1st indicator is always 0
Subfields
a = uniform title (not repeatable)
m = medium of performance (repeatable)
n = number (repeatable)
p = part (repeatable)
r = key (not repeatable)
s = format (e.g., Vocal score, Libretto, etc.) (not repeatable)
k = selections (repeatable)
l = language (not repeatable)
o = arranged (not repeatable)
Examples: 240 10   Trios, ‡m flute, violin, guitar, ‡n op. 12, ‡r D major; ‡o arr.
240 10   Masses, ‡n op. 23, ‡r C major. ‡s Vocal score. ‡l German & Latin
245 Title (See Title and statement of responsibility area (245 field) for scores and sound recordings)
Indicators
1st 0 = No title added entry (negative)
1 = Title added entry (affirmative)
2nd 0-9 = non-filing characters (See Filing indicators)
Subfields
a = title proper (not repeatable)
b = remainder of title (not repeatable); this can be parallel title, sub-title, alternative title, other title information
n = number of part/section of work (repeatable) (not frequently used)  ‡n follows ‡a and may precede or follow ‡b.
p = name of part/section of work (repeatable) (not frequently used)     ‡p follows ‡a and may precede or follow ‡b.
c = statement of responsibility (not repeatable)
Once subfield ‡c has been recorded, no further subfield coding of field 245 is possible. See 245 Title Statement from OCLC.
Example: 245 00 Concerto in D major, K. 314 for flute and piano / ‡c Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; edited by James Galway ; piano reduction by Phillip Moll.
245 14 The dream net : ‡b for alto saxophone and string quartet / ‡c Warren Benson.
246 Varying form of title
See 246 field; See also 740 field
250 Edition statement (See Edition statement area (250 field) for scores for AACR2 examples)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = edition statement
b = statement of responsibility
Example: 250     Urtext der Neuen Bach-Ausg. = Urtext of the New Bach ed. / ‡b herausgegeben von Hans Eppstein.
254
scores only
Musical presentation statement (See Musical presentation statement area (254 field) for scores for AACR2 examples)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = musical presentation statement
Example: 254    Studienpartitur.
260 Imprint (See Publication, distribution, etc. area (260 field) for scores for AACR2 examples and Dates on sound recordings )
Indicators:
1st blank (undefined)
2nd blank (undefined)
Subfields
a = place of publication, distribution, etc.
b = name of publisher, distributor, etc.
c = date of publication, distribution, etc. (See Dates on sound recordings)
e = place of manufacture (e.g., printing) (not frequently used)
f = manufacturer (e.g., printer) (not frequently used)
g = date of manufacture (not frequently used)
Examples: 260    New Haven, CT : ‡b CommonMuse Music Publishers, ‡c c1988.
260    Frankfurt ; ‡a New York : ‡b C.F. Peters, ‡c c1992.
260    Frankfurt : ‡b Zimmermann ; ‡a New York : ‡b C.F. Peters Corp., ‡c c1979.
300 Physical description (See Physical description area (300 field) for scores and sound recordings)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = extent (e.g., 1 score (80 p.); 4 p. of music; 1 vocal score (42 p.), etc.)
b = illustrative matter
c = dimensions (in centimeters)
e = accompanying material
Example: 300    1 score (7 p.) + 3 parts ; ‡c 30 cm.
490 Series (For more information on series, see Series)
Indicators:
1st 0 = series transcribed from the item; not traced
1 = series transcribed from the item; traced in the form found on the item or in a different form in an 830 or 800 field
2nd blank
Subfields
a = series statement
x = ISSN (International Standard Serial Number)
v = volume number
440 The 440 field is now obsolete. For traced series, use 490/1 and 830 or 800
500 Note area (See Note area (500 field) for scores and sound recordings)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = text
Example: 500    Figured bass realized for keyboard instrument. .
546 Language note (See Language of sung or spoken text for scores and sound recordings)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = name of language of text
Examples: 546    English and French words.
546    Sung in Italian.
511 Statements of responsibility for performers
This note need not be transcribed directly from the chief source; however, as in the 245/‡c, statements of responsibility for different functions are separated by space-semicolon-space.
Indicators:
1st 0 = No display constant generated
1 = cast
2nd blank
Subfields
a = performers
Examples: 511  0 Carol Wincenc, flute ; Samuel Sanders (1st, 3rd, 5th-6th works), Lukas Foss (2nd work), David Del Tredici (4th work), piano.
511  0 Christopher Hogwood, clavichord (by Johann Adolf Hass, 1761).
511  0 Jaap Schröder, violin ; with Christopher Hirons, violin (3rd work) ; Academy of Ancient Music ; Christopher Hogwood, conductor and harpsichord.
511  0 Charles Krigbaum, performing on the Newberry Memorial organ, Woolsey Hall, Yale University.
511  0 Sebastian Hennig (2nd work), Stefan Rampf, Allan Bergius (3rd work), sopranos ; René Jacobs, alto ; Kurt Equiluz, tenor ; Max von Egmond (1st-2nd works), Walter Heldwein (3rd work), basses ; Knabenchor Hannover, Collegium Vocale, Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt, conductor (1st-2nd works) ; Tölzer Knabenchor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor (3rd work).
518 Date/time and place of recording (See Language of sung or spoken text for scores and sound recordings)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd blank
Subfields
a = date/time and place of recording
Examples: 518    Recorded between 1952 and 1972 in Trinity College Chapel, Hartford, Conn. (1st-2nd, 4th, 6th-7th works) and Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. (3rd and 5th works).
518    First recordings of tambora music from the Mexican state of Sinaloa recorded by various bands between 1952 and 1965.
518     Recorded June 1-5, 1984, at American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City.
518    Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, Nov. 1983 (1st work) and in Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, Aug. 1984 (2nd work).
518    Recorded digitally directly from a 1910 Steinway 65/88 noteplayer.
505 Contents note  (For more information, see Contents notes for music)
Indicators:
1st 0 = complete contents
1 = incomplete contents
     use when not all parts of a multipart score are available for analysis and so cannot be included in the contents note
2 = partial contents
     use for selected contents (not including accompanying textual material) of a fully available score
8 = no display constant generated
2nd blank
Subfields
a = contents
Example: 505 0  Toccatina -- Notturno -- Perpetuum mobile -- Romanza -- Finale.
505 0  Die trunkene Tänzerin / Curt Bock -- Wie Sanct Franciscus schweb' ich in der Luft / Christian Morgenstern -- Traum / Else Lasker-Schüler.
600 Personal name as subject heading
Indicators
1st 0 = entered under forename
1 = single or compound surname
2 = obsolete (formerly used for compound surname)
2nd 0 = Library of Congress Subject Headings/LC authority files
Subfields (See also Coding for form and topic subdivisions)
Name portion of heading:
a = name
c = titles (e.g., Sir, Mrs.)
q = fuller form of name
d = dates
Uniform title portion of heading:
t = uniform title
m = medium of performance
n = number
r = key
Subdivision portion of heading:
v = form subdivision
x = topical subdivision
Examples: 600 10  Cummings, E. E. ‡q (Edward Estlin), ‡d 1894-1962 ‡x Musical settings.
600 10  Wagner, Richard, ‡d 1813-1883. ‡t Operas.
610 Corporate name as subject entry
Indicators
1st 0 = inverted name
1 = jurisdiction name
2 = name in direct order
2nd 0 = Library of Congress Subject Headings
Subfields (See also Coding for form and topic subdivisions)
Name portion of heading:
a = corporate or jurisdiction name
b = subordinate unit
Subdivision portion of heading:
v = form subdivision
x = topical subdivision
Example: 610 20 New York Philharmonic ‡v Pictorial works.
650 Topical subject heading (See also Subject headings for instrumental music and vocal music)
Indicators
1st blank
2nd 0 = Library of Congress Subject Headings/LC authority files
Subfields (See also Coding for form and topic subdivisions)
a = subject heading
v = form subdivision
x = topical subdivision
y = time period subdivision
z = geographic subdivision
Examples: 650  0   Quintets (Piano, flute, trumpet, violin, violoncello) ‡v Scores.
650  0   Piano ‡x Instruction and study.
650  0   Music ‡z United States ‡y 20th century.
700 Personal name as added heading
Indicators
1st 0 = entered under forename
1 = single or compound surname
2 = obsolete (formerly used for compound surname)
2nd blank = personal name alone or personal name with related title
2 = analytical entry: personal name with title of work included in the item
Subfields
Name portion of heading:
a = name
c = titles (e.g., Sir, Mrs.)
q = fuller form of name
d = dates
4 = relator code
Uniform title portion of heading:
t = uniform title
m = medium of performance
n = number
p = part
r = key
s = format (e.g., Vocal score, Libretto, etc.)
k = selections
l = language
o = arranged
Examples: 700 1    Schmidtner, Franz. ‡4 arr
700 1    Oliver, Alexander, ‡c tenor. ‡4 prf
700 1    Schikaneder, Emanuel, ‡d 1751-1812. ‡4 lbt
700 12  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, ‡d 1756-1791. ‡t Nozze di Figaro. ‡s Libretto. ‡l French & Italian.
700 12  Beethoven, Ludwig van, ‡d 1770-1827. ‡t Trios, ‡m piano, flute, bassoon, ‡n WoO 37, ‡r G major.
710 Corporate name as added entry
Indicators
1st 0 = inverted name
1 = jurisdiction name
2 = name in direct order
2nd blank = corporate name alone or corporate name with related title
2 = analytical entry: corporate name with title of work included in the item
Subfields
a = corporate or jurisdiction name
b = subordinate unit
k = form subheading
n = number of part
4 = relator code
Examples: 110 2   Orchestra New England. ‡4 prf
710 22 British Library. ‡k Manuscript. ‡n Additional 36881.
730 Added entry- uniform title: use for anonymous works, manuscripts, etc.
Indicators:
1st non-filing indicators; remove all initial articles; 1st indicator is always 0
2nd blank = no information provided
2 = analytical entry
Subfields
a = uniform title
m = medium of performance
n = number
p = part
r = key
s = format (e.g., Vocal score, Libretto, etc.)
k = selections
l = language
o = arranged
f = date of a work
Example:  
740 Uncontrolled related or analytical title as added entry (See also 246 field)
Indicators:
1st non-filing indicators; remove all initial articles; 1st indicator is always 0
2nd blank = no information provided
2 = analytical entry
Subfields
a = Uncontrolled related/analytical title
Example:  
800 Personal name as series added heading
Indicators
1st 0 = entered under forename
1 = single or compound surname
2 = obsolete (formerly used for compound surname)
2nd always blank
Subfields
Name portion of heading:
a = name
c = titles (e.g., Sir, Mrs.)
q = fuller form of name
d = dates
4 = relator code
Uniform title portion of heading:
t = uniform title
m = medium of performance
n = number
p = part
r = key
s = format (e.g., Vocal score, Libretto, etc.)
k = selections
l = language
o = arranged
f = date of a work
v = series volume number/sequential designation
Examples: 800 1     Hampton, Calvin. ‡t Organ music. ‡k Selections (Leupold) ; ‡v no. 5.
800 1     Bach, Johann Sebastian, ‡d 1685-1750. ‡t Works. ‡f 1954 ; ‡v Ser. 2, Bd. 8.
830 Series as added entry, traced in the form found on the item or in a different form (For more information on series, see Series)
Indicators:
1st blank
2nd non-filing indicators; remove all initial articles; 1st indicator is always 0
Subfields
a = series statement
n = number of part or section
p = name of part or section
v = volume number


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