Friday, December 9, 2016

Describing Music Materials

Smiraglia, Richard P. with Jihee Beak. Describing Music Materials: A Manual for Resource Description of Printed and Recorded Music and Music Videos. Fourth Edition. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-4422-7628-4.

This edition is rewritten to a large extent to conform to the new instructions and paradigms represented in Resource Description and Access (RDA). RDA instructions for printed music, recorded music and music video are accompanied by advice, examples, illustrations and complete catalog records, including versions in MARC21 format.

Table of Contents

1. Description of Printed Material

2. Description of Sound Recordings

3. Description of Music Video Recordings

4. Authorized Access Points


Appendix: OCLC MARC21 Examples