Classifying Librettos and Collections of Lyrics
Cataloguing Librettos and Collections of Lyrics
Librettos and lyrics are the texts of musical works. These items do not contain any musical notation and therefore are not classified as “M” as this class is reserved for scores and items with musical notation. Please see the document ” Items that are Scores” to assist with determining if the item is a score. A good place to look is at the record type. Record type “a” indicates the item is non-musical, record type “c” indicates it is a score. Please bring all scores to Stacy Allison-Cassin.
If the item is textual it is classed as a monograph . If you have any questions about where to class an item please see Stacy Allison-Cassin.
Song Texts and Lyrics