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us: Choruses


  • Here are entered collections of sacred and secular choral compositions for various groups of voices (men's, mixed, women's, etc.) both accompanied and unaccompanied. For collections or single works the heading may be qualified as appropriate in the following order: 1) voice grouping; 2) number of vocal parts; and 3) accompaniment or the specification, Unaccompanied. Works about choruses are entered under the heading [Choral music.]
  • The number of vocal parts is specified when 8 or fewer when 1) the voices are unaccompanied, or when the accompaniment is: 2) not indicated; 3) for continuo; 4) for solo instrument; or 5) for 2 of the same keyboard instrument.
  • Works about choruses as performance groups are entered under headings such as [Choirs (Music), Choral societies.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Broader Terms

    • us: Vocal music
  • LC Classification

    • M1495
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered collections of sacred and secular choral compositions for various groups of voices (men's, mixed, women's, etc.) both accompanied and unaccompanied. For collections or single works the heading may be qualified as appropriate in the following order: 1) voice grouping; 2) number of vocal parts; and 3) accompaniment or the specification, Unaccompanied. Works about choruses are entered under the heading [Choral music.]
    • The number of vocal parts is specified when 8 or fewer when 1) the voices are unaccompanied, or when the accompaniment is: 2) not indicated; 3) for continuo; 4) for solo instrument; or 5) for 2 of the same keyboard instrument.
    • Works about choruses as performance groups are entered under headings such as [Choirs (Music), Choral societies.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Choral music]
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2008-11-06: revised
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