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Medium of performance thesaurus for music, Library of Congress


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    • LC medium of performance terms for music
    • LCMPT (Library of Congress medium of performance thesaurus for music)
    • Library of Congress medium of performance terms for music
    • Library of Congress medium of performance thesaurus for music
    • Medium of performance terms for music, Library of Congress
    • Musical medium of performance terms, Library of Congress
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    • found: Work cat.: Best practices for using LCMPT, Version 1.41 (March 31, 2020), via WWW, Apr. 6, 2020:p. 2 (Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music (LCMPT); medium of performance terms (i.e., the voices, instruments, and other entities needed to perform a piece of music; LCMPT consists of over 800 medium of performance terms, including most of the medium terms currently in LCSH, as well as some new terms)
    • found: Library of Congress medium of performance thesaurus for music PDF files, via WWW, Apr. 6, 2020:home page (Library of Congress medium of performance terms for music; Library of Congress medium of performance thesaurus for music) Introd., pp. 1-2 (Musical mediums of performance are defined as the voices, instruments, and other entities needed to perform a piece of music, such as a children's chorus, electronic organ ensemble, flute, orchestra, or a soprano voice; Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music is a stand-alone vocabulary that may be used in conjunction with any subject heading or genre/form vocabulary and descriptive cataloging code. All musical instruments, voices, and ensemble types that are necessary for the performance of music are eligible for inclusion LCMPT)
    • found: Library of Congress medium of performance thesaurus for music manual, via WWW, Apr. 6, 2020:M 606 (LC medium of performance terms; medium of performance terms) M 634 (All medium of performance terms must be proposed by a cataloger and approved for inclusion in the Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music before their use is authorized)
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    • 2020-04-06: new
    • 2020-08-17: revised
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