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Scores, Musical Recordings & Musical Videos in the University of Arizona Library


Distinctive Titles

Examples

AUTHOR: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. 
UNIFORM TITLE:  NOZZE DI FIGARO 
COVER TITLE:  Die Hochzeit des Figaro: komische oper in vier Akten 
AUTHOR:  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. 
UNIFORM TITLE:  NOZZE DI FIGARO 
COVER TITLE:  Opera Buffa in Quattro Atti: Le Nozze di Figaro 
AUTHOR:  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. 
UNIFORM TITLE:  NOZZE DI FIGARO 
COVER TITLE:  Figard's Hochzeit 

 

Search Example: Distinctive Title

QUESTION: I need to find both the score and videotape of Mozart's opera, "The Magic Flute."

STRATEGY AND STEPS:

  1. Locate the original title of "The Magic Flute" in the "works" list at the end of the article on Mozart in "The New Grove." Here, you will find it listed with the title Mozart used, "Die Zauberflote."
  2. Perform a "TITLE" search in SABIO, using "Zauberflote" (without the quotation marks)
  3. Set up the "Limit" feature: Click inside of the "Limit/Sort" box
  4. Limit by "Material Type": Click on the "arrow down" button to the right of "Material type." Next, click on "score," then click    in the box marked "Limit/sort items retrieved using above data."
  5. Do another search to locate videotapes of this opera: Click in the box marked "Search Again"
  6. To locate videotapes of "Die Zauberflote," repeat steps (B) and (C), above. Then, to limit by "Material Type": Click on the "arrow down" button to the right of "Material type." Next, click on "video/film," then click in the box marked "Limit/sort items retrieved using above data."

Last modified: August 11, 2009