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


"Form" or "Genre" Titles

Examples

AUTHOR: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. 
UNIFORM TITLE:  CONCERTOS, PIANO, ORCHESTRA, NO. 5, OP. 73, Eb MAJOR 
COVER TITLE:  Konzert No. 5, Es dur fur Pianoforte mit Orchester, Op. 73 
AUTHOR:  Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. 
UNIFORM TITLE:  CONCERTOS, PIANO, ORCHESTRA, NO. 5, OP. 73, Eb MAJOR 
COVER TITLE:  Piano Concerto in E-Flat Major, "The Emperor" 
AUTHOR:  Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. 
UNIFORM TITLE:  CONCERTOS, PIANO ORCHESTRA, NO. 5, OP. 73, Eb MAJOR 
COVER TITLE:  Klavier Konzert Nr. 5, Es-Dur, Eb Major, Mib Majeur, Op. 73 

*****  PLEASE NOTE:  "FORM" OR "GENRE" TITLES ALWAYS APPEAR IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

CONCERTOS, PIANO, ORCHESTRA, NO. 5, OP. 73, Eb MAJOR 
           (A)              (B)             (B)             (C)       (C)          (D) 
  1. Musical form or genre (usually found in the plural because the composer has normally written more than one work in this form or genre)
  2. Medium (instrumentation)
  3. Distinctive number or numbers, e.g. order number, opus number, thematic catalog number
  4. Key

Search Example: "Form" or "Genre" Title

QUESTION: "How do I find recordings of Beethoven's fifth piano concerto?  I've tried a title search using "Emperor Piano Concerto," but this **!! computer couldn't find anything!"

STRATEGY AND STEPS :

  1. Perform an "author" search in SABIO: Author:    Beethoven Ludwig van 1770 1827
  2. Set up the "Limit" feature by clicking inside of the "Limit/Sort" box.
  3. Limit by "Material Type" [click on the "arrow down" button to the right of "Material Type." Next, click on "Music Record."]

              AND

  1. Limit by "Words in the Title" — click on the "arrow down" button in the third block (to the right of "Words in the Author").  Then, click on "Words in the Title" and type in the following title: Concertos Piano Orchestra No 5
  2. Finally, click in the box marked "Limit/sort items retrieved using this data"

Last modified: August 11, 2009