[open-bibliography] MARC Codes for Forms of Musical Composition

Christopher Gutteridge cjg at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jul 1 22:48:22 BST 2010


Wow, all the best music I own is zz, nn or mu.

** sulks away to listen to John Cage's 4'33 at maximum volume.

Ross Singer wrote:
> Hi everybody,
>
> I just wanted to let people know I've made the MARC codes for forms of 
> musical compositions 
> (http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/marcmuscomp.html) available as 
> http://purl.org/ontology/mo/Genres.
>
> http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/muscomp/
>
> They follow the same naming convention as they would in the MARC 008 
> or 047, so it's easy to map (that is, no lookup needed) from your MARC 
> data:
>
> http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/muscomp/sy#genre
>
> etc.
>
> The RDF is available as well:
> http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/muscomp/sy.rdf
>
>
> I'd love any feedback/suggestions/corrections/etc.
>
> Also, you can look around to see MARC country codes, geographic area 
> codes and language codes.  Eventually I would like to get all of the 
> MARC codes (not already modeled by LC) in there 
> (http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/).
>
> Thanks,
> -Ross.
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