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Hit the Ground Running! RDA Training for Music Catalogers: Homework Answers

A guide to the RDA Preconference at the Music Library Association 2013 meeting.

FRBR

1. Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item

2. Manifestation

3. Chapter 2

4. Expression

5. Expression

Resource Description

1.

336 $a notated music $2 rdacontent

337 $a unmediated $2 rdamedia

338 $a volume $2 rdacarrier

 

2.

336 $a performed music $2 rdacontent

337 $a audio $2 rdamedia

338 $a audio disc $2 rdacarrier

 

3.

336: 6.9 Content type

337: 3.2 Media type

338: 3.3 Carrier type

 

4.

546 $b staff notation

 

5.

500 Compact disc.

Providing Access

1. The "rule of three"

2. 382, 383, 384

3. rule of three for medium has been abolished; LC-PCC decision to use "cello" instead of "violoncello"; can no longer use terms for groups of instruments, except for standard combinations; spelling out "accompaniment," "unaccompanied," and "arranged"; more ways of recording an indeterminate medium of performance

4. The instructions are the same for pre-twentieth century and post-19th century works. You can record key whenever it is obvious or clearly stated on the resource.

5. The librettist. (The composer is used in the variant access point. See RDA 6.27.4.2.)