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Score Classification

780.3..........Facsimile Editions
780.81........Collected scores of Individual Composers
780.82........Collected scores of Two or more Composers
780.84........Miniature Scores
780.86........Miniature Score Anthologies
780.942......Medieval and Renaissance Music (Collections)

781.55........Dance Music (Ballets, etc.)
781.6..........Composition, Structures, Theory (examples) Kbd Harmony
781.62........Sight Singing
781.64........Score Reading
781.65........Improvisation
781.73........Ancient Music (i.e. Primitive)
781.79........Thematic Catalogs

782.1..........Opera Libretti and Stories
782.2..........Operas, Operettas, Music Comedies
782.8..........All Cantatas
782.84........Collections of Cantatas
782.9..........Miscellaneous forms of Dramatic Music (Masques, Melodramas, Pantomimes, etc. - also Incidental Music)

783.............Collections of Masses
783.2..........Masses
783.24........Canticles
783.27........Requiems, Te Deums, Stabat Maters, Magnificats, etc.
783.3..........Oratorios, Passions, etc.
783.4..........Motets, Anthems
783.5..........Chants
783.6..........Christmas Carols
783.58........Sacred Songs
783.9..........Hymns

784.1..........Madrigals, Chansons, Part-Songs, Rounds (1 composer)
784.15........Collections of Madrigals, Chansons, Part-Songs, Rounds
784.2..........Choral Works
784.25........Collections of Choral Works
784.3..........Songs - Art Songs, etc. (also Duets)
784.33........Collections of Songs (also Duets)
784.35........Concert Arias
784.39........Collections of Concert Arias
784.4..........Folk Songs and Dances (language notation to class)
784.6..........Community Songs (Including College and University Songs; also childrens' songs)
784.7..........National Anthems and Songs (both collections and singles)
784.8..........Vocal Ensembles (Trios through Nontet)
784.85........Collections of Vocal Ensembles
784.9..........Popular Music (Songs, etc.)
784.95........Popular music (historical)
784.99........Singing Methods and Exercises

785.1..........Symphonies - full score
785.15........Collections of Symphonies
785.2..........Other Orchestral Music (shorter works, symphonic poems, dramatic music with voice)
785.3..........Band Music
785.35........Collections of Band Music
785.4..........String Orchestra Music
785.5..........Jazz - Orchesta, Band, etc.
785.6..........Concertos
785.65........Chamber Music - General
785.7..........Trio Sonatas
785.72........Duets with unspecified Instrumentation. Duets, duets with piano accomp.
785.73........Trios
785.74........Quartets
785.75........Quintets
785.76........Sextets
785.77........Septets
785.78........Octets
785.79........Nonets and Larger

786.4..........Piano Music (one composer)
786.44........Duos, Piano and/or Harpsichord - one instrument - by one composer
786.442......Duets - Two Pianos
786. 443.....Three Pianos
786.444......Four Pianos
786.56........Piano Music - Collections
786.48........Studies - Etudes, Exercises
786.483......Orchestral Studies
786.5..........Piano Music, Juvenile
786.7..........Organ Music
786.742......Two Organs
786.743......Three Organs
786.744......Four Organs
786.57........Organ Music - Collections
786.78........Organ Music - Studies
786.783......Organ Music - Orchestral Studies
768.9..........Other Keyboard Wind Instruments

787.1..........Violin Music
787.142......Two Violins
787.143......Three Violins
787.144......Four Violins
787.15........Collections of Violin Music
787.16........Violin - Methods and Systems
787.18........Studies and Exercises
787.183......Orchestral Studies
787.2..........Viola Music
787.242......2 Violas
787.243......3 Violas
787.244......4 Violas
787.25........Collections of Viola Music
787.26........Viola - Methods
787.28........Viola - Studies and Exercises
787.283......Viola - Orchestral Studies

787.3..........Cello Music
787.342......2 Cellos
787.343......3 Cellos
787.344......4 Cellos
787.35........Collections of Cello Music
787.36........Cello Methods
787.38........Cello - Studies and Exercises
787.383......Cello - Orchestral Studies

787.4..........String Bass Music
787.442......2 String Basses
787.443......3 String Basses
787.444......4 String Basses
787.45........Collections of String Bass Music
787.46........String Bass Methods
787.48........String Bass Music - Studies and Exercises
787.483......String Bass Music - Orchestral Studies

787.5..........Harp Music
787.542......2 Harps
787.543......3 Harps
787.544......4 Harps
787.55........Collections of Harp Music
787.56........Harp Methods
787.58........Harp Music - Studies and Exercises
787.583......Harp Music - Orchestral Studies

787.6..........Guitar, Mandolin, Lute, Banjo, Zither, (etc.) Music
787.642......2 Guitars
787.65........Collections of the Above
787.66........Methods of the Above

788.05........Woodwinds
788.07........Brass Ensembles
788.08........Brass, instructional teaching - exercises (general)

788.1..........Trumpet Music (also Bugle and Coronet)
788.142......2 Trumpets
788.143......3 Trumpets
788.144......4 Trumpets
788.15........Collections of Trumpet Music
788.16........Trumpet Music - Methods
788.18........Trumpet Music - Studies and Exercises
788.183......Trumpet Music - Orchestral Studies

788.2..........Trombone Music
788.242......2 Trombones
788.243......3 Trombones
788.244......4 Trombones
788.25........Collections of Trombone Music
788.26........Trombone Music - Methods
788.28........Trombone Music - Studies and Exercises
778.283......Trombone Music - Orchestral Studies

788.3..........Horn Music
788.342......2 Horns
788.343......3 Horns
788.344......4 Horns
788.35........Collections of Horn Music
788.36........Horn Music - Methods
788.38........Horn Music - Studies and Exercises
788.383......Horn Music - Orchestral Studies

788.4..........Other Brass
788.45........Collections of other Brass
788.46........Other Brass Methods
788.48........Studies and Exercises
788.49........Saxophones

788.5..........Flute Music
788.542......2 Flutes
788.543......3 Flutes
788.544......4 Flutes
788.55........Collections of Flute Music
788.56........Flute Music - Methods
788.583......Flute Music - Orchestral Studies
788.59........Recorder Music, Flagolet , etc. (including Collections)

788.6..........Clarinet Music
788.642......2 Clarinets
788.643......3 Clarinets
788.644......4 Clarinets
788.65........Collections of Clarinet Music
788.66........Clarinet Music - Methods
788.68........Clarinet Music - Studies
788.683......Clarinet Music - Orchestral Studies

788.7..........Oboe and English Horn Music
788.742......2 Oboes
788.743......3 Oboes
788.744......4 Oboes
788.75........Collections of Oboe and English Horn Music
788.76........Oboe and English Horn Music - Methods
788.78........Oboe and English Horn Music - Studies
788.783......Oboe and English Horn Music - Orchestral Studies

788.8..........Bassoon Music
788.842......2 Bassoons
788.843......3 Bassoons
788.844......4 Bassoons
788.85........Collections of Bassoon Music
788.86........Bassoon Music - Methods
788.88........Bassoon Music - Studies
788.883......Bassoon Music - Orchestral Studies

788.9..........Other Reed Instruments
788.95........Collections of other Reed Instruments
788.96........Other Reed Instruments - Methods
788.98........Other Reed Instruments - Studies
788.983......Other Reed Instruments - Orchestral Studies

789.............Percussion Instruments
789.042......2 Percussionists
789.043......3 Percussionists
789.044......4 Percussionists
789.5..........Percussion Ensembles
789.56........Percussion Methods
789.58........Percussion - Studies
789.583......Percussion - Orchestral Studies
789.8..........Other (Electronic, etc.)

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