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Types of Compositions

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A


Adagio/Adagios
TYPE (ITalian) LCNAF 90-716174

Air/Airs
TYPE (English); a vocal or instrumental tune.
LCCN 85-754672

Agnus Dei
TYPE (Latin); liturgical (see note 3, p. ii)
5th item of Ordinary of mass. LCCN 91-751712

Allegretto/Allegrettos
TYPE (Italian) LCNAF 88-643389

Allegro/Allegros
TYPE (Italian) LCNAF 88-643389

Allemande/Allemandes
TYPE (French, German); use this form when
it is the composer's original title; see also
almain, alman. LCCN 91-750145

Almain/almains
TYPE (English); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also
allemande, alman.

Alman/Almans
TYPE (English); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also allemande,
alman.

Andante/Andantes
TYPE (Italian) LCNAF 81-81233

Andantino/Andantes
TYPE (Italian) LCNAF 86-867322

Anthem/Anthems
Type (English); a choral setting (in English)
of a religious or moral text; frequently used as
a collective uniform title. LCNAF 87-139957

Antifon
DISTINCTIVE (Russian)

Antifona
DISTINCTIVE (Italian)

Antífona
DISTINCTIVE (Hungarian, Spanish)

Antiphon
DISTINCTIVE (English, German)

Arabesca
(Italian, Spanish); use arabesque.

Arabesco
(Spanish); use arabesque.

Arabeska
(Russian); use arabesque.

Arabeske
(German); use arabesque.

Arabesque/Arabeques
TYPE (English, French); use for arabesca,
arabesco, arabeska, Arabeske. LCNAF
81-82730

Aria/Arias
Type (English, French, Hungarian, Italian,
Spanish); use for Arie, ariia. LCCN
90-751615

Arie
(German); use aria.

Arieta
(Spanish); use arietta.

Arietta/Ariettas
TYPE (English, German, Italian, Russian);
use for arieta, ariette. LCCN 85-753723

Ariette
(French, German); use arietta

Ariia
(Russian); use aria.

Arioso/Ariosos
TYPE (English); used as a type for vocal
works; for other works, apply MCD 25.27A1
footnote 9. LCCN 87-753030

Aubade/Aaubades
TYPE (English, French, German, Italian,
Spanish); a piece of morning music;
counterpart of serenade or nocturne; use for
Aube. Note: Poulenc's Aubade is considered
to be distinctive. See MCD 25.27A1 footnote
9. LCNAF 91-101570

Aube
(Hungarian); use aubade.


B


Bagatela
(Spanish); use bagatelle.

Bagatell
(Hungarian); use bagatelle

Bagatella
(Italian); use bagatelle

Bagatelle/Bagatelles
TYPE (English, French, German); use for
bagatela, bagatell, bagatella. LCNAF
81-133634

Balada/Baladas
TYPE (Russian, Spanish); do not confuse with
ballata. LCCN 85-751025

Ballad/Ballads
TYPE (English); type of folksong.

Ballade/Ballades
TYPE (English, French, German); form fixe
of 14th-15th century France; also an
instrumental piece in narrative style. LCNAF
83-131636

Ballata/Ballatas
TYPE (Italian); Italian dance song; do not
confuse with balada. LCNAF 79-31582.

Ballett/Balletts
TYPE (English); a late 16th/early 17th century
English part-song using nonsense refrains.
Use for works of English origin or influence.

Balletto/Balletti
TYPE (Italian); a 15th century Italian dance; a
late 16th/early 17th century Italian part-song
using nonsense refrains; use for works of
Italian origin or influence; a late 16th century
Italian instrumental dance. LCNAF
89-631472.

Barcarola
(Spanish); use barcarolle.

Barcarolle/Barcarolles
TYPE (French); use for barcarola, barcarole,
barcaruola, barkarola. LCNAF 79-68400

Barcaruola
(Italian); use barcarolle.

Barkarola
(Hungarian, Russian); use barcarolle.

Berceuse/Berceuses
TYPE (French); a quiet song in triple meter
or a character piece for instruments; use for
Wiegenlied. LCNAF 87-826083

Bicinium/Bicinia
Type (Latin); a 2-voice work for voices,
instruments, or keyboard. Generally used as a
collective univorm title.

Boceta
DISTINCTIVE (Spanish)

Bolero/Boleros
TYPE (english, French, German, Hungarian,
Italian, Russian, spanish) LCNAF 81-22437

Brano da concerto
DISTINCTIVE (Italian)

Burlesca
(Italian, spanish); use burlesque.

Burleska
(Russian); use burlesque.

Burleske
(German); use burlesque.

Burlesque/Burlesques
TYPE (English, French); use for burlesca,
burleska, Burleske, burleszk. LCNAF
82-271068

Burleszk
(Hungarian); use burlesque.


C


Cadenza/Cadenzas
TYPE; used as a type only when applied to
the title of an independent work; not to be
used as a type of composition when qpplied to
cadenzas within concertos. LCNAF 82-63348

Canción/Canciones
TYPE (Spanish); use only for collections

specifically titled by the composer, e.g.,
Revueltas, Silvestre [Canciones, orchestra acc.] LCCN 91-762420

Canon/Canons
TYPE (English, French, Spanish); use for
canone, Kanon, kánon. LCNAF 90-604188

Canone
(Italian); use canon.

Cantabile/Cantabiles
TYPE (English, French, German, Italian,
Russian, Spanish); use for Kantabile. LCNAF
81-24681

Cantata/Cantatas
TYPE (English, Italian); usually used as a
collective uniform title; use for cantate.

Cantate
(French); use cantata (for collective titles only)

Canticle/Canticles
TYPE (English); used as a type for vocal
works only; use for cantico, cántico,
Canticum, cantique, kantikum. LCNAF
79-121995

Cantico
(Italian); use canticle.

Cántico
(Spanish); use canticle.

Canticum
(German); use canticle.

Cantiga/Cantigas
TYPE (Spanish); a medieval Iberian
monophonic song; generally used as a
colective uniform title; use for kantiga

Cantilena
DISTINCTIVE (Italian) LCCN 86-755421

Cantilčne
DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 86-750118

Cantione
DISTINCTIVE (ITalian)

Cantique
(French); use canticle.

Canto
DISTINCTIVE (Italian, spanish) LCCN
91-754106

Cantus
DISTINCTIVE (Latin) LCCN 86-751532

Canzon
(Italian); alternate spelling of canzona; use
canzona.

Canzona/Canzonas
TYPE (English, Italian, Spanish); originally a
Provencal troubadour song; later, a piece of
16th century Italian secular music, 16th-17th
century instrumental work; in this usage, not a
cognate of canzone; use canzona when a work
of this type was originally titled conzone.
LCNAF 87-110288

Canzone/Canzoni
TYPE (Italian); an 18th and 19th century
songlike work for voice or instruments. In
this usage, not a cognate of canzona. Also, an
alternate spelling of canzona (see above); use
canzona for a work of this type.

Canzonet/Canzonets
TYPE (English); late 16th century English
part-song; use for works of English origin or
influence. LCNAF 81-5621

Canzonetta/Canzonettas
TYPE (Italian); late 16th century Italian
part-song; use for works of Italian origin or
influence. LCNAF 89-646645

Capriccio/Capriccios
TYPE (English, German, Italian); use this form when
it is the composers original title; do not use
capriccio unless the composer specified it as
the original title; use for kaprichch. LCNAF
81-22436

Capricho
(Spanish); use capriccio or caprice depending
on composers original title.

Carol/Carols
TYPE (English) LCNAF 71-30699

Casació
(Spanish); use cassation.

Cassation/Cassations
TYPE (english, French); use for casación,
casazione, Kassation, kassatsiia. LCCN
82-772616

Cassazione
(Italian); use cassation.

Catch/Catches
TYEP (English); an English round for 3
voices; generally used as a collective uniform
title. LCCN 89-751455

Cavatina
DISTINCTIVE (English, Italian, Spanish)
LCCN 90-750321

Cavatine
DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 85-759851

Chacona
(Spanish); use chaconne.

Chaconne/Chaconnes
TYPE (English, French, German); use for
chacona, chakona, ciaccona. LCNAF
84-162660

Chakona
(Russian); use chaconne.

Chamber concerto
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 83-752805

Chanson/Chansons
TYPE (French); a term meaning song in all its
uses; spanning a wide range of periods and
genres from the troubadour/trouvčre
repertoires through the secular polyphony of
the 14th-16th centuries to the art song of the
19th and 20th centuries and folk and popular
song of all eras. Use for miscellaneous sets,
e.g. Le Jeune, Claude [Chansons. Selections]
or specific collections, e.g., Ravel, Maurice
[Chansons. Nicolette], Janequin, Clément
[Chansons (1528). Réveillez vous, cueurs
endormis] LCNAF 92-188

Chast/Chasti
TYPE (Russian); for movement. Use for an
independent work titled as such, not for
individual movements of a larger work; see
also mouvement, movimento, movimiento,
Satz, tétel.

Choral
(French, German); use chorale.

Chorale/Chorales
TYPE (English); use for Choral, coral, corale,
khoral. LCNAF 87-810276

Choral
(French, German); use chorale.

Chorale/Chorales
TYPE (English); use for Choral, coral, corale,
khoral. LCNAF 87-810276

Chorale prelude/Chorale preludes
TYPE (english); apply 25.30B1a: do not add
a statement of medium of performance if the
medium is implied by the title. Implied
medium: organ; see also Choralvorspiele.
LCNAF 81-31363

Choralvorspiel/Choralvorspiele
TYPE (German); apply 25.30B1a: do not add
a statement of medium of performance if the
medium is implied by the title. Implied
medium: organ; see also chorale prelude.
LCNAF 81-31363

Ciaccona
(Italian); use chaconne.

Composición
(Spanish); use composition.

Composition/Compositions
TYPE (English, French); usually used in
reference to the process of creating a musical
work; also used as a title for an independent
work; use for composición, composizione,
Komposition, kompozitsiia. LCNAF
88-667940

Composizione
(Italian); use composition.

Concert piece
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 86-754853

Concertant
(French); use concertante.

Concertante/Concertantes
TYPE (English, Italian, Spanish); use for
concertant, Konzertant. LCNAF 84-191693

Concertino/Concertinos
TYPE (Italian) LCNAF 88-643187

Concerto/Concertos
TYPE (English, French, Italian); use for
concierto, kontsert, Konzert. LCNAF
87-801353

Concerto da camera
DISTINCTIVE (Italian) LCCN 89-755372

Concerto grosso/Concerti grossi
TYPE (Italian) LCNAF 87-803133

Concertpiece
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 89-751073

Concertstück
DISTINCTIVE (German) LCNAF 88-669977

Concierto
(Spanish); use concerto.
Conductus
TYPE (Latin); a medieval vocal work for one
or more voices; usually used as a collective
uniform title.

Contradanza
(Italian, Spanish); use country dance.

Contredanse
(French); use country dance.

Coral
(spanish); use chorale.

Corale
(Italian); use chorale.

Corant/Corants
TYPE (English); use this form when it is the
composers original title; see also corrente,
courante. LCCN 91-750145

Corrente/Correnti
TYPE (Italian); use this form when it is the
composers original title; see also corant,
courante.

Country dance/Country dances
TYPE (english); use for contradanza.
contredanse, kontrans, kontratánc,
Kontretänze. LCNAF 85-205408

Courante/Courantes
TYPE (French); use this form when it is the
composers original title; see also corant,
corrente. LCCN 84-757437

Credo
TYPE (Latin); liturgical (see note 3, p. ii);
third item in the Ordinary of mass.

Cuarteto
(spanish); use quartet.

Csardas/Czardas
TYPE (Hungarian) LCCN 86-754988


D


Dance/Dances
TYPE (English); use for danse, danza, tánc,
tanets, Tanz. LCNAF 82-101545

Danse
(French); use dance.

Danza
(Italian, Spanish); when danza refers to the
particular genre of salon music for piano
developed in Puerto Rico in the late 19th and
early 20th century, do not translate to dance in
the uniforma title: for all others, use dance.

Danzón
DISTINCTIVE (Spanish); Cuban dance form;
do not translate to "dance" in uniform title.

Darab/Darobok
TYPE (Hungarian); for "piece"; usually refers
to a complete piece of music; use this form
when it is the composer's original title; see
also morceau, pesa, pezzo, pičce, pieza,
skladba, Stück, stuk, utwór. LCNAF
89-658615

Dialog
DISTINCTIVE (German, Russian) LCCN
90-753421

Dialogo
DISTINCTIVE (Italian) LCCN 88-753460

Diálogo
DISTINCTIVE (Spanish)

Dialogue
DISTINCTIVE (English, French)

Diptych
DISTINCTIVE (English, French)

Diversion
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 84-759886

Divertimento/Divertimenti
TYPE (English, German, Hungarian, Italian,
Spanish); use for divertisment, divertissement
(instrumental works only) LCNAF 85-204057

Divertisment
(Russian); use divertimento (for instrumental
works). Also a type of 17th-18th century
French musical-dramatic entertainment. When
found in this contet do not use divertimento.

Divertissement
(French); use divertimento (for instrumental
works)

Dixit Dominus
DISTINCTIVE (Latin) LCNAF 81-63055

Doble fuga
(Spanish); use double fugue.

Doppelfuge
(German); use double fugue.

Doppelquartett
DISTINCTIVE (German) LCCN 84-755180

Double concerto
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 88-753679

Double fugue/Double fugues
TYPE (English, French); sue for doble fuga,
Doppelfuge, dupla fúga, dvoinaia fuga, fuga
doble, fuga doppia, kettos fúga. LCCN
88-751515

Duet/Duets
TYPE (English); use for duet, dueto, Duett,
duetto, duo dueto, kettos. LCNAF 81-104396

Dueto
(Spanish); use duet.

Duett
(German, Hungarian); use duet.

Duetto
(French, Italian); use duet.

Dumka
DISTINCTIVE (English, French, German,
Hungarian, Italian) LCCN 83-743068

Duo
(Italian); use duet.

Duo concertante
DISTINCTIVE when a 20th century work.
Apply MCD 25.28: for pre-20th century
works with titles such as duo concertant,
quartetto concertant, etc. (but not titles naming
a form, such as sinfonie concertante, rondeau
concertante, etc.) consider the word
"concertante" or its equivalent to be an
adjective or epithet not part of the original title
of the work, and omit it from the uniform
title. For treatment of duo, see duet.

Dupla fúga
(Hungarian); use double fugue.

Dvoinaia fuga
(Russian); use double fugue.


E


Ecossaise/Ecossaisses
TYPE (English, French, Hungarian); use for
chotis, escosesa, Schottische, scozzese.
LCNAF 85-296650

Ejercicio/Ejercicios
DISTINCTIVE (Spanish) LCCN 86-752547

Eksprompt
(Russian); use impromptu.

Elegia
(Italian); use elegy (for instrumental works
only); distinctive title for non-instrumental
works.

Élégie
(French); use elegy (for instrumental works
only); distinctive title for non-instrumental
works.

Elegie
(German); use elegy (for instrumental works
only); distinctive title for non-instrumental
works.

Elegiia
(Russian); use elegy (for instrumental works
only); distinctive title for non-instrumental
works.

Elegy/Elegies
TYPE (English); for instrumental works only;
see MCB v. 17, no. 8, p. 9: Questions to LC:
"for non-instrumental works, treat composer's
original title as distinctive." Use for elegia,
Elegie, élégie, elegiia. LCNAF 82-3090

Entrada
(Spanish); use intrada.

Entwurf
DISTINCTIVE (German)

Episode
DISTINCTIVE (English, French, German)
LCCN 91-751599

Episodio
DISTINCTIVE (Italian, Spanish)

Epizód
DISTINCTIVE (Hungarian) LCCN
86-750155

Escocesa
(Spanish); use ecossaise.

Esercizio/Esercizi
DISTINCTIVE (Italian)

Eskiz
DISTINCTIVE (Russian)

Esquisse
DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 91-750527

Estudio/Estudios
TYPE (Spanish); for "etude". Use this form
when it is the composer's original title. See
also etiiud, etude, etüde, studie, studio.
LCNAF 91-124049

Etiud/Etiudy
TYPE (Russian); for "etude". Use this form
when it is the composer's original title. See
also estudio, etude, Etüde, studie, studio.
LCCN 84-756765

Etude/Etudes
TYPE (English, French); use this form when
it is the composer's original title. See also
estudio, etiud, studie, studio. LCNAF 82-1180

Etüde/Etüden
TYPE (German); for "etude"; use this form
when it is the composer's original title. See
also estudio, etiud, etude, studie, studio.

Exercise/Exercises
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 88-754031


F


Fancie
(English); see fancy

Fancy/Fancies
TYPE (English); use for fancie, fansye,
phancy, phansie. LCCN 85-753312

Fanfara
(Italian, Russian); use fanfare.

Fanfare/Fanfares
TYPE (English, French, German); use for
fanfara, fanfarra, fanfarria. LCNAF
88-646761

Fanfarra
(Spanish); use fanfare.

Fanfarria
(Spanish); use fanfare.

Fansye
(english); use fancy.

Fantaisie/Fantaisies
TYPE (French); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also fantasia
(English), fantasia (Italian), Fantasie, fantasy,
Phantasie, phantasy. LCNAF 86-2051

Fantasia/Fantasias
TYPE (English); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also fantaisie
fantasia (Italian), Fantasie, fantasy, Phantasie,
phantasy. LCCN 83-750125

Fantasia/Fantasie
TYPE (Italian); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also fantaisie,
Phantasie, phantasy.

Fantasie/Fantasien
TYPE (German); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also fantaisie,
fantasia (English), fantasia (Italian), fantasy,
Phantasie, phantasy. LCNAF 85-1126

Fantasy/Fantasies
TYPE (English); use this form when it is the
composer's original title; see also fantaisie,
fantasia (english), fantasia (Italian), Fantasie,
Phantasie, phantasy. LCNAF 87-822359

Fuga
(Italian, Russian, Spanish); use fugue.

Fuga doble
(Spanish); use double fugue.

Fuga doppia
(Italian); use double fugue.

Fuge
(German); use fugue.

Fugue/Fugues
TYPE (English, French); use for fuga, Fuge.
LCNAF 87-112259


G
Gagliarda
(Italian); use galliard.

Gaillarde
(French, German); use galliard.

Galiarda
(Russian); use galliard.

Gallarda
(Spanish); use galliard.

Galliard/Galliards
TYPE (English); use for gagliarda, gaillarde,
galiarda, gallarda. LCNAF 89-613610

Galop/Galops
TYPE (English, French, Italian, Russian,
Spanish); use for Galopp. LCCN 87-754637

Galopp
(German); use galop.

Gavot
(Russian); use gavotte.

Gavota
(spanish); use gavotte.

Gavotta
(Italian); use gavotte.

Gavotte/Gavottes
TYPE (english, French, German); use for
gavot, gavota, gavotta. LCNAF 89-653244

Gesang/Gesänge
TYPE (German); German song or choral
work; use for works of this type in German
and only for sets specifically titled by the
composer, e.g., Becker, Gunther [Gesang];
Beethoven, Ludwig van [Gesänge, op. 75];
Kreutzer, Conradin [Gesänge, men's voices,
op 24] For miscellaneous collections use
"song", e.g. [Songs. Selections] LCNAF
87-803379

Giga
(Italian, Spanish); use gigue.

Gigue/Gigues
TYPE (english, French, German); use for
giga, jig, jiga, zhiga. LCNAF 85-133796

Gimno
(russian); use hymn (for vocal works)

Glee/Glees
TYPE (English); an English part-song for
three or more voices; usually used as a
collective uniform title.

Gloria
TYPE (Latin); liturgical (see note 3, p. ii);
second item of Ordinary of mass. LCNAF
81-46728

Gradal
DISTINCTIVE (Russian)

Gradual/Graduals
TYPE (English, German, Spanish); an item of
the Proper of the mass; usually used as a
collective uniform title. LCCN 85-752240

Graduale
TYPE (Italian)

Graduále
TYPE (Hungarian)

Graduel
TYPE (French)


H


Homage
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 84-755090

Hommage
DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 91-758186

Humoresca
(Spanish); use humoresque.

Humoreske
(German); use humoresque.

Humoresque/Humoresques
TYPE (English, French); use for humoresca.
Humoreske, humoreszk, iumoreska, umoresca.
LCNAF 82-138256

Humoreszk
(Hungarian); use humoresque.

Hymn/Hymns
TYPE (English); for vocal music; usually
used as a collective uniform title; use for
gimno, himno, Hymne, inno. LCNAF
88-608072

Hymne
(German); ue hymn (for vocal works)

I


Impovizáció
(Hungarian); use improvisation.

Impromptu/Impromptus
TYPE (English, French, German, Hungarian,
Spanish); use for eksprompt. LCNAF
82-106643

Improvisación
(Spanish); use improvisation.

Improvisation/Improvisations
TYPE (english, French, German); use for
improvisación, improvizálás, improvizatsiia,
improvvisazione, rögtönzés; the Italian
"improvviso" and Spanish "improviso" are not
cognates. LCNAF 90-660529

Improvizálás
(Hungarian); use improvisation.

Improvizatsiia
(Russian); use improvisation.

Improvvisazione
(Italian); use improvisation.

Improviso
DISTINCTIVE (Spanish)

Improvviso
DISTINCTIVE (Italian) LCCN 82-771855

In nomine/In nomines
TYPE (Latin) LCNAF 84-21965

Induló
(Hungarian); use march.

Inno
(Italian); use hymn (for vocal works)

Interlude/Interludes
TYPE (English, French); use for interludio,
Interludium. LCCN 87-770187

Interludio
(Italian, spanish); use interlude.

Interludium
(German); use interlude.

Intermetstso
(Russian); use intermezzo.

Intermezzo/Intermezzi
TYPE (English, French, German, Italian,
spanish); use for intermetstso, Zwishenakt.
LCCN 83-75162

Intrada/Intradas
TYPE (English, French, German, Italain,
Russian); use for entrada. LCCN 84-758617

Introducción
(Spanish); use introduction.

Introduction/Introductions
TYPE (english, French); usually used as the
first part of a larger work, although single
works with the title do exist, e.g., Telemann,
Georg Philipp (Introduction, recorders (2),
continuo, C major); use for introducción,
Introduktion, introduktsiia, introduzine. LCCN
88-750963

Introduktion
(German); use introduction.

Introduktsiia
(Russian); use introduction.

Introduzione
(Italian); use introduction.

Introit/Introits
TYPE (english, French, Latin); an item of the
proper of the mass; usually used as a
collective uniform title. LCCN 84-758617

Invención
(spanish); use invention.

Invention/Inventions
tYPE (English, French, German); use for
invención, inventsiia, invenzione. LCNAF
81-134769

Inventsiia
(Russian); use invention.

Invenzione
(Italian); use invention.

IUmoreska
(Russian); use humoresque.

J

Jig
(English); use gigue.

Jiga
(Spanish); use gigue.

K

Kammerkonzert
DISTINCTIVE (German) LCCN 85-752917

Kanon
(German, Russian); use canon.

Kánon
(Hungarian); use canon.

Kantabile
(Russian); use cantabile.

Kantate
(German); use cantata (for collective uniform
titles)

Kantigas
(Russian); use Cantiga.

Kantikum
(Russian); use canticle.

Kantilena
DISTINCTIVE (Russian)

Kantilene
DISTINCTIVE (German)

Kaprichch
(Russian); use caprice.

Kaprichchio
(Russian); use capriccio.

Kassation
(German); use cassation.

Kassatsiia
(Russian); use cassation.

Kavatina
DISTINCTIVE (Russian)

Kavatine
DISTINCTIVE (German)

Kettös
(Hungarian); use double fugue.

Kettös fúga
(Hungarian); use double fugue.

Khoral
(Russian); use chorale.

Klage
DISTINCTIVE (German)

Komposition
(German); use composition.

Kompozitsiia
(Russian); use composition.

Kontrans
(Russian); use country dance.

Kontratánc
(Hungarian); use country dance.

Kontretänze
(German); use country dance.

Kontsert
(Russian); use concerto.

Kontsertshtiuk
DISTINCTIVE (Russian)

Konzert
(German); use concerto.

Konzertant
(German); use concertante.

Konzertstuck
DISTINCTIVE (German) LCCN 90-751107

Kvarter
(Russian); use quartet.

Kvintet
(Russian); use quintet.

Kvodlibet
(Russian); use quodlibet.

Kyrit
TYPE (Greek); liturgical (see note 3, p. ii);

first item of Ordinary of mass. LCNAF
87-809336

L

Laendler
(Fench); use Ländler.

Lament
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 83-750118

Lamentáció
DISTINCTIVE (Hungarian)

Lamentación
DISTINCTIVE (Spanish)

Lamentation
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 86-750678

Lamentazione
DISTINCTIVE (Italian)

Lamento
DISTINCTIVE (Italian, Spanish) LCCN
86-750914

Ländler/Ländlers
TYPE (German); use for laendler, lendler.
LCNAF 85-72639

Largo/Largos
TYPE (Italian)

Legend
DISTINCTIVE (English) LCCN 84-743090

Legende
DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 87-75200

Lendler
(Italian); use Ländler.

Lied/Lieder
TYPE (German): use as type only when
applied to vocal work: see Gesang for
treatment; apply MCD 25.27A1 footnote 9
when applied to instrumental work. LCNAF
86-133944

Litanei
DISTINCTIVE (German)

Litania
DISTINCTIVE (Italian) LCCN 88-753724

Litanie
DISTINCTIVE (French) LCCN 85-751076

Litany
DISTINCTIVE (English)

Lullaby/Lullabies
TYPE (English) LCCN 84-755210

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