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Best Practices for Using LCMPT Version 1.4 and LCGFT Version 1.2 now available

The Vocabularies Subcommittee (Cataloging and Metadata Committee, Music Library Association) is pleased to announce the release of Best Practices for Using LCMPT v.1.4 (July 8, 2019) and Best Practices for Using LCGFT for Music Resources v.1.2 (July 8, 2019). Current MLA best practices as well as superseded versions for historical interest may be found at https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/cmc_mlabestpractices. If you have the BPs bookmarked, please make sure your link takes you to the current version. LCMPT v.1.4 In addition to organizational and style changes, including a table of contents, version 1.4 of the BPs for LCMPT is significantly expanded. Added sections and examples include: MARC coding: alternative instruments, hymns and similar vocal works, vocal range abbreviations, use of $3 Partial medium of performance statements: use case for choice to omit field 382 Band and wind ensemble: new section Number of hands: added examples Entirely unspecified medium: new section Visuals and Mixed media:

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Encoding Standards Business Meeting Agenda for St. Louis 2019

In conjunction with the Music Library Associations 2019 Annual Meeting, the Encoding Standards Subcommittee of the Cataloging and Metadata Committee will meet Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. The ESS meeting will take place in the New York Central/Illinois Central Rooms of the conference hotel, the Union Station Hilton in St. Louis. Check out the agenda here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14AUPxESy-Sn3AwGCALmb77ZfKzoLJK5c/view?usp=sharing We hope you can join us!

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MLA 2019 Schedule

Using my Sched account, I have assembled my schedule for MOUG and MLA 2019 in St. Louis and am sharing it in the interest of promoting sessions relevant to cataloging and metadata. I have included all CMC business meetings and all sessions sponsored or co-sponsored by CMC, as well as MOUG sessions, MLA plenary sessions, and a few other relevant sessions and events. Enjoy! My schedule: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S_OZBgDOH9vL4UD4_qz2IzO6QCsR6LRO/view?usp=sharing Full schedule: http://conferences.blog.musiclibraryassoc.org/program/ Thanks, Tracey Snyder Chair, Cataloging and Metadata Committee, Music Library Association

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CMC call for new members 2019

The MLA Cataloging and Metadata Committee invites all interested persons to apply for membership on its subcommittees. There are 2-5 open positions on all CMC subcommittees: Content Standards, Encoding Standards, and Vocabularies. See the Groups page (https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/cmc_groups) and the Contact page (https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/mpage/cmc_contact) for more information. If you are interested in serving on a CMC subcommittee (a four-year term), please send a brief application to the CMC chair and any of the current subcommittee chairs. Applications must be in writing and should state: 1) your specific interest with regards to the subcommittee(s) to which you would like to apply and your order of preference of subcommittees; 2) your cataloging/metadata background; and 3) your abilities to meet CMC service expectations. Applications must be received via email or posted to the bulletin board at the MLA conference by end of day on the Friday of MLA. (Email is preferable, and early submission is

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OCLC Music Toolkit installer updates, January 2019

Current and future users of the OCLC Music Toolkit are encouraged to download the updated installer from http://files.library.northwestern.edu/public/Music382/. Changes include: Accompanying document by Gary Strawn, “Deriving bibliographic fields for music.docx” updated (January 5, 2019) (in “Docs” folder) 650/655 mapping changes/additions: 650 Pastoral music (Secular) –> Pastoral music 650 Villancicos (Music) –> Villancicos (Music) 650 $v Fake books –> 655 Fakebooks (Music) 655 Chamber music not generated for solo music with medium in parenthesis 650 Concertos (instrumental ensemble) generates medium of “instrumental ensemble” only 650 Songs without words (Instrumental music) generates “instrument” (fix from “singer”) 650 $v “Parts (solo)” does not generate medium from terms in $a after “with” 650 [Instrument] $v Methods; [Instrument] $v Studies and exercises; 650 [Instrument] $v Orchestral excerpts generate medium for instrument, including in cases where stylistic qualifiers or subsequent subdivisions are present. Cross references added for forms where the term in instrument SH and medium

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OCLC Music Toolkit installer updates, October 2018

Current and future users of the OCLC Music Toolkit are encouraged to download the updated installer from http://files.library.northwestern.edu/public/Music382/. Updates in the October 24, 2018 version include: 382/LCMPT LCSH “harp” mapping changed, to LCMPT “pedal harp” LCSH “[Instrument] $v Studies and exercises” and “[Instrument] $v Studies and exercises, Juvenile” generate LCMPT for solo instrument LCSH subdivisions “Excerpts” and “Excerpts, Arranged” do not prevent generation of field 382 for medium in $a Calculation of number subfields: added terms ending in “orchestra” or “choir” to terms considered an ensemble Calculation of number subfields: confirmed that $r adds number from $b and $a (soloists and non-soloist individual performers, when ensemble involved) [no change] 655/LCGFT LCSH “Memorial music” mapping changed, from “Functional music” to “Memorial music” LCSH “Romances (Music)” mapping added, to “Romances (Music)” Comp (008/18-19; 006/01-02) mappings: cn mapping added, to “Canons (Music)” nc mapping changed, from “Art music” to “Nocturnes (Music)” ft mapping

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