Book classification scheme

0. Reference sources
1. History of music

2. Persons

3. Music genres

4. Music theory

5. Performance. playing and music technology

6. Music education

7. Other musicology

8. Other fields

9. Fictional works

 

0. Reference sources

General reference works. Dictionaries 0.1
Music 0.11
Concert, opera, record, and video guides 0.12
Dictionaries
(Textbooks 8.4)
0.13
Catalogues of works. Bibliographic guides 0.2
General catalogues 0.21
Thematic catalogues 0.22
Catalogues for different instruments and ensembles 0.23
Catalogues of composer's works
(In alphabetical order according to composer)
0.24
Discographies 0.25
Bibliographies 0.26
Filmographies. Videographies 0.27
Catalogues of library, museum, and other collections 0.3
Indexes of persons and corporate bodies 0.4
General periodicals and serial publications 0.5
Periodicals 0.51
Yearbooks 0.52
Series 0.53
Source publications 0.6
Letter collections. Literary texts 0.61
Collected works 0.62
General compilations. Anniversary publications 0.63
Conference proceedings. Committee reports 0.7
Sibelius Academy theses 0.8
Doctoral theses 0.81
Licentiate's theses 0.82
Written works for doctoral degrees in Art or Development Study Programmes 0.83
Pro gradu theses (master's theses) 0.84
Other written works 0.85
Bachelor's theses 0.86
Project reports 0.87
Unpublished theses of other universities 0.9

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1. History of music

General history 1.1
Historical research. Basic concepts and research methods 1.11
Music historical research 1.2
General music history. History of musical eras
(History of specific fields in field-specific classes)
1.3
Ancient cultures. Antiquity 1.31
Middle Ages 1.32
Renaissance 1.33
Baroque 1.34
Preclassicism and Classicism 1.35
Romanticism. Turn of the 19th and 20th century 1.36
20th and 21st centuries 1.37
Finland 1.4
Nordic countries 1.5
Other European countries 1.6
Countries on other continents
(National music cultures, ethnomusicology 7.6.+)
1.7

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2. Persons

Personal history. Surveys 2.1
Personal bibliographies
(In alphabetical order according to the person in question)
2.2
Personal essay and article compilations, memoirs
(General compilations 0.62)
2.3

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3. Music genres

Art music 3.1
Instrumental music 3.11
Vocal music 3.12
Opera music. Stage music 3.13
Church music
(Hymnology and other theological fields 7.5 and 7.51)
3.14
Electroacoustic music
(Technology-oriented 5.6.
3.15
Jazz 3.2
Popular music 3.3
Music of different communities and groups
(Ethnomusicology 7.6)
3.4
Film music. Music videos 3.5

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4. Music theory

General reference works. General music theory 4.1
History of music theory 4.11
Tonal systems. Tuning systems 4.12
Keys. Tonality and modality 4.13
Elements of music 4.2
Rhythmics. Metrics. Time 4.21
Melodics 4.22
Motifs. Thematics 4.23
Structures and forms of music. Texture 4.3
Analysis techniques. Research methods 4.31
Composition analyses
(Of an individual composer's works: 2.2)
4.311
Harmonics. Harmonisation 4.32
Basso continuo 4.321
Polyphony. Counterpoint 4.33
Form
(Music genres 3.)
4.34
Style 4.35
Composition techniques 4.36
Notation 4.4
Palaeography 4.41
Autography 4.42
Tone. Instrumentation. Arrangement 4.5
Ear training 4.6
Theory of modern music
(History of modern music 1.3
4.7

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5. Performance. playing and music technology

General reference works 5.1
Instruments. Types of instruments 5.11
Performance. Expression 5.12
Performance practices 5.121
Practical accompaniment. Improvisation 5.122
Orchestras and instrument ensembles 5.13
Choirs and vocal ensembles 5.14
Conducting 5.15
Score playing 5.151
Keyboard instruments 5.2
Piano 5.21
Harpsichord. Spinet. Virginal 5.22
Clavichord 5.23
Organ 5.24
Accordion 5.25
Chordophones 5.3
Stringed instruments 5.31
Violin 5.311
Viola 5.312
Cello 5.313
Double bass 5.314
Plucked string instruments 5.32
Wind instruments 5.4
Woodwinds 5.41
Brass instruments 5.42
Percussion 5.5
Electroacoustic instruments. Technology of electroacoustic music
(IT and electronics 7.83)
5.6
Singing. Human voice 5.7
Other instruments. Technical equipment 5.8
Sound recording and reproduction technology 5.9

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6. Music education

Pedagogics. Educational and developmental psychology 6.1
Educational science. Research methods 6.11
Educational service. Universities and institutions of higher education 6.12
General reference works on music education. History of music education 6.2
Music schools 6.21
Different levels of music education 6.3
Early childhood music education 6.31
Music teaching at comprehensive schools 6.32
Music teaching at music schools 6.33
Study materials. Teacher's manuals 6.4

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7. Other musicology

Scientific research. Philosophy of science 7.1
Scientific methods
(Scientific methods of specific fields in field-specific classes
7.11
General reference works on musicology 7.2
Musicological research. History and research methods 7.21
Philosophy. Aesthetics and art research 7.3
Reviews 7.31
Linguistics. Semiotics. Information theory 7.4
Theology. Christian churches 7.5
Hymnology 7.51
Cultural anthropology. Ethnomusicology
(Music of different communities and groups 3.4)
7.6
Finno-Ugric peoples 7.61
Nordic peoples 7.62
Other European peoples 7.63
Peoples in other continents 7.64
Behavioural and social sciences 7.7
Psychology and psychotherapy
(Psychology of specific fields in field-specific classes)
7.71
Musicality. Tests 7.711
Music therapy 7.712
Sociology. Society 7.72
Musical institutions. Music organisations. Choirs and orchestras 7.721
Careers in music. Careers in arts 7.722
Publishing. Trade 7.723
Incorporeal rights
(Other legislation 8.3.)
7.724
Mass communication. Media 7.725
Arts management 7.726
Natural sciences. Medicine
(Here also Alexander Technique)
7.8
Acoustics 7.81
Sensory physiology
(Hearing as a psychological phenomenon 7.711)
7.82
Automatic data processing. Electronics
(Technology of electronic music 5.6)
7.83
Mathematics. Statistics 7.84
Art 7.9
Visual arts and architecture 7.91
Theatre and cinema
(Stage music 3.13. Film music 3.5)
7.92
Literary studies. Folklore research 7.93
Rhetoric and elocution
(Relationship between music and rhetoric 7.3)
7.94
Dance. Music and movement
(Ballet music 3.13)
7.95

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8. Other fields

Libraries. Library science 8.1
Information retrieval. Information literacy 8.11
Finnish. Language and linguistics. Thesis guides
(Rhetoric and elocution 7.94
8.2
Legislation
(Incorporeal rights 7.724)
8.3
Languages
(Dictionaries 0.13)
8.4

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9. Fictional works

Prose 9.1
Plays 9.2
Poems 9.3
Librettos 9.4
Song lyrics 9.5

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