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BISAC Subject Headings List, Music
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MUSIC

Multiple subjects may be used to describe a work fully: for example, a discography of folk music could be assigned "MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Folk & Traditional" and "MUSIC / Discography & Buyer's Guides".

MUS000000  MUSIC / General

MUS004000  MUSIC / Business Aspects

                     MUSIC / Buyer's Guides see Discography & Buyer's Guides

                     MUSIC / Christian see headings under Religious

MUS012000  MUSIC / Discography & Buyer's Guides

MUS014000  MUSIC / Ethnic

MUS015000  MUSIC / Ethnomusicology

MUS049000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / General

MUS002000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Ballet

MUS053000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Big Band & Swing

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Bluegrass see Genres & Styles / Country & Bluegrass

MUS003000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Blues

MUS005000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Chamber

MUS026000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Children's

MUS051000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Choral

MUS006000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Computer see Genres & Styles / Electronic

MUS010000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Country & Bluegrass

MUS011000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Dance

MUS013000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Electronic

MUS017000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Folk & Traditional

MUS019000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Heavy Metal

MUS024000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / International

MUS025000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Jazz

MUS036000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Latin

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Lullabies see Genres & Styles / Children's

MUS045000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Military & Marches

MUS046000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Musicals

MUS027000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / New Age

MUS028000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Opera

MUS029000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Pop Vocal

MUS030000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Punk

MUS031000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop

MUS047000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Reggae

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Religious see headings under Religious

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rhythm & Blues see Genres & Styles / Soul & R 'n B

MUS035000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rock

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Salsa see Genres & Styles / Latin

MUS039000  MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Soul & R 'n B

                     MUSIC / Genres & Styles / World Beat see Genres & Styles / International

MUS020000  MUSIC / History & Criticism

MUS050000  MUSIC / Individual Composer & Musician

MUS022000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / General

MUS001000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Appreciation

MUS007000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Composition

MUS008000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Conducting

MUS016000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Exercises

MUS038000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Songwriting

MUS040000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Techniques

MUS041000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Theory

MUS042000  MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Voice

                     MUSIC / Instruments see headings under Musical Instruments

MUS052000  MUSIC / Lyrics

MUS023000  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / General

MUS023010  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Brass

MUS023060  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Guitar

MUS023020  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Percussion

MUS023030  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Piano & Keyboard

MUS023040  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Strings

MUS023050  MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Woodwinds

MUS054000  MUSIC / Philosophy & Social Aspects

MUS037000  MUSIC / Printed Music / General

MUS037010  MUSIC / Printed Music / Artist Specific

MUS037020  MUSIC / Printed Music / Band & Orchestra

MUS037120  MUSIC / Printed Music / Brass

MUS037030  MUSIC / Printed Music / Choral

MUS037040  MUSIC / Printed Music / Guitar & Fretted Instruments

MUS037050  MUSIC / Printed Music / Mixed Collections

MUS037060  MUSIC / Printed Music / Musicals, Film & TV

MUS037070  MUSIC / Printed Music / Opera & Classical Scores

MUS037080  MUSIC / Printed Music / Percussion

MUS037090  MUSIC / Printed Music / Piano & Keyboard Repertoire

MUS037100  MUSIC / Printed Music / Piano-Vocal-Guitar

MUS037130  MUSIC / Printed Music / Strings

MUS037110  MUSIC / Printed Music / Vocal

MUS037140  MUSIC / Printed Music / Woodwinds

MUS032000  MUSIC / Recording & Reproduction

MUS033000  MUSIC / Reference

MUS048000  MUSIC / Religious / General

MUS048010  MUSIC / Religious / Christian

MUS009000  MUSIC / Religious / Contemporary Christian

MUS018000  MUSIC / Religious / Gospel

MUS021000  MUSIC / Religious / Hymns

MUS048020  MUSIC / Religious / Jewish

MUS048030  MUSIC / Religious / Muslim

                     MUSIC / Sacred see headings under Religious

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