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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

 

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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