Field definition and scope:

Field 348 contains the musical or physical layout of the content of a resource that is presented in the form of musical notation.

Multiple formats from the same source vocabulary or code list may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield $a (Format of notated music term) and subfield $b (Format of notated music code).  Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.

Field 348 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, National-level (NLR) and Minimal-level (MLR) record requirements, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

NLR

MLR

Repeatability

Field 348

Format of Notated Music

 

 

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

 

$a

Format of notated music term

M

O

R

$b

Format of notated music code

M

O

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

 

O

R

$2

Source of term

M

O

NR

$3

Materials specified

O

O

NR

$6

Linkage

A

O

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

O

O

R

Content designator history:

Field 348 - Format of Notated Music  [new, 2015]

Related MARC field or document:

RDA in MARC Bibliographic Data

See also:

3XX  Physical Description, Etc. Fields

Variable Data Fields