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Comparison of LC and Dewey classification systems for scores

Subject

Library of Congress

Dewey

Monuments of Music M2 M780.82
Collected works
of individual masters
M3 - M4 M780.81
Instrumental Music
   1 instrument, unaccompanied
M5 - M1450
  M6 - M176
---
     Organ M6 - M19 M786.8
     Piano M20 - M39 M786.41
     Violin M40 - M44 M787.1; M787.141
     Viola M45 - M49 M787.2; M787.241
     Violoncello M50 - M54 M787.3; M787.341
     Double-Bass M55 - M58 M787.4; M787.441
     Flute M60 - M64 M788.51; M788.5141
     Oboe M65 - M69 M788.7; M788.741
     Clarinet M70 - M74 M788.62; M788.6241
     Bassoon M75 - M79 M788.8; M788.841
     Horn M80 - M84 M788.41; M788.4141
     Trumpet and Cornet M85 - M89 M788.1; M788.141
     Trombone M90 - M94 M788.2; M788.241
     Tuba M95 - M99 M788.48; M788.4841
     Saxophone M105 - M109 M788.66; M788.6641
     Harp M115 - M119 M787.5; M787.541
     Guitar M125 - M129 M787.61; M787.6141
     Drums M146 M789
     
   2 or more solo instruments M177 - M993 ---
    Duos M177 - M298 ---
     Piano (1 instrument, 2 performers) M200 - M212 M786.49; M786.491
     Piano & violin M214 - M216 M786.49; M786.492
     Piano & viola M217 - M 223 M787.1; M787.142
     Piano & violoncello M224 - M228 M787.2; M787.242
     Piano & double bass M229 - M236 M787.3; M787.342
     Piano & flute M237 - M239 M787.4; M787.442
     Piano & oboe, English horn M240 - M244 M788.51; M788.5142
     Piano & clarinet M245 - M247 M788.7; M788.742
     Piano & trumpet, cornet M248 - M252 M788.62; M788.6242
     Piano &trombone, baritone M253 - M254 M788.8; M788.842
     Piano & tuba M255 - M259 M788.41; M788.4142
     Piano & saxophone M268 - M269 M788.66; M788.6642
     Piano & harp M272 - M273 M787.5; M787.542
     Piano & 2 string instruments M286 - M287 M787.042; M787.143; M787.243, etc.
     Piano & 2 wind instruments M288 - M289 M788.042; M788.143; M788.243, etc.
     Other duos M290 - M298 M785.72
     
  Trios M300 - M385 ---
     Piano & 2 strings M310 - M314 M787.0446; M787.144; M787.244, etc.
     Piano & 2 winds M315 - M319 M788.0446; M788.144; M788.244, etc.
     Piano & 2 other solo instruments M320 - M344 M785.73
     String trios M349 - M353 M787.043; M787.143; M787.243, etc.
     Wind trios M355 - M359 M788.043; M788.143, M788.243, etc.
     Other trios M360 - M385 M785.73
     
  Quartets M400 - M485 ---
     Piano & 3 strings M410 - M414 M787.0446
     Piano & 3 winds M415 - M419 M788.0446
     Piano & 3 other solo instruments M420 - M449 M785.74
     String quartets M450 - M454 M787.044
     Wind quartets M455 - M459 M788.044
     Other quartets M460 - M485 M785.74
     
  Quintets M500 - M585 ---
     Piano & 4 other instruments M510 - M549 M787.75; M787.0456; M788.0456
     String instruments M550 - M554 M787.045
     Wind instruments M555 - M559 M788.045
     Other quintets M560 - M585 M785.75
     
  Sextets M600 - M685 M785.76; M787.0466; M788.0466; M787.046; M788.046
     
  Septets M700 - M785 M785.77; M787.0476; M788.047
     
  Octets M800 - M885 M785.78; M787.048; M788.048
     
  Nonets M900 - M985 M785.79; M787.049; M788.049
     
Orchestral, band music M1000 - M1360 ---
   Full orchestra M1000 - M1075 ---
     Symphonies M1001 M785.1
     Symphonic Poems M1002 M785.3
     Suites, Partitas, etc. M1003 M785.8
     Overtures, Preludes, etc. M1004 M785.5
     Concertos M1005 - M1041 ---
         Organ M1005 - M1006 M785.668
         Piano M1010 - M1011 M785.6641
         Strings M1012 - M1019 M785.671, etc.
         Wind M1020 - M1035 M785.681, etc.
   String Orchestra M1100 - M1160 M785.47
   Band M1200 - M1270 M785.12
     
Juvenile Instrumental Music M1375 - M1420 ---
     
Music before 1700 M1490 ---
     
Vocal Music M1495 - M2199 ---
   Secular M1497 - M1998 ---
     Dramatic M1500 - M1527 M782.1
     Choral Music, part songs, etc. M1528 - M1608 M784.1
     Songs for one voice M1611 - M1626 M784.3; M784.31
     Songs of special character M1627 - M1998 ---
         National (folk, patriotic, etc.) M 1627 - M1853 M784.4
     Juvenile M1990 - M1998 M784.624
     
   Sacred Vocal Music M1999 - M2199 ---
     Oratorios, masses, services, etc. M2000 - M2017 M783.3
     Cantatas, anthems, part songs M2018 - M2099 M783.4
     Songs for one voice M2102 - M2114 M783.671
     Hymn, Psalm, choral books M2115 - M2146 M783.9
     Liturgy and ritual M2147 - M2188 M783.2; M783.5