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ready Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music

Abbreviation: LCMPT

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The Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus (LCMPT) for Music is a stand-alone vocabulary that provides terminology to describe the instruments, voices, etc., used in the performance of musical works. The core terms in LCMPT are based chiefly on existing LC subject headings (LCSH), but some additional terms that do not already appear in LCSH have also been included.


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How to cite this record LCMPT; Library of Congress Medium of Performance Thesaurus for Music; DOI:; Last edited: March 25, 2021, 1:12 p.m.; Last accessed: Jul 31 2021 11:41 p.m.

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Record updated: March 25, 2021, 1 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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