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Abbreviations for MUSICAL WORKS

List of fields Definition
Name (r) Name of composer, Western
Name (o) Name of composer, original script
Title (r) Title of work, Western style (if translation, in English); if the editor provides a translation, add * at the end. Example: My Title*
Title (o) Title of work, original script
Title (t) Title of work, transcription in normalized system (pinyin, Hepburn...)
Birth Y Year of birth
Birth C Country of birth
GENDER Female; Male; N/A: not Applicable; TBA: to be added
MEDIA SPEC Media specification. Indicates the nature of the piece
DATE Date of premiere
PERFORMER(s) Name(s) of performer(s) of the performance in Asia
1st PERF Location and name of venue of Premiere
CONTEXT Name of the Festival or Series of concerts
DURATION Duration expressed in minutes, seconds. Format: hhh:mm:ss
INSTR Instruments used in the live performance. List of instruments.
CYCLE If the piece is part of a cycle, name the cycle
MEDIA in W List of media used in the piece
SETUP Overall specification of electronic setup. Link to external file
PROD LOC Studio type: institutional or private; name of studio; name of assistant
PROD PER Periods of production
PUBLISHER Publisher (score and/or materials)
AUDIO Link to recording or audio materials
PROG. NOTE Short text or hyperlink to an external PDF
RECEPTION Reception information of the work (reviews)
EDITOR Initials of the entry editor

Abbreviations for WRITINGS

List of fields Definition
Name (r) Name of composer, Western
Name (o) Name of composer, original script
Title (r) Title, Western style (if translation, in English); if the editor provides a translation, add * at the end. Example: My Title*
Title (o) Title, original script
Title (t) Title, transcription in normalized system (pinyin, Hepburn...)
Edition Complete reference of the item (except year)
YEAR Year of publication
REGION(s) Specification of the Country of Region which is the focus of the item
ORIGIN Specification of the source of the document
TYPE OF DOCUMENT Scrolling list: Abstract, Article, Book, Grey (academic dissertation, unpublished document), Liner Notes, Report
LANGUAGE language in which the item is written (if several languages are used, note in COMMENT)
COMMENT Additional information
ABSTRACT If available
LINK Hypertext link
FILE Hypertext link to the document (PDF, HTML, etc.)
EDITOR Initials of the entry editor (or name in full)