Here are entered works for solo voice with sacred texts. Works with secular texts are entered under the heading Songs. This heading is also qualified as appropriate by voice range and specification of accompaniment, e.g. Sacred songs (High voice) with piano; Sacred songs with string orchestra; Sacred songs, Unaccompanied. --headings for specific types of sacred solo vocal works, e.g. Sacred monologues with music (Voice with instrumental ensemble); Solo cantatas, Sacred
Here are entered works on choral music. Musical compositions for or with chorus are entered under the headings Choruses; Choruses, Sacred; or Choruses, Secular, followed if appropriate by type of chorus and accompaniment.
Entered under this heading when used without a qualifier are collections of sacred choral compositions for various groups of voices (men's, mixed, women's, etc.) both accompanied and unaccompanied. For collections or single works the heading may be qualified as appropriate in the following order: 1) voice grouping; 2) number of vocal parts; and 3) specification of accompaniment or the specification, Unaccompanied.The number of vocal parts is specified when 8 or fewer if specification of accompaniment is: 1) not present; 2) Unaccompanied; 3) for continuo; 4) for a solo instrument; or 5) for 2 keyboard instruments.