Examples of Classification for Artistic Performances

Note: format term was not used prior to 2005

Performance of a single literary work:

245 0 0 ‡a Party time ‡h [videorecording] / ‡c Picture Base International production for Channel Four ; produced by Michael Custance ; written and directed by Harold Pinter.
260     ‡a Princeton, NJ : ‡b Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ‡c c2003.
300     ‡a 1 videodisc (35 min.) : ‡b sd., col. ; ‡c 4 3/4 in.
500     ‡a A 1992 production of Harold Pinter's play, originally performed at the Almeida Theatre, London.

Classed to PR6066.I58 (for Pinter); then cuttered to work, P373 (Party time):

852 0 0 ‡b sml ‡h PR6066.I58 ‡i P373 2003 DVD

Performance of a single choreographic work:

Bibliographic record:

050   4 ‡a GV1783.2 ‡b .Q37 1999
245 0 0 ‡a Quartett ‡h [videorecording] / ‡c video production, Rosas and Audiovisuele Dienst K.U. Leuven ; camera direction and editing, Danny Butaye ; performance created by Jolente de Keersmaeker ... [et al.].
260     ‡a Brussels : ‡b Rosas : ‡b Av dienst : ‡b De Munt/La Monnaie, ‡c c1999.
300     ‡a 1 videocassette (79 min.) : ‡b sd., col. ; ‡c 1/2 in.
518     ‡a Videotaped in performance at De Velinx, Tongeren, Belgium, in April 1999.
630 0 0 ‡a Quartett (Choreographic work : Keersmaeker)

Classed to Modern or Expressionistic Dance. Individual dances by title, A-Z. NOTE: prior to 2005 some records were assigned a second cutter to the main entry.

852 0 0 ‡b sml ‡h GV1783.2 ‡i .Q37 1999 VHS (LC)

Performances of a collection of works by a single choreographer:

245 0 0 ‡a 3 by Martha Graham ‡h [videorecording] / ‡c Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance, Inc. ; produced by H.R. Poindexter ; directed by Dave Wilson ; choreography by Martha Graham.
260     ‡a Santa Monica, CA : ‡b [Pyramid Home Video, ‡c 199-?]
300     ‡a 1 videocassette (86 min.) : ‡b sd., col. ; ‡c 1/2 in.
520     ‡a Martha Graham and her dance company present three modern dances. Originally airing as a special television event, the works offer three distinct Graham styles.

Classed to dance-individual biography (GV1785), first cutter to choreographer G7 (Graham), second cutter to selections (A25 from SCM Shelflisting Biography Table G 320).

852 0 0 ‡b sml ‡h GV1785.G7 ‡i A25 1990Z VHS (LC)

Performance art. Note that the main entry is to title, not to Finley.

245 0 4 ‡a The constant state of desire ‡h [videorecording] / ‡c Karen Finley.
260     ‡a New York, NY : ‡b Electronic Arts Intermix, ‡c 2001]
300     ‡a 1 videocassette (65 min.) : ‡b sd., col. ; ‡c 1/2 in.
518     ‡a Taped in 1989 during a performance at the Edge of the Looking Glass Theatre, Chicago.

Classed to literature number based on Orbis usage:

852 0 0 ‡b sml ‡h PS3556.I54794 ‡i C86 2001 VHS

Opera. Note that the main entry is to title, not to Puccini, even though the score would be entered under Puccini.

245 0 3 ‡a La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini ‡h [videorecording] / ‡c Australian Opera.
246 1   ‡i Title on box: ‡a Baz Luhrman's production of Puccini's La Bohème
260     ‡a [Sydney] : ‡b Australian Broadcasting Corp. ; ‡a Chatsworth, CA : ‡b Image Entertainment, ‡c c2002.
300     ‡a 1 DVD (112 min.) : ‡b sd., col. ; ‡c 4 3/4 in.
518     ‡a Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House, 25 February 1993.

Classed to M1500 (complete opera scores); first cutter to Puccini; second cutter to Boheme.

852 0 0 ‡b sml ‡h M1500.P965 ‡i B63 2002 DVD (LC)