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Music Library Guide: Uniform titles for sheet music

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Using Uniform Titles (Indiana University - School of Music - Cook Music Library)

Uniform titles in the WH Bell Music Library

Here is Mozart's Piano Concerto, K 414, arranged for performance on two pianos, published by three different publishers:

                                                                                                                             
Shelf number                  TP 781.4 MOZA TP 781.4 MOZA TP 781.4 MOZA
Author/Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

Title as on title page

Konzert in A für Klavier und Orchester,

KV 414

Concerto in A major: for piano and orchestra,

K. 414 

Konzert Nr. 12 : A dur 

Publisher Baerenreiter Schirmer Breitkopf
Uniform title

Concertos piano, orchestra K. 414 A major arr.

Concertos piano, orchestra K. 414 A major arr. Concertos piano, orchestra K. 414 A major arr.
 

The Aleph catalogue record for the Baerenreiter edition. Note the position of the Uniform title field: