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BR number Bartók System's reference code. It starts with A, B, C or F, which is followed by a space and then comes the rest of the code. For example A 1 or B 6a or C 1a(1) or F 1.
Code You can search for the reference code of the sound recording, the inventory number of the record card, and the abbreviation of the publication in the following general format:
Museum phonograph cylinder: MH_0000x
Kodály phonograph: KF_000x
Gramophone record: Gr_000Xx
Inventory number of the record cards: BR_00000
Abbreviations for the publications: Bartalus, Domokos 1931, EMN, Ethnographia, Kiss Á, Kiss D, MND, MNGy XIV, Mo. és Erd., SN, Színi
Text incipit Writing in this field a word or expression either according to the transcription or in the colloquial form will return results that contain that word or that expression anywhere in the first line.
Cadence There should be a space between cadence numbers, and the main cadence number should be written between brackets. For example 1 (5) 2 1 or 1 (b3) 1 1. You don't have to enter the complete cadence, so when using the search term (b3) the search will return all melodies with the b3 main cadence, and when using b3, the search will match all melodies with a b3 cadence.
County ofIn addition to the counties of the Hungarian Kingdom between 1881 and 1918 here you can choose Moldva (Moldavia) and Bukovina.
Locality It is either the place of the recording or the informant’s locality of origin. In most of the cases these are the same.
Informant The name of the same informant might appear differently on different record cards. Names were unified in the database so that each informant appears only once in the list of informants.