Here are entered collections of sacred musical works in which spoken language is an integral part. Individual works and collections for a specific medium of performance are entered under the heading followed by the medium. The medium "instrumental ensemble" stands for two or more different solo instruments; "voice" for solo voice of high, low, or medium range; and "chorus" for men's, mixed, women's, or children's voices in two or more parts. Collections of secular, or sacred and secular, musical works in which spoken language is an integral part are entered under Monologues with music.
Here are entered collections of sacred part songs in several languages or in Latin. Collections of sacred part songs entirely in a language other than Latin, and individual sacred part songs in other languages, are assigned an additional heading for part songs qualified by the language, e.g. Part songs, English.Sacred part songs in specific forms are entered under the form, e.g. Anthems; Motets; etc.