Service description

The Finnish Music Thesaurus MUSA is a special music thesaurus connected with the Finnish General Thesaurus (YSA).Its most common terms are also included in YSA.MUSA has been used in databases since 1988.The Finnish Music Thesaurus is maintained by the Finnish music cataloguing and content description group LUUMU in cooperation with the National Library of Finland.

MUSA has approximately 1,400 terms.The terms are used in coming up with index terms for music materials and topic-specific information retrieval and their use improves the accessibility of information.

Joining the service
  • Free of charge
Standards used

SFS 5471

Contact information
Service address
Kansalliskirjasto
Service users
  • Organisations
  • Enterprises
  • Private individuals
Steering responsibility

The National Library of Finland and the LUUMU group have the steering responsibility.

MUSA is maintained by the National Library of Finland while the content responsibility lies with the LUUMU group.

Organisation model
  • Partnership
Index terms: 
Key words