Unlike the title of a book, the title of a piece of classical music can vary quite a bit. There are often differences in terms of language and/or wording.
This can make searching and finding what you're looking for a bit tricky.
- Generic titles, those that use standard musical terms like sonata, symphony, concerto, mass, etc.
- Distinctive titles, like The Marriage of Figaro, are more unique and do not use generic musical terms.
For example, W.A. Mozart's String Quartet (K.387) could appear as:
For example, The Marriage of Figaro could appear as: