Lyra Music -- See Hurdy-gurdy music Here are entered compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for solo hurdy-gurdy, and collections of compositions in several forms or types for solo hurdy-gurdy. --headings for forms and types of music that include "hurdy-gurdy" or "hurdy-gurdies" and headings with medium of performance that include "hurdy-gurdy" or "hurdy-gurdies"
Lyric Drama -- See Opera Here are entered general works about opera. Musical compositions in this form are entered under the heading Operas. --subdivision In opera under names of individual persons, under names of individual deities, mythological and legendary figures, and fictitious characters, and under names of countries, cities, etc., for works on those persons and places in opera.
Lyric Theater -- See Musical theater Here are entered works on the broad area of music in the theater including opera, musical comedy, pantomime, revues, etc., and works about more than one such type. Musical works, often small in scale and primarily of the 20th century, that combine elements of music, drama, and sometimes dance in unconventional ways that result in works distinct from traditional forms are entered under Music theater.