What is lyrics?

lyrics meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The words of a song or musical drama, as opposed to its music. In libraries, songs and musicals are cataloged under the name of the composer, with an added entry under the name of the lyricist when the words were written by a person other than the composer (examples: Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein who wrote the words for musical works composed by Richard Rodgers). For examples, try the Yahoo! list of lyrics Web sites. Compare with lyric.


reference: ABC-CLIO