J. McRee Elrod <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
... the RDA terms are split up among different lists, as
well as being in some cases too verbose and redundant (e.g., "composer
of music for a sound film" as opposed to just "composer" in a record
for a sound film).

There is no such designator in RDA.  It's "composer (expression)," which I believe you export to your clients as simply "composer".
Our questions are, will Bibframe have coding for [MARC relator] codes as well as
terms ...

If the intent is to use URIs to describe relationships currently depicted by our current use of MARC relator codes, then...

and will the present MARC codes carry over?

...they already have: <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators.html>

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