Citing Music

Click on the following links for information about formats for music citations (e.g. style guides):

Citing MUSIC SOURCES (2010) - in PDF format

An expanded version of a document originating from Western's Don Wright Faculty of Music-- the former Music History Department, now part of the Department of Music Research and Composition. Includes instructions and examples for citing material from secondary sources, booklets from commercial recordings, electronic sources, etc.

The previous PDF version of Citing Music (2007) has been withdrawn and is is no longer available; If you really need the 2007 version, please consult the HTML version (below), with the caveat!

Citing MUSIC SOURCES in your essay and bibliography using "Turabian" Style - 2007 revision - HTML format   Please beware - the formatting is not optimal in this html document. I advise consulting the PDF version, for greater accuracy of spacing, etc.




Purdue Online Writing Lab - the site for non-Purdue visitors - GREAT information and tips!  Sections include:  Process, Rhetoric and Logic, Different Kinds of Essay Genres, Style and Language, and Citation.