Preferred Bibliographic Formats
The following are suggested formats to be employed in footnotes and bibliographies in MUHL courses. They are based in Chicago Manual of Style format requirements.
Book:
Grout, Donald Jay. A History of Western Music. New York: Norton, 1974.
(e.g.) Lastname, Firstname. Title. Publication City: Publisher, Date.
Article:
Smith, Christopher J. "Broadway the Hard Way." Journal of the College Music Society 8/2 (Spring 1994): 56-90.
(e.g.) Lastname, Firstname. "Title." Journal #/# [that is, Volume/Number] (Date of publication): ##-## [that is, page numbers].
Chapter in a book
Smith, Christopher J. "A Sense of the Possible: Miles Davis and the Semiotics of Improvised Performance." In Improvisation: In the Course of Performance, 145-66. Urbana: Universit yof Illinois Press, 1998.
(e.g.) Lastname, Firstname. "Title." In Title, ##-## [that is, page numbers]. Publication City: Publisher, Date.
Dissertation
Smith, ChristopherJ. "I Can Show It to You Better Than I Can Explain It to You." Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 1999.
(e.g.) Lastname, Firstname. "Title." Type of document. Issuing University: Date.
Score
Ives, Charles E. The Country Band March. Ed. James B. Sinclair. New York: Boosey & Hawks, 1975.
(e.g.) Lastname, Firstname. Title. Ed. (if any). City: Publisher, Year of Publication.
Recording
Kuti, Fela Anikulapo. Music of Fela - Roforofo Fight. Lagos: Jofabro NigeriaJILP001, 1971.
(e.g.) Lastname, Firstname. Title. City: Catalog Number, Year of Publication.
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