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A Guide for Music Citation - Chicago/Turabian Style

This guide supports music students by providing examples and tips for Chicago/Turabian style citation. It covers all types of music sources, including texts, scores, and recordings.

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F:

1. Beth K. Aracena, “Singing Salvation: Jesuit Musics in Colonial Chile, 1600–1767” (PhD diss., University of Chicago, 1999), 132.

B:

Aracena, Beth K. “Singing Salvation: Jesuit Musics in Colonial Chile, 1600–1767.” PhD diss., University of Chicago, 1999.

  • Since theses and dissertations are unpublished, the title is given in quotation marks rather than italics.
  • For a thesis, replace "PhD diss." with "master's thesis."

Online

F:

1. Sarah K. Sarver, "Embedded and Parenthetical Chromaticism: A Study of their Structural and Dramatic Implications in Selected Works by Richard Strauss" (PhD diss., Florida State University, 2010), 21-22, accessed July 2, 2016, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses.

B:

Sarver, Sarah K. "Embedded and Parenthetical Chromaticism: A Study of their Structural and Dramatic Implications in Selected Works by Richard Strauss." PhD diss., Florida State University, 2010. Accessed July 2, 2016. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses.

  • If you did not use a database, provide the URL instead of the database name. Provide the recommended URL if given.