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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.



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


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  • Since theses and dissertations are unpublished, the title is given in quotation marks rather than italics.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."