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Citation Styles for Music: Dissertations/Theses

Style examples of bibliographic citations in music for APA, MLA & Chicago Manuals of Style.

Works Cited

Dissertation/Thesis: In print AuthorLastname, Firstname. "Title of Dissertation/Thesis." Diss. Name of University, Year. Medium.

Norvell, Loring Linwood.  "Symphony in E-flat, opus 1 by Igor Stravinsky." DMA Diss., Arizona State
         University, 1989. Print
Dissertation/Thesis: Online AuthorLastname, Firstname. "Title of Dissertation/Thesis." Diss. Name of University, Year. Medium. Date Accessed.

Davis, Carla Mia. "Effects of Early and Late Rest Intervals on Performance and Consolidation of a
           Keyboard Sequence." Ph.D. Diss., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 2007. Web. 23 February 2013.

In-Text Citations

In MLA Style, parenthetical references are used when quoting or referring to sources consulted in the body of the document.  After a quote or paraphrase, a reference including the author's name and other attributing information will be enclosed in parentheses.   For a complete description of how to compose parenthetical references, consult the following resources.