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Citation Styles for Music

Works Cited

Entire Book: Print version AuthorLastname, Firstname.Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Medium.

Joseph, Charles, M. Stravinsky Inside and Out. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. Print
Entire Book: Edited Haimo, Ethan and Paul Johnson, eds. Stravinsky Retrospectives. Lincoln, NE: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1987. Print.
E-book Author Lastname, Firstname.Title of book.  Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Title of Database or Website. Medium. Date you accessed it.

Horlacher, Gretchen. Building Blocks: Repetition and Continuity in Stravinsky’s Music. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. OhioLink Scholarly and Reference E-Books. Web. 24 March 2013.
Chapter in a Book
(Essay in a Festschrift)
AuthorLastname, Firstname. "Title of Chapter/Article." Title of Book. Ed. Editor's name(s). Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Pages. Medium.

Banes, Sally. "Firebird and the idea of Russianness."  The Ballets Russes and its World. Ed. Lynn Garafola and Nancy Baer. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. 117-134. Print.

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.