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Music Citations: Turabian/Chicago Style: Books

This guide will assist with formatting music citations using the Turabian/Chicago style. For more info, consult Turabian Manual: MUS REFPN203.T8 2007 or consult Chicago Manual online at:

Turabian Location

For more information, see A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition​, by Kate L. Turabian. Turabian Notes-Bibliography Style: Books 17.1.1 - 17.1.10

One Author: B=bibliography N=footnote

Editor as author

Author & Editor present

Multiple authors: B=bibliography N=footnote

Translator present

Multiple editors


Misti Shaw, the current Head of Music Library Public Services and Outreach at Indiana University Bloomington, created this fabulous Music Citations: Turabian/Chicago Style guide in 2008 and continued to edit it during her time as the Music and Performing Arts Librarian at DePauw University until May 2016.