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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: http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/16/contents.html
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One Author: B=bibliography N=footnote

B:  Author Last Name, First.  Title of Book.
             City: Publisher, Year.
N:  ¹Author First Name Last, Title of Book
(City:  Publisher, Year), page numbers.

*In the Bibliographic citation, don't forget
to insert a hanging indent if your citation
takes up more than 1 line

 

Editor as author

B:  Editor Last Name, First, ed. Title of Book.
             City: Publisher, Year.
N:  ²Editor First Name Last, ed., Title of Book
(City:  Publisher, Year), page numbers.

*If more than one editor is present, use "eds." instead of "ed."

 

Author & Editor present

B:  Author Last Name, First.  Title of Book.
            Edited by First Name Last.  City:
            Publisher, Year.
N:  ³Author First Name Last, Title of Book,
ed. Editor First Name Last (City: Publisher,
Year), page numbers.

*If more than one editor is present, use "eds." instead of "ed." in footnote.

 

Multiple authors: B=bibliography N=footnote

B: Author Last Name, First and Other Author(s) First Name Last.
ex:
 Austen, Jane and Duke Ellington.  Title of Book.  etc.
ex: Austen, Jane, Duke Ellington, and Al Gore.  Title of Book.  etc.

N:  ¹Author First Name Last, Other Author(s) First Name Last.
ex:  ²Jane Austen, Duke Ellington, and Al Gore, Title of Book, etc.

Note: In the footnote, if you have more than three authors, choose
the first author on the title page, and then follow with "et al."
ex:  ³Jane Austen et al., Title of Book, etc.

 

Translator present

Translator as author:
B: Translator Last Name, First, trans.  Title of Book.  etc.
ex: Smith, John, trans. German Book of Songs. etc.
N: ¹Translator First Name Last, trans., Title of Book. etc.
ex:  ²John Smith, trans., German Book of Songs...  etc.

Translator along with author or editor
ex, B: Smith, John.  Native Instruments of Europe.  Edited by
                         Mary Q. Contrary.  Translated by Amy Walker. 
                        Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2000.
ex, B:  Smith, John.  Parallel Fifths and Other Horrors.  Translated and
                        edited by Amy Walker.  New York:  Scarecrow, 1992.

ex, N:  ³John Smith, Native Instruments of Europe, ed. Mary Q. 
Contrary, trans. Amy Walker (Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 2000), 45-61.
ex, N:  ¹John Smith, Parallel Fifths and Other Horrors, trans. and ed.
Amy Walker (New York: Scarecrow, 1992), 48-52.

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