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Chicago Manual of Style Online

Chicago / Turabian Notes-Bibliography Style Examples
for 57-901 Music Research Methods

Book

Footnote:

1 Andrew Palmer, Encounters with British Composers (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2015), 395.

Bibliography:

Palmer, Andrew. Encounters with British Composers. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2015.
 

Book with Editor or Compiler instead of Author

Footnote:

1 Jan Fielden, ed., Composer’s Letters (London: Marginalia, 1994), 52.

Bibliography:

Fielden, Jan, ed. Composer’s Letters. London: Marginalia, 1994.

 

Translated Book

Footnote:

1 Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev Diaries 1915-1923: Behind the Mask, trans. and ann. Anthony Phillips (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013), 105.

Bibliography:

Prokofiev, Sergey. Sergey Prokofiev Diaries 1915-1923: Behind the Mask. Translated and annotated by Anthony Phillips. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013.
 

Multivolume Books (citing only one volume that you use)

Footnote:

1 Peter Deane Roberts, Modernism in Russian Piano Music: Skriabin, Prokofiev, and Their Russian Contemporaries, vol. 1 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993), 16.

Bibliography:

Roberts, Peter Deane. Modernism in Russian Piano Music: Skriabin, Prokofiev, and Their Russian Contemporaries. Vol. 1. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.
 

 

Book Chapter

Footnote:

1 Robert Saxton, “The Orchestral Composer,” in The Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra, ed. Colin Lawson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 218-19.

Bibliography:

Saxton, Robert. “The Orchestral Composer.” In The Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra, edited by Colin Lawson, 218-38. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 

 

Dissertation

Footnote:

1 Deborah Anne Rifkin, “Tonal Coherence in Prokofiev’s Music: A Study of the Interrelationships of Structure, Motives, and Design” (PhD diss., University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 2000), 25, accessed August 24, 2015, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Bibliography:

Rifkin, Deborah Anne. “Tonal Coherence in Prokofiev’s Music: A Study of the Interrelationships of Structure, Motives, and Design.” PhD diss., University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, 2000. Accessed August 24, 2015. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

 

Scores

Footnote:

1 Sergey Prokofiev, Symphonie Classique, op. 25 (London: Boosey, 1942), iv.

Bibliography:

Prokofiev, Sergey. Symphonie Classique, op. 25. London: Boosey, 1942.

 

Score with no date of publication

Footnote:

1 Serge Prokofieff, Classical Symphony, op. 25 (New York: Kalmus, n.d.), iii.

Bibliography:

Prokofieff, Serge. Classical Symphony, op. 25. New York: Kalmus, n.d.

 

CD Recording

Footnote:

1 Sergey Prokofiev, Symphony No. 1 in D, op. 25 “Classical, conducted by Neeme Järvi, recorded with the Scottish National Orchestra, December 1984 and April 1985, Chandos CHAN 8400, 1985, CD.

Bibliography:

Prokofiev, Sergey. Symphony No. 1 in D, op. 25 “Classical.” Conducted by Neeme Järvi. Recorded with the Scottish National Orchestra, December 1984 and April 1985. Chandos CHAN 8400, 1985. CD.

 

LP Recording

No collective title for the recording:

Footnote:

1 Sergey Prokofiev, Classical Symphony, op. 25, conducted by Eugene Ormandy, recorded with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Columbia M31812, 1973, LP.

Bibliography:

Prokofiev, Sergey. Classical Symphony, op. 25. Conducted by Eugene Ormandy. Recorded with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Columbia M31812, 1973. LP.

 

Collective Title:

Footnote:

1 Sergey Prokofiev, “Classical Symphony in D Major, op. 25,” in All the Works for Orchestra, 2 vols., conducted by Jean Martinon, recorded with the Orchestre national de l'ORTF, Paris, Vox SVBX 5123-5124, 1972, LP.

Bibliography:

Prokofiev, Sergey. “Classical Symphony in D Major, op. 25.” In All the Works for Orchestra. 2 vols. Conducted by Jean Martinon. Recorded with the Orchestre national de l'ORTF, Paris. Vox SVBX 5123-5124, 1972. LP.

 

Naxos Recording

Footnote:

1 Sergey Prokofiev, Symphony No. 1 in D Major, op. 25 “Classical,” conducted by Leonard Bernstein, recorded with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Sony Classical 886443112063, 2011, accessed November 17, 2016, Naxos Music Library.

Bibliography:

Prokofiev, Sergey. Symphony No. 1 in D Major, op. 25 “Classical.” Conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Recorded with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Sony Classical 886443112063, 2011. Accessed November 17, 2016. Naxos Music Library.
 

Liner Notes

Footnote:

1 Noël Goodwin, Symphony No. 1 in D, op. 25 “Classical,” music by Sergey Prokofiev, conducted by Neeme Järvi, recorded with the Scottish National Orchestra, December 1984 and April 1985, Chandos CHAN 8400, 1985, liner notes.

Bibliography:

Goodwin, Noël. Symphony No. 1 in D, op. 25 “Classical.” Music by Sergey Prokofiev. Conducted by Neeme Järvi. Recorded with the Scottish National Orchestra, December 1984 and April 1985. Chandos CHAN 8400, 1985. Liner Notes.

 

Journal Article in Printed Format

Footnote:

1 Ûrij Nikolaevič Holopov, “Why Did Prokofiev Write the ‘Classical Symphony’?,” translated by David Fanning, Three Oranges 13 (May 2007): 10.

Bibliography:

Holopov, Ûrij Nikolaevič. “Why Did Prokofiev Write the 'Classical Symphony'?” Translated by David Fanning. Three Oranges 13 (May 2007): 10-13.

 

Journal Article from JSTOR 
Put a comma after the journal title if there is only an issue number and no volume. You can use the database name, the doi (digital object identifier), or the stable URL after the date of access. I will accept any of those.

Footnote:

1 Edward Lockspeiser, "Prokofieff's Seventh Symphony," Tempo, no. 37 (Autumn 1955): 24, accessed September 3, 2015, JSTOR.

Bibliography:

Lockspeiser, Edward. "Prokofieff's Seventh Symphony." Tempo, no. 37 (Autumn 1955): 24-27. Accessed September 3, 2015. JSTOR.


Footnote:

1 Deborah Rifkin, “A Theory of Motives for Prokofiev’s Music,” Music Theory Spectrum 26, no. 2 (Fall 2004): 272, accessed September 3, 2015, JSTOR.

Bibliography:

Rifkin, Deborah. “A Theory of Motives for Prokofiev’s Music.” Music Theory Spectrum 26, no. 2 (Fall 2004): 265-290. Accessed September 3, 2015. JSTOR.

 

Newspaper Article in a Database
No need to include the newspaper citation in your bibliography unless a specific article is critical to your argument or frequently cited or both.

Footnote:

1 Jeremy Eichler, “Matching Classical Mozart with ‘Classical’ Prokofiev,” New York Times, August 15, 2003, accessed September 3, 2015, ProQuest.  
 

Websites

Footnote:

1 Richard Rodda, “Symphony No. 1 in D Major, op. 25, ‘Classical’,” National Symphony Orchestra, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, program note, accessed September 3, 2015, https://www.kennedy-center.org/artist/composition/4176.

Bibliography:

Rodda, Richard. “Symphony No. 1 in D Major, op. 25, ‘Classical’.” National Symphony Orchestra. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Program Note. Accessed September 3, 2015. https://www.kennedy-center.org/artist/composition/4176.

 

Online Encyclopedia Entry
List the author first if there is one. The first example does not have an author. You don’t need to include an encyclopedia in your Bibliography unless the source is critical to your argument or cited frequently.

Footnote:

1 Encyclopædia Britannica Online, s. v. "passacaglia," accessed September 3, 2015, http://www.britannica.com/art/passacaglia-musical-form-and-dance.

 


Grove Music Online

Footnote:

1 Dorothea Redepenning, "Prokofiev, Sergey," Grove Music Online, Oxford Music Online, Oxford University Press, accessed September 3, 2015.

Bibliography:

Redepenning, Dorothea. "Prokofiev, Sergey." Grove Music OnlineOxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed September 3, 2015.

 

Oxford Dictionary of Music Online

Footnote:

            1"Prokofiev, Sergey," The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd ed. rev., Oxford Music Online, Oxford University Press, accessed November 19, 2015.

Bibliography:

"Prokofiev, Sergey." The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd ed. rev. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed November 19, 2015.

 

Oxford Companion to Music Online

Footnote:

            1Geoffrey Norris and David Nice, "Prokofiev, Sergey Sergeyevich," The Oxford Companion to Music, Oxford Music Online, Oxford University Press, accessed November 19, 2015.

Bibliography:

Norris, Geoffrey, and David Nice. "Prokofiev, Sergey Sergeyevich." The Oxford Companion to Music. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed November 19, 2015.