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Reference Machine: APA-style reference to Music

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On this page: How to make a bibliographic reference for music.

Related pages: Referencing,  Reference Machines for in-text citation, a book, an article in a journal, an edited book, a newspaper or magazine article, an Internet reference, or an online image.

Instructions: Read the following examples, then fill in the form below to make a reference using the APA style, used by the English Language Centre.

Example:

Sinatra, F. (1969). My way. On My way [CD]. New York, NY: Reprise Records.

 

Fill in as many boxes as possible, starting with number 1, and then press the 'Create Reference' button:

1. Author's family name -> e.g. Sinatra
2. Author's initial(s) (Help) e.g. F. or F.A.
3. Year music was created e.g.
4. Title of piece of music e.g. My way
5. Title of album / CD / collection e.g. My way
6. Medium e.g. CD, DVD
7. Place of production (Help) e.g. Los Angeles, CA
8. Record Company e.g. Reprise Records
12. License:

Collective commons licenses:
Attribution (BY): Licensees may copy, distribute, display and perform the work and make derivative works based on it only if they give the author or licensor the credits in the manner specified by these.
Share-alike
(SA): Licensees may distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs the original work.
Non-commercial
(NC): Licensees may copy, distribute, display, and perform the work and make derivative works based on it only for noncommercial purposes.
No Derivative Works
(ND): Licensees may copy, distribute, display and perform only verbatim copies of the work, not derivative works based on it.

 Click this button for your reference: or click this button to empty all the boxes and start again:


Author's Initials Help

The author's initials are the first letters of each of the author's other names. For example, if the author is Chan Wai Man, then the initials are W. M.

 

Last updated on: Friday, August 19, 2016