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APA Referencing Guide: Music

Music

Reference List
Composer Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of song [Recorded by Initial. Artist surname or Group if different from Composer]. On Title of album [Format]. Record label. 

Lennon, J., & McCartney, P. (2000). I want to hold your hand [Recorded by The Beatles]. On The Beatles 1 [CD]. Apple Records. 


In-text
(Composer Surname, Year, track number)
(Lennon & McCartney, 2000, track 4)

 

Note: With song titles and album titles, only the first letter of the initial word and proper nouns should be capitalised.

Reference List

Composer Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of song [Recorded by Initial. Artist surname or Group if different from Composer]. On Title of album [Format]. http://xxxx

Lennon, J., & McCartney, P. (2000). I want to hold your hand [Recorded by The Beatles]. On The Beatles 1 [mp3]http://www.amazon.com 

In-text
(Composer Surname, Year, track number)
(Lennon & McCartney, 2000, track 4)

 

Streaming Service

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Composer Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of song [Recorded by Initial. Artist surname or Group if different from Composer]. On Title of album [Format]. http://xxxx

Crow, S. (2013). Homecoming Queen. On Feels like home [Audio file]. https://play.spotify.com/track/34gCuhDGsG4bRPIf9bb02f?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open

In-text 

(Composer Surname, Year, track number)

(Crow, 2013, track 10)

Reference List

Reviewer Surname, Initial. (Year, Month). Title of article [Review of Title, by First name Surname]. Magazine Title, Volume(Issue), Page/s.

Hermes, W. (2013, December). Sheryl Crow turns up the twang [Review of Feels like home by Sheryl Crow]Rolling Stone, (1191), 73.

In-text

(Reviewer Surname, Year)

(Hermes, 2013)

Reference List

Reviewer Surname, Initial. (Year, Month). Title of article [Review of Title, by First name Surname]. Magazine Title, volume(issue), page/s. http://xxxx

Hermes, W. (2013, December). Sheryl Crow turns up the twang [Review of Feels like home by Sheryl Crow]Rolling Stone, (1191), 73. http://search.ebscohost.com.elogin02.dtwd.wa.gov.au/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,url,cpid&custid=s1241971&db=aph&AN=90053731&site=ehost-live

In-text

(Reviewer Surname, Year)

(Hermes, 2013)

Reference List

Composer Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of song [Score]. Record label. 

Bieber, J. (2010). Baby: Easy piano [Score]. Alfred music.

In-text

(Composer Surname, Year)

(Bieber, 2010)

Note: Published music scores are referenced like books and book chapters

Reference List

Composer Surname, Initial. (Year). Title [Score]. http://xxxx

Bieber, J. (2010). Baby: Easy piano [Score]. https://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0089930

In-text

(Composer Surname, Year)

(Bieber, 2010)

Reference List

Author Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of note. In Title of CD [Format]. Record label.

Obiera, P. (1998). Lyricism and exotic colour. In The pearl fishers [CD liner notes]. Philips Classics.

In-text

(Author Surname, Year)

(Obiera,1998)