Last revised 2017
Welcome to the Music Referencing Guide.
The two most commonly used referencing styles at the Elder Conservatorium of Music are:
Both of these referencing styles, as used by the Conservatorium, follow the guidelines set out in The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed.
It is important to check which style your lecturer wishes you to use, and to apply this rigorously and consistently.
In all referencing styles, the details of punctuation, spacing and use of italics are critically important.
Click on the tabs above to access examples in the referencing style required.
Click here for further resources on academic writing and referencing styles.