Sound recording: Downloaded audio file


You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used (eg. number of authors and source descriptions)


Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

41. Composer, Title, Details of recording, format, Label & Publisher number, year, Source of file/URL.

OR

34. "Track title," format, track number on Composer, Title, details of recording, Label & publisher number, year, Source of file/URL.

Footnote example

First entry:

41. Philip Glass, The Hours/Distant Figure, Anton Batagov (piano), MP3 audio, Orange Mountain Music, 2018, iTunes.

Second and subsequent entries:

55. Glass, The Hours/Distant Figure.

OR

First entry:

34. "An Unwelcome Friend," MP3 audio, track 5 on Philip Glass, The Hours/Distant Figure, Anton Batagov (piano), Orange Mountain Music, 2018, iTunes.

Second and subsequent entries:

56. Glass, "An Unwelcome Friend."


Format for bibliography

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Composer (Surname, First name). Title. Details of recording. Label & Publisher number, year, format. Source of file/URL.

Bibliography entry example

Glass, Philip. The Hours/Distant Figure. Anton Batagov (piano). Orange Mountain Music, 2018, MP3 audio. iTunes.


Style notes for this reference type

  • See Manual 14.263.
  • Italicise the official title of the album, but individual track titles should be included in quotation marks (Manual 8.197).
  • If the performer or conductor (or similar) is more relevant than the composer, they may be listed first.
  • Include any information about the work that is relevant, including performers, conductors, performance dates, medium and publisher details.
  • Include the name of the download service as part of the citation. If a separate URL can be determined from the source, include that at the end.
  • For the date, include the date of the recording, the copyright date or published date included with the recording. If a date cannot be found consult a library catalogue or other resource; citations without a date are generally unacceptable. If no date can be found, use “n.d.” (for no date).
  • Sound recordings should be grouped under an appropriate subheading in the bibliography (see Chicago Manual, chapter 14.263 and 14.63).


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