Musical Recording – Any track or album from a compact disc, MP3 recording, MIDI, cassette, or vinyl recording.
Last, First M. “Track Name.” Album Name. By Writer First M. Last. Cond. Conductor First M. Last. Perf. First M. Last. Band/Group Name. Rec. Date Month Year. Producer First M. Last, Year. CD/MP3/MIDI/Cassette/Vinyl.
Note: There will not always be a separate writer, conductor, orchestra or performer. If citing the entire album, do not fill out Track Name or recording date.
Beethoven, Lugwig van. “Allegro Con Brio.” 1970. Piano Concertos Complete. Perf. Friederich Gulda, Wiener Philharmoniker. Decca Music Group, 1970. CD.
Generate Modern Language Association 8th edition citations for Music / Audios
Glossary of Selected Terms
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Place of Publication
|Location of the publisher. Depending on the source or style, you may or may not need to know the city, state, or country.|
|Company, individual, or entity that helped get a work published or distributed.|
|Letters/Abbreviations at the end of a name that tells us more about an individual. For example, Jr. (junior), III (third in family with a name), Esq. (esquire), etc.|
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|How a source or content piece was distributed or presented. Here is one example: E-book: Other - PDF, CSV, Word Doc, etc.|
|Someone or an organization that helped produce a certain work. For example, a film director, dance choreographer, orchestra conductor, etc.|
|Creator (often writer) of a piece such as a book, script, play, article, podcast, comic, etc.|
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