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Music Citation Guide: Audio / Video

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Citation Templates and Examples

Sound recording: Compact Disc (MLA 5.7.2)

  Works Cited List

Author Last Name, Author First Name. Title of disc. Pertinent information, including
     performers, conductors, orchestras. Rec. date [Day Month Year]. Label,
     Publication year. CD.


Bizet, Georges. Carmen: highlights. With Jessye Norman (soprano), Mirella Freni
     (soprano), Neil Shicoff  (tenor), Simon Estes (bass-baritone). Conducted by
     Seiji Ozawa. Rec. 13-22 July 1988, Grand Auditorium de Radio France.
     Philips, 1989. CD.
 

Sound recording: LP record (MLA 5.7.2)

  Works Cited List

Author Last Name, Author First Name. Title of disc. Pertinent information, including
     performers, conductors, orchestras. Rec. date [Day Month Year]. Label,
     Publication year. LP.


Hawkeye Marching Band. Gametime. Directed by Tom Davis. Fidelity Sound Recordings,
     1970. LP.
 

Sound recording: Digital Audio File (MLA 5.6.2d)

  Works Cited List

Author Last Name, Author First Name. Title of disc. Publisher, Date of Publication.
     Website. Web. Date accessed [Day Month Year].


Hawkeye Marching Band. Gametime. Fidelity Sound Recordings, 1970. Iowa Digital Library.
     Web. 1 May 2014.
 

Video: Movie (MLA 5.7.3)

  Works Cited List

Title of movie Dir. First Name Director Last Name. Perf. First Name(s) Last Name(s).
     Year released. Publisher, Publication year. Medium.


West Side Story. Dir. Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. Perf. Natalie Wood,
     George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, and Rita Moreno. 1961.
     DVD. MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.

Video: Television program  (MLA 5.7.1 + 5.7.3)

  Works Cited List

"Title of episode." Title of program. Dir. First Name Director Last Name. Perf.
     First Name(s) Last Name(s). Network. Broadcast date. Broadcast medium.
     [if DVD] Medium. Publisher, Publication year.


"Birnam Wood." Slings and Arrows. Dir. Peter Wellington. Perf. Paul Gross,
     Martha Burns, Don McKellar, Mark McKinney. Movie Central/The Movie Network.
     1 August 2005. DVD. Acorn Media, 2008.