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Music Citation Guide: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Citation Templates and Examples

Web Dictionaries & Encyclopedias (e.g., Grove Music Online) (MLA 5.6.2)

  Works Cited List

Author Last Name, Author First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Reference Work.
     Publisher, Year. Web. Day Month Year.


Bowen Hustedt, Michele. "Voxman, Himie." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online.
     Oxford University Press, 2014. Web. 1 May 2014.

Print Encyclopedias (e.g., New Grove and MGG) (MLA 5.5.7)

  Works Cited List

Author Last Name, Author First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Reference Work.
     Ed. Name(s) of Editor(s). #ed. Vol. #. Publication location: Publisher, Year. Print.


Kammertön, Christoph. "Pleyel." Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Ed.
     Ludwig Finscher. Vol. 13, Personenteil. (Basel, Bärenreiter, 2005). Print.