How to Cite a Musical Recording in Chicago/Turabian

Citing a musical recording

Note: The Chicago Manual of Style states that audio materials should be listed in a discography, not a bibliography. Check with your instructor and reference section 14.275 of the manual.

Structure:

Last name, First name of performer/band name. Album Title. Record label Number of recording, Year of recording, format.

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Note: “Number of recording” refers to the catalog number for the recording. This information can be found on the back cover or online at websites like www.discogs.com.

Example:

Arctic Monkeys. AM. Domino Records WIGCD317, 2013, compact disc.

 


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