Guide: How to cite a Music or recording in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Music or recording in MLA style

Cite A Music or recording in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a music or recording using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Title. City: Publisher, Year Published. Format.

Example:

Harris, Barton, Michelle, Delmae. Aboriginal Elder And Opera Star Delmae Barton. 2011. online.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname)

Example

“Singing is spiritual because it is from the heart and soul. When I was growing up, I would sing where I thought no one could hear me. The earth was my stage and my audience were the small creatures on the land” (Harris, Barton)

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