Posts related to musical works
How do I cite a libretto adapted from a play, translated into English, and accessed as a PDF?
As always, cite the version of the work you are using. Let’s say you wish to cite the libretto of the opera Dialogues des Carmélites,… Read More
How do I indicate that I am citing an album in 33 rpm format?
List album formats, if needed, in the optional-element slot at the end of your works-cited-list entry: Sinatra, Frank. The Voice: Columbia Years, 1943-1952. Columbia Records, 1986. Read More
How do I cite published song lyrics from a musical?
To cite published song lyrics, follow the MLA format template. Note that the way you cite published lyrics will depend on how you accessed them… Read More
How do I cite lyrics I heard from a song in a musical?
To cite lyrics you heard from a song in a musical, follow the MLA format template. Note that how you cite the lyrics will depend… Read More
If I cite art, music, or other material that has a Creative Commons license, should I refer to the license in my works-cited-list entry?
No. A Creative Commons license gives authors a way to grant copyright permissions for their works. Permissions information should not be included in a works-cited-list… Read More
How do I cite a song that I downloaded from and listened to through iTunes?
To cite a song downloaded online and listened to through an app like iTunes, follow the MLA format template. Basic Entry List the name of… Read More
How do I cite stand-alone sound recordings like MP3 or WAV files?
To cite stand-alone audio files, begin with the MLA format template: In the author-element slot, list the person or persons responsible for creating the work… Read More