Answered By: Kathy Kinsella
Last Updated: Apr 07, 2020     Views: 42

If your chosen music source is from a CD or Vinyl please follow the below format for your reference:


ARTIST, Year. Title [format]. Place of distribution: Record label


Here are some examples:

  • ALVVAYS, 2014. Alvvays [CD]. London: Transgressive Records
  • DAVIS, M., 1959. Kind of blue [Vinyl]. Columbia: CBS


Below are some other examples from difference types of music:

  • Individual track on album:

GALLAGHER, N., 1994. Shakermaker. In: OASIS, Definitely maybe [CD]. Manchester: Creation Records.


  • Compilation album:

ORA, R., 2014. I Will Never Let You Down. In: NOW That's What I Call Music! 88 [CD]. London: UMTV.


  • Score:

NYMAN, M., 2003. Pieces from the Piano [score]. UK: Music Sales Ltd.  
BRITTEN, B., 1980. Eight folk song arrangements for high voice and harp [score].  O. ELLIS, ed. London: Faber Music



For further details please refer to the Harvard Referencing Guide or get in touch.

If you are using a different referencing style to Harvard please contact your tutor for support.

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