Harvard Solent style references

Audio, Image and Video Sources

Sound recording, Song, Album



Type of source

Sound Recording

In text reference

Gordon (1976) is an example of…

Reference list format

ORIGINATOR(S), Year of publication. Title of piece. In: Title of source. Medium. Production details, numeration. Distributor

Reference list example 

GORDON, D., 1976. Settin' the pace. In: Long tall Dexter, the Savoy sessions. Stereo sound disk. New York: Savoy, SIL 221, side B, track 5. Distributed by Arista Records Inc.

 



Type of source

Songs and Albums

In text reference

The Levellers (1991) include this in...

Reference list format

ARTIST, Year.  Song title (if needed).  In: Album title (if needed) [format e.g. CD].  Catalogue number (if available).  Record label (if available).

Reference list example (single from an album)

LEVELLERS, 1991.  Far from home.  In: Levelling the land [CD].  WOLCDL 1022.  China Records

Reference list example (single)

THE BEATLES, 1968.  Hey Jude [vinyl 7” single].  R 5722.  Apple Records

Reference list example (album)

LEVELLERS, 1991.  Levelling the land [CD].  WOLCDL 1022.  China Records

Note  There are some variations on what is included in a reference depending on whether you are referencing a single or a whole album. See above for examples.



Type of source

Online release or self-release music

In text reference

.. this is shown in the work of the Solent Band (2015)

Reference list format

ARTIST, Year.  Song title.  In: Album title (if available) [format e.g. online single].  Catalogue number (if available).  Record label (if available) [viewed date].  Available from: URL

Reference list example (single from album)

SOLENT BAND, 2015.  The joy of studying.  In: The Uni days [self-released single].  SSU2015.  Solent Records [viewed 15th December 2015].  Available from: www.solentrecords.ac.uk

Reference list example (single only) 

SOLENT BAND, 2015.  The joy of studying [self-released single].  SSU SR 2015.  Solent Records [viewed 15th December 2015].  Available from: www.solentrecords.ac.uk

Notes

If you want to look up catalogue numbers, the Discogs website may be useful.



Type of source

Discography

In text reference

(The Who, 1982)...

Reference list format

Write the same again, followed by the title of the album in italics followed by [CD] place of distribution (i.e. a town or city): Name of distributor.

Reference list example 

THE WHO, 1982. It's Hard [CD]. UK: Polydor