||Instructions to Contributors
Current Musicology invites the submission of articles in all
branches of musicology, including historical musicology, ethnomusicology,
and music theory. We especially encourage submissions from graduate
students and other young scholars.
Submissions should consist of the following:
letter including submission title, author's
name and contact info (email and
of no more than 250 words;
A PDF or MS Word version of your submission or three double-spaced hard copies.
Submitted articles may range in length from 18 to 30 pages (roughly
3500 to 9000 words), including musical examples, and should be double-spaced.
As submissions are reviewed anonymously, the author's name should
not appear on the typescripts. Typescripts will not be returned.
Electronic submissions are encouraged (readable in MS Word).
All submissions and inquiries should be sent to:
Dodge Hall, MC 1812
York, NY 10027
of CM House Style
system should be used for in-text citations in accordance with
Manual of Style (16th edition).
(not footnotes) may be used, but should be reserved for matters peripheral
to your main argument.
should conclude with a list, entitled 'References,' citing
all authors/works to which you refer.
As a general
rule, please refer to any musical examples in order of appearance
as "Example x," illustrations as "Figure x," tables
as "Table x." A list of full captions of musical
examples, tables, and figures should be included on a separate sheet.
Additional ConsiderationsGuidelines for
obtain permission in writing to quote from music or poetry under copyright
and should include a copy of the permissions file with the submitted manuscript.
examples should be submitted individually as original Finale files
(.MUS) or as high resolution (1200 dpi) TIFF files. Handwritten material
will not be accepted without prior arrangement with the editors.
(in addition to musical examples) must be submitted at size (i.e.,
100%) and include both the electronic file and hard copy.
be in EPS, TIFF, or PDF format.
be at 300 dpi for grayscale images and 1200 dpi for line art.