Resonancias: Revista de investigación musical

ISSN 0719 - 5702 (en línea); ISSN 0717 - 3474 (impresa)

N°48 /

Junio 2021

Portada Resonancias nº48 2021

Editorial Guidelines

Submission format

Articles should be no longer than 12 000 words, including footnotes, bibliography and annexes, while reviews should not exceed 3 200 words.

The margins should be 3 cm on each side and 2.5 on the top and bottom. The body of the text should be in Times New Roman font, size 12, and 1.5 spacing. Footnotes should equally be in Times New Roman, but in size 10 and single-spaced. Block-quotes, more than 40 words in length, should be written in Times New Roman, size 11, 1.5 spacing, indentation of 1 cm on each side, 12 points of line spacing before and after and without quotation marks.

Images should be clearly labeled directly underneath, indicating the source and credits. Moreover, all necessary legal authorization for the image’s inclusion and reproduction is solely the responsibility of the author of the text submitted.

In addition, each image must be sent separately in JPEG format, in the highest resolution possible, with clear indications as to where in the text it is located. The minimal pixilation is 300 dpi.

Submissions should be sent by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Audiovisual material related to submissions can be sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to the following address:

Instituto de Música de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Avda. Jaime Guzmán 3300-Campus Oriente,

Providencia, Santiago, Chile


For bibliographical references, please refer to the following system.


Citing Sources in text (author-date)

In general, sources will be cited in text, in abbreviated form, indicating the author or authors’ family name, the year it was published and the corresponding page numbers:

(Kerman 1985, 142)

A semicolon is used when referencing two or more texts at once:

(Kerman 1985, 142; Treitler 1989, 50-56)

When citing two works by the same author published in the same year, they must be arranged alphabetically by title, and differentiated, also in alphabetical order, by lowercase letters in the works cited at the end. In-text citations should be listed by author, year and letter:

(Baker 2004a, 3; Baker 2004b, 15-19)

For texts with two authors, the conjunction and is used to separate them:

(Romanillos and Harris 2000, 243)

(Joseph and Román 2003, 13-18)

For texts with four or more authors, the Latin abbreviation et al (and others) is used, starting with the last name of the first listed author:

(Barrett et al., 2010)



One author

Estenssoro, Juan Carlos. 1989. Música y sociedad coloniales. Lima 1680-1830. Lima: Colmillo Blanco.

Two or more authors

Beard, David and Kenneth Gloag. 2007. Musicology: The Key Concepts. New York: Routledge Key Guides.

Whiteley, Sheila, Andy Bennett and Stan Hawkins. 2005. Music, Space and Place. Popular Music and Cultural Identity. Aldershot: Ashgate.

When there is an editor, translator or compiler instead of an author

Leyshon, Andrew, David Matless and George Revill, eds. 1998. The Place of Music. New York: The Guilford Press.

Anglés, Higinio, ed. 1977. Cancionero de la Catedral de Segovia. Segovia: Caja de Ahorros y Monte de Piedad.

Lattimore, Richmond, trans. 1951. The Iliad of Homer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Uhlôa, Martha Tupinambá de and Ana María Ochoa, comps. 2005. Musica Popular na América Latina. Pontos de Escuta. Porto Alegre: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.

When there is an editor, translator or compiler in addition to the author

García Márquez, Gabriel. 1988. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. London: Cape.

Book chapter (or section of a book chapter)

Gembero Ustárroz, María. 2006. “Circulación de libros de música entre España y América (1492-1650): notas para su estudio”. In Early Music Printing and Publishing in the Iberian World, Edited by Iain Fenlon and Tess Knighton, 147-179. Kassel: Edition Reichenberger.

Kelly, John D. 2010. “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War.” In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, Edited by John D. Kelly et al., 67–83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Book chapter (originally published elsewhere)

Rice, Timothy. 2001. "Hacia la remodelación de la etnomusicología", in Las Culturas Musicales. Lecturas de etnomusicología, Francisco Cruces ed., 155-180. trans. Enrique Cámara de Landa. Madrid: Trotta. Originally published in Ethnomusicology 31: 3, 469-488, 1987.

Soja, Edward W. 2008. Postmetrópolis. Estudios críticos sobre las ciudades y las regiones. trans. Verónica Hendel and Mónica Cifuentes. 2nd ed. Madrid: Traficantes de Sueños.

Prologue, preface, introduction (or similar parts) of a book

Carmen Peña. 2000. Prólogo a Letras de Música de Samuel Claro Valdés, 7-10. Santiago de Chile: DIBAM.

Book published electronically

If the text is in more than one format, the version consulted will also be the one cited. Books consulted online should be cited using the URL as well as the date it was accessed (month, day, year). If the document does not have page numbers, the name of the section, chapter or other subdivision will be cited in its stead.

Bohlman, Philip V. 2002. World Music: a very short introduction. New York: Oxford University Press. Kindle Edition.

Bianchi, Cristóbal, Ed. 2011. Música. Reporte Estadístico No13. Valparaíso: Departamento de Estudios, Observatorio Cultural. Accessed March 12, 2012.


Journal articles

Article in a print journal

Kerman, Joseph. 1965. “A Profile for American Musicology.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 18 (1): 61-69.

Palacios, José María. 1967. "¿Aún tenemos música, chilenos?". El Musiquero 40 (II): 34-35.

Article in an online journal

Articles from online journals should include the URL or the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) in the citation.

Suchismita, Ray and Benjamin M. Bly. 2008. “Two routes for activation in the priming of categorical coordinates.” The Journal of General Psychology 135 (1): 65-83. Accessed February 20, 2010.

Neder, Álvaro. 2010. "O estudo cultural da música popular brasileira: dois problemas e uma contribuição". Per musi 22 (2010): 181-95. Accessed January 20, 2011. Doi:

Article in a newspaper or popular magazine

Include the page number of the article. If there is none, put only the publication date.

"El sentido íntimo de nuestra historia". 2010. El Mercurio, September 18, E5-E6.

Castelli, Renato. 1999. "Artistas apoyan el Fondart". Las Últimas Noticias, September 17.

If the article is from the Internet, the URL and the access date must be cited. If no author is listed, the citation will begin with the title.

Codoceo, Francisca. "Guía Urbana de Santiago: Museo Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna". El Mercurio on line, June 19, 2012. Accessed June 25, 2012. benjamin-vicuna-mackenna/

"Obertura de Viña 2010 estará a cargo de cantantes chilenos". Cooperativa on line, February 15, 2010. Accessed March 27, 2012. de-vina-2010-estara-a-cargo-de-cantantes-chilenos/prontus_nots/2010-02- 15/181253.html


Other types of works

Book review

Album and book reviews should be cited as print journal articles, unless they are from the press, in which case they should be cited as newspaper articles.

Sabella, Andrés. 1976. "La cueca de Pablo Garrido", review of Biografía de la Cueca, by Pablo Garrido. El Mercurio, September 26, 4D.

Jordán, Laura. 2012. "Mira Niñita. Creación y experiencia de rockeras chilenas", review of Mira Niñita. Creación y experiencia de rockeras chilenas, by Fabio Salas. Resonancias 31: 105-10.

Thesis or dissertation

Edward Breslin, Patrick. 1990. "The development of class consciousness in the Chilean working class.” PhD diss., University of California.

Alegría Miranda, Carla. 2008. "¡Se acabó la fiesta!: Su reglamentación durante el periodo de la crisis colonial. Santiago (1800-1840)". Senior Thesis in History, Universidad de Chile.

Paper presented at a conference, colloquium, congress, etc.

López Cano, Rubén. 2006. ""Asómate por debajo de la pista": timba cubana, estrategias músico-sociales y construcción de géneros en la música popular". Paper presented at the 7th Congress of the Latin American Branch of the Association for the Study of Popular Music, Havana, Cuba, June 20 – 25.


Websites should include the author, date and title (if applicable) along with the URL and access date:

Canto, Gustavo del. "Huellas africanas en América del Sur. Los últimos negros de Chile". Accessed April 6, 2008.

Dentone, Eliana, Mariela Muñoz and Mariela Cerda. 2005. "Las muertes ignoradas: violencia contra trabajadoras sexuales en Chile. Del silencio a la denuncia". Santiago: ASOSIDA.

For websites that change regularly, the last modification should be indicated:

Google. “Google Privacy Policy.” 2009. Last modification: March 11.

Blog entry or comment

Blog entries and comments, as well as similar websites, may be cited in running text. For example: “In a video response published by NexusAF23 on Youtube on April 5, 2011, it was stated that...”

More formal citations will be written as follows:

Chandía, Marco. 2012. “El puerto en el imaginario urbano latinoamericano. Propuestas para una "poética de la frontera" porteña y popular”. Lafquén , Blog by Marco Chandía, August 1. urbano_1.html

Gutiérrez, Benjamín. 2012. Comment to Cristián Salazar, "Contraste de épocas en la historia de los burdeles clásicos de Santiago". Blog by Cristián Salazar, March 19.

E-mail or text message

Personal or informal communication may be cited in running text. For example: “In an email to the publishing house on November 18, 2006, the author expressed...”

More formal citations will be written as follows:

Anselmo Urrutia, text message to author. November 15, 2006.


For texts found in databases, the database will be cited along with the original source:

Choi, Mihwa. 2008. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago. ProQuest (AAT 3300426).

Article in electronic database

Gillies, Malcolm. “Bartók, Béla, §1: 1881 - 1903.” In Grove Music Online. Accessed April 6, 2008. Oxford Music Online.

n.b. Articles in the Grove Music Dictionary tend to have a different author for each section.

Recording (complete)

Mahler, Gustav. Symphony No 9. Berlin Philharmonic. Conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. EMI 50999 501228 20. 2008, Compact Disc.

Recording (partial)

Chopin, Frédéric. Ballade No 4, op. 52. 1999. In Chopin: The Four Ballades, Berceuse, op. 57, Barcarolle, op. 60, Scherzo, op. 54, No 4. Evgeny Kissin (piano). RCA/Victor Sello Rojo 09026 - 63259 - 2, Compact Disc.

Recording (streaming media)

Brahms, Johannes. Symphony No 1 in C minor. op. 68. London Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by Neeme Jarvi. Complete Symphonies. Chandos CHAN9776-79. 1999, compact disc. Accessed October 2, 2013. Naxos Music Library.

Liner notes (or sleeve/album notes)

Perreau, Stephan. Liner notes. 1999. Clara Schumann (1819-1896): Piano Music. Yoshiko Iwai (piano). Naxos 8.553501. Compact Disc.

Score (complete)

Milhaud, Darius. 1929. La Création du Monde. Paris: M. Eschig.

Score (fragment)

Fauré, Gabriel and Paul Verlaine. 1954. “L’hiver est cessé”. In La Bonne Chanson: Nine Songs on Poems by Paul Verlaine. New York: International Music Company.

Score in PDF format from the Internet

Beethoven, Ludwig van. 1975. Sonata No. 22 in F Major, op.54, Edited by Heinrich Schenker. Vienna: Universal Editions, 1918-1921. Reimpresión, New York: Dover Publications. Accessed July 2, 2012. International Scores Music Library Project, an%29

Archival documents

In the case of archival documents, given the difficulty in abbreviating the source's data, each document will be cited in a footnote according to the following structure:

Archive (city), Collection, Box, Folder, "Title of the document" (if applicable).


Archivo General de Indias (Seville), Contratación, Box 674, Folder 354.

The same structure will be observed in the list of "Archival sources" which must be included after the bibliography. All sources must be listed alphabetically.

It is also possible to use the RISM abbreviation system to refer to these institutions. 


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