ISSN 1517-7599 printed version
ISSN 2317-6377 online version



Scope and policies

The mission of PER MUSI – Revista Acadêmica de Música is to publish scholarly articles in Portuguese, Spanish and English which make relevant contributions to the several subareas of music, including interfaces among them and with other scientific areas. Eventually, PER MUS publishes music scores, reviews and interviews related to music research. PER MUSI is indexed bySciELO, Scopus, Elsevier, EBSCO, RILM, The Music Index and ABM (Academia Brasileira de Música). The abbreviated title PER MUSI should be used in citations. PER MUSI is published twice a year by the Graduate Program of the Music School of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. The submission of papers is continuous throughout the year. Previous printed issues can be acquired at the address below. Free downloads are available at PER MUSI ONLINE ( Articles submitted to PER MUSI are double-blind peer-reviewed by two consultants from different area/institution than that of the author(s) and will be approved if it is approved by two consultants. In cases of reviewers’ conflicts, the Editor may interfere in the review process and ask a third review. The author(s) of the articles accepted for publication automatically transfer(s) their copyrights to PER MUSI. The first author is responsible for the content of the article, for the information that the article is original and unpublished and that the other authors of the same article are informed about the content of the article and the transfer of copyright. PER MUSI holds the right to make format and grammatical changes in the article to ensure the reader’s best comprehension.


PER MUSI's Editorial Guidelines

1 - The papers should be in MS Word for Windows or compatible (.doc or .rtf files), Arial font, size 12, single spaced, with 8 to 25 pages (exceptions will be evaluated by the Editorial Board) including title, author’s name (followed by the name of his/hers institution in parenthesis) and e-mail, abstract, keywords, musical examples/figures/tables, endnotes, bibliographic references and the author's short vitae (10 to 15 lines). The paragraphs of the body of the text should be aligned to the left, with no indentation and separated by a single space. Literal quotations with more than 3 lines should constitute separate paragraphs (Arial10) and have a 2-inch indentation on the left.

2 - All musical examples, figures and tables, in color or black and white, must be numbered and should be abbreviated as Ex. They should be presented (1) in the text and (2) in separate files (.tif or .jpg, 300 dpi), accompanied by a clear and concise heading with three lines at most (Arial 10), inserted above the figure. Within the text, measures and pages should be abbreviated as m. and p. (e.g., m.24-29 and p.213-218), without unnecessary spaces. Avoid underlined and bold fonts.

3 - References to quotations should be placed in the text in abbreviated form with the author's last name in upper case, for example, “... according to GRIFFITHS (1983, p.139)...” Or “ aforementioned (GRIFFITHS, 1983, p.139)...”. Endnotes (Arial 10) should be used only for additional information or comments. The complete bibliographical references (Arial 10) should be placed at the end of the text (e.g., GRIFFITHS, Paul. The String Quartet. New York: Thames & Hudson, 1983) under the heading References (Arial 12, bold). Sources not used directly in the text may be mentioned under the heading Suggested reading (Arial 12, bold).

4 - In general, articles should be divided in numbered sections with titles (Arial 14, bold). Authors should include a brief vitae at the end of the article (Arial 12).

5 - After being proofread and formatted (we strongly recommend the reading of articles previously published in PER MUSI ONLINE as models), the originals should be submitted to PER MUSI via e-mail or in CD ROM to the address below. It should be accompanied by an e-mail in the name of all authors, containing the title, the author(s)’s name(s), address(es), e-mail(s), agreeing with the editorial process as well as the concession of its copyright to PER MUSI.

6 - Articles presented in scientific events and articles translated into Portuguese should be submitted with authorization from their respective editors. Guest authors are invited at the Editor's discretion.

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