Scope and policies
Per Musi publishes papers in the area of music and its various interfaces with other fields of knowledge. Articles submitted for publication (continuously throughout the year) are double-blind peer-reviewed by two consultants from different area/institution than that of the author(s) and will be published if it is approved by two consultants. In cases of reviewers’ conflicts, the Editor may interfere in the review process and ask for 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 The first author is responsible for the content of the article, for the information that the article is original and unpublished and that the other authors of the same article are informed about the content of the article and the transfer of copyright.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.
Manuscript format and preparation
Per Musi publishes articles in Portuguese, English and Spanish twice a year and has the mission to provide o democractic forum for scholarly reflection in the área of music and its interfaces with other fields of knowledge. Eventually, it publishes music scores, reviews and interviews related to research in music.
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 must be in black and white, 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).
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 “...as 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). Avoid ibid. and unnecessary spaces within the text.
4 - See last articles in Per Musi’s site for guidelines: article title (Arial 14, bold), author’s name (Arial 12, bold) followed by parenthesis with author’s institution and town (Arial 12), abstract (around 6 to 12 lines, Arial 10), keywords (up to five, Arial 10). The article should be divided in numbered sections (Arial 14, bold). A short author’s vitae (10 to 15 lines, Arial 12) should come at the end of the article. Avoid underlines and bold fonts within the text.
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), FAX(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.
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 na e-mail in the name of all authors, containing the title, the author(s)’s name(s), address(es), FAX(es), e-mail(s), agreeing with the editorial process as well as the concession of its copyright to PER MUSI.
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