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Author Guidelines

Harap mengunduh dan menggunakan Template JSM (Word.docx) dan mengikuti instruksi yang ditentukan oleh tim Redaksi Jurnal Seni Musik.

Please download and use the Template JSM (Word.docx) and follow its instructions as determined by the Redaksi Jurnal Seni Musik.

If you need assistance with the online submmission system, please see the Author Instructions.  A short video (4 minutes) is available at

  1. Semua naskah yang menggunakan template ini tidak diperbolehkan melebihi 20 halaman [All manuscripts using the template should not exceed 20 pages]
  2. Semua naskah kecuali Judul, Nama Penulis, Email, dan Abstrak diketik dengan huruf Garamond 12 pt, single spacing [All parts but the Title, Author's Name, Email, and Abstract of the manuscript are typed in Garamond 12 pt, single spacing].
  3. Judul ditulis dengan huruf Garamond 18 pt, sedangkan Nama Penulis, Email, dan Abstrak ditulis dengan huruf Garamond 11 pt, single spacing [The Title is typed in Garamond 18 pt, while Author's Name, Email, and Abstract are written in Garamond 11 pt, single spacing]
  4. Judul dan abstrak ditulis dengan menggunakan dua bahasa (Indonesia dan Inggris) [The title and abstract must written in Bahasa Indonesia and English]
  5. Penulis dianjurkan mempelajari format penulisan satu atau dua artikel yang telah diterbitkan sebelum menggunakan template [Authors should study the writing format of one or two published articles before using the template]
  6. Naskah yang tidak menggunakan template ini akan ditolak untuk diterbitkan [Manuscripts not using the template will be rejected]
  7. Daftar Pustaka ditulis dalam bahasa Inggris kecuali judul jika judul tersebut ditulis dalam bahasa aslinya yang bukan Inggris dan diurutkan berdasarkan abjad dari nama keluarga penulis serta waktu penerbitan jika perlu [References must be in English except for titles which can remain in their original language if it is not English and arranged first alphabetically by the author’s last name and then sorted chronologically if necessary].
  8. Gunakan format APA (edisi ke 7) dan masukan Digital Object Identifier (DOI) jika sumber putaka sudah mempunyainya [Use APA style (7th edition) and include digitial object identifiers (DOIs) if they have been assigned to the content].


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document and uses the Jurnal SENI MUSIK Author Template (Word). Manuscripts not using the template will be rejected.
  3. ALL REFERENCES ARE PROPERLY FORMATTED ACCORDING TO APA GUIDELINES (7th edition). DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) or URLs ARE INCLUDED when available. **For assistance finding DOIs of cited references, go to After locating the correct DOI and reference, choose Action > Cite > APA to ensure you have cited it properly.  You can also use the tool at to paste in an entire bibliography.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Jurnal SENI MUSIK Author Template (Word), which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.

3) Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website). The final published PDF should be used and bibliographic details that credit the publication in this journal should be included.


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