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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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author should first register as an Author through the address: https://journal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/Virtuoso/about/submissions. Author should fulfil the form as detail as possible, especially where the star marked form must be entered.

  1. The manuscript is written in Indonesian or English. The type is an essay with subtitles at any of its parts, except in the introduction and methods. The title is printed in Capitalize Each Word, centre text position, 20 pts font size, and using Times New Roman font style.
  2. Originality is a must, and the manuscript has never been published in any media before.
  3. The systematic of writing:

The paper original research articles, review articles, and performance analysis, which our focus and scope includes: Classic Music, Traditional Music, Contemporary Music, Music Performance, Musicology, Music Education, Musical Theatre, Ethnomusicology, Music Therapy, World Music, Film Music, Digital Music, or Modern Music.

It consists of Title, Author Name, Email Address, Abstract and Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, and References. The title consists of max 14 words in Indonesian or 10 words in English, with 20 pts font size.

The different subtitle is written in different font style and not using numbers on the title section. The first level in uppercase at all, bold, and align text to the left. The second level, capital in the first letter, bold, italic, and align text to the left.



     Musical Form of Sonata Repertoire (level 2)

  1. The authors name is in bold, 12 pts font size, without academic degree and title of honour. The address of the institution and email address are included and written under the title, font size 11 pt. If the author are more than 4 persons; all names are listed.
  2. Abstract ranges from 100 to 200 words, both written in English and Indonesian.
  3. Keywords are based on the content of the article written below the abstract and the content of articles.
  4. References that are not cited in the article could be listed in the reference if the citation is suitable to the content of the article. References must consist of 80% of relevant and current primary sources (journal articles or conferences of the last 5-10 years). References must be written in APA style and using Mendeley Software.

The article is sent to the editor of VIRTUOSO T14 Building 2nd floor Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Surabaya, Indonesia or e-mail: virtuososendratasik@unesa.ac.id

The article should be received by the editor at least two months before the deadline (June and November). The articles which are approved or rejected will be notified or by e-mail within 30 days since the article is accepted by the editor. The unpublished article will not be given back, except at the request of the author attaching a replied stamp.

Steps of Online submission.There are five steps in online submission process in this journal: 

Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of journal, i.e.

Original Research Articles, Review Article, or Short Communication. Thus, author must check-mark on the submission checklists.

Step 2 - Uploading the Submission: Click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file to be submitted, then click Upload button. Please make sure that the manuscript file has been uploaded.

Step 3 - Entering Submissions Metadata: Detail authors metadata should be entered including marked corresponding author. After that, manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.

Step 4 - Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary file should be uploaded including Covering/Submission Letter, and Signed Copyright Transfer Agreement Form. Therefore, click on Browse button, choose the files, and then click on Upload button.

Step 5 - Confirming the Submission: Author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to VIRTUOSO Journal, click Finish Submission button after the documents is true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgement by email and will be able to view the submissions progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site.


This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission (Free): 0.00 (IDR)

Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process.