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Recent Publications, Fall 2016


Atkins, Peter. “‘An Ireland Built Anew’: Bax’s ‘Tintagel’ and the Easter Rising.” Music & Letters 97/1 (1 February 2016): 100-135.

Bowers, Roger. “Thomas Tallis at Dover Priory, 1530–1531.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 197-205.

Braae, Nick. “Keeping themselves alive: Identifying and analysing Queen’s musical development, 1973–1980.” Popular Music History 9/3 (2014).

Burrows, Donald. “Handel, Walsh, and the Publication of ‘Messiah’.” Music & Letters 97/2 (May 2016): 221-48.

Butler, Katherine. “Changing Attitudes Towards Classical Mythology and their Impact on Notions of the Powers of Music in Early Modern England.” Music & Letters 97/1 (1 February 2016): 42-60.

Chowrimootoo, Christopher. “‘Britten Minor’: Constructing the Modernist Canon.” Twentieth-Century Music 13/2 (September 2016): 261-90.

Cichy, Andrew. “Music, Meditation, and Martyrdom in a Seventeenth-Century English Seminary.” Music & Letters 97/2 (May 2016): 205-20.

Duncan, Cheryll. “Henry Purcell and the construction of identity: iconography, heraldry and the Sonnata’s of III Parts (1683).” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 271-88.

Fleming, Simon D.I. “The myth of the forgotten composer—the posthumous reputation of Charles Avison.” Early Music, Christopher Hogwood Memorial Issue, 44/1 (February 2015): 105-17.

Johnstone, Andrew. “Thomas Tallis and the five-part English Litany of 1544: evidence of ‘the notes used in the king’s majesty’s chapel’.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 219-32.

King, Richard G. “Who does what? On the roles of the violoncello and double bass in the performance of Handel’s recitatives.” Early Music, Christopher Hogwood Memorial Issue, 44/1 (February 2015): 45-58.

Leistra-Jones, Karen. “‘The Deeps have Music Soft and Low’: Sounding the Ocean in Elgar’s Sea Pictures.” Music & Letters 97/1 (1 February 2016): 61-99.

McCarthy, Kerry. “A late anthem by Tallis.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 191-95.

McGreary, Thomas. “Handel in Rome: the homosexual context reconsidered.” Early Music, Christopher Hogwood Memorial Issue, 44/1 (February 2015): 59-75.

Miller, Rebecca S. “Hucklebucking at the tea dances: Irish showbands in Britain, 1959–1969.” Popular Music History 9/3 (2014).

Milsom, John. “Tallis, the Parker psalter, and some known unknowns.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 207-18.

Pont, Graham. “Some questions concerning Handel’s early London copyists.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 289-305.

Robinson, Suzanne. “Popularization or Perversion? Folklore and Folksong in Britten’s Paul Bunyan (1941).” American Music Vol. 34, No. 1 (Spring 2016): 1-42.

Roche, Elizabeth. “‘Coming events cast their shadows before’: Christopher in Cambridge, 1960–67.” Early Music, Christopher Hogwood Memorial Issue, 44/1 (February 2015): 11-20.

Rogers, Vanessa L. “Haydn as a London “Star:” Thoughts on Using Material Culture to Teach Eighteenth-Century Music at a Liberal Arts College.” Haydn: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America 6/1 (Spring 2016): .

Skinner, David. “‘Deliuer me from my deceytful ennemies’: a Tallis contrafactum in time of war.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 233-50.

Talbot, Michael. “Thomas Bowman, Vicar of Martham: evangelist and composer.” Early Music, Christopher Hogwood Memorial Issue, 44/1 (February 2015): 77-88.

White, Harry. “The Lexicography of Irish Musical Experience: Notes towards a Digital Future.” Fontes Artis Musicae 63/3 (July-September 2016): 192-201.

Williamson, Magnus. “Queen Mary I, Tallis’s O sacrum convivium and a Latin Litany.” Early Music 44/2 (May 2016): 251-70.



Brocken, Michael. The Twenty-First Century Legacy of the Beatles: Liverpool and Popular Music Heritage Tourism. Farnham, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

Butler, Katherine. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics. Woodbridge, UK: The Boydell Press, 2015.

Carnelley, John. George Smart and Nineteenth-Century London Concert Life. Woodbridge, UK: The Boydell Press, 2015.

Daub, Adrian and Charles Kronengold. The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Furhmann, Christina. Foreign Opera at the London Playhouses: From Mozart to Bellini. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Greer, David. Manuscript Inscriptions in Early English Printed Music. Farnham, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

Hall, Michael. Music Theatre in Britain: 1960-1975. Woodbridge, UK: The Boydell Press, 2015.

Lew, Nathaniel G. Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britain. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Mangsen, Sandra. Songs without Words: Keyboard Arrangements of Vocal Music in England, 1560–1760. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell and Brewer, 2016.

Mullen, John. The Show Must Go On!: Popular Song in Britain during the First World War. Farnham, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

Ó hAllmhuráin, Gearóid. Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 344

Rupprecht, Philip Ernst. British Musical Modernism: The Manchester Group and Their Contemporaries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Stroeher, Vicki P., Nicholas Clark, and Jude Brimmer, eds. My Beloved Man: The Letters of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Aldeburgh Studies in Music, Film & Theatre, Music. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell and Brewer, 2016.

Waldrep, Shelton. Future Nostalgia: Performing David Bowie. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Watt, Paull and Anne-Marie Forbes, eds. Joseph Holbrooke: Composer, Critic, and Musical Patriot. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.



Eccles, John. Incidental Music, Part 1: Plays A-F. Edited by Amanda Eubanks Winkler. Recent Researches in Music of the Baroque Era, 190. Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2015.

Handel, George Frideric. Coronation Anthems, HWV 259, 258, 260, 261. Edited by Stephn Blaut. Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, III/10. Leipzig: Breitkopf, 2015.

Handel, George Frideric. Lucio Cornelio Silla. Edited by Terence Best. Hallische Händel-Ausgabe, II/7. Leipzig: Breitkopf, 2015.

MacMillan, James. The Keening for large orchestra. London: Boosey, 2015.

MacMillan, James. The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to Luke. Vocal score. London: Boosey, 20015.

MacMillan, James. Stomp (with Fate and Elvira): Concert Overture for Orchestra. London: Boosey, 2015.

MacMillan, James. Tryst for chamber orchestra. London: Boosey, 2015.

Vaughan Williams, Ralph. Four Hymns for Tenor, Solo Viola & String Orchestra. London: Boosey, 2015.

Vaughan Williams, Ralph. Richard II. Incidental Music for a Radio Production of William Shakespeare’s Play. Edited by Nathaniel G. Lew. Willington, New Zealand: Promethean, 2014.

Recent Publications, Fall 2015


Born, Georgina and Kyle Devine. “Music Technology, Gender, and Class: Digitization, Educational and Social Change in Britain.” Twentieth-Century Music 12/2 (September 2015): 135-72.

Butler, Katherine. “Death songs and elegies: singing about death in Elizabethan England.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 269-280.

Dolven, Jeff. “Purcell’s Dido and the Fate of Mark Morris.” Opera Quarterly 31/3 (Summer 2015): 186-189.

Fehlandt, Tina. “Dancing Dido.” Opera Quarterly 31/3 (Summer 2015): 190-193.

Guthrie, Kate Guthrie. “Democratizing Art: Music Education in Postwar Britain.” Musical Quarterly 97/4 (Winter 2014): 575-615.

Harris, Ellen T. “Taking the Oaths: The Directors of the Royal Academy of Music Swear Allegiance to King and Country.” Eighteenth-Century Music 12/2 (September 2015): 197-210.

McCarthy, Kerry, “Josquin in England: An Unexpected Sighting,” Early Music 43/3 (2015): 449-54.

McGeary, Thomas. “Handel as Orpheus: the Vauxhall Statue Re-examined.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 291-308.

Pink, Andrew. “Solomon, Susanna and Moses: Locating Handel’s Lost Librettist.” Eighteenth-Century Music 12/2 (September 2015): 211-22.

Pinnock, Andrew. “Which Genial Day? More on the Court Origin of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, with a shortlist of dates for its possible performance before King Charles II.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 199-212.

Stewart-MacDonald, Rohan H. “The Recital in England: Sir William Sterndale Bennett’s ‘Classical Chamber Concerts’, 1843-1856.” Ad Parnassum 25 (April 2015):

Thompson, Robert. ‘A particular Friendship’: Bell Barr, Annabella Howard and Sarah Churchill.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 213-223.

Thomson, Aidan J. “‘Proficiscere, anima Christiana’: Gerontius and German Mysticism.” Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 138/2 (November 2013): 275–312.

Tuppen, Sandra. “Purcell in the 18th Century: Music for the ‘Quality, Gentry, and Others’.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 233-245.

Venn, Edward Venn. “Thomas Adès and the Spectres of Brahms.” Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 140/1 (Spring 2015): 163-212.

Vickers, Justin. “Peter Maxwell Davies’s Variations on a Theme: A Catalog of the ‘Sea’ Works.” Notes 71/4 (June 2015): 644-71.

Ward-Griffin, Danielle. “Theme Park Britten: Staging the English Village at the Aldeburgh Festival.” Cambridge Opera Journal, 27/1 (March 2015):

Weaver, Andrew H. “A Recently Rediscovered Motet by Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 281-289

Wiebe, Heather. “Discovering America: From Paul Bunyan to Peter Grimes.” Cambridge Opera Journal, 27/2 (July 2015): 129-153.

Wood, Bruce. “Purcell and his Poets.” Early Music 43/2 (2015): 225-231.


Black British Jazz Routes, Ownership and Performance. Jason Toynbee, Catherine Tackley, and Mark Doffman, eds. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Duffin, Ross W. The Music Treatises of Thomas Ravenscroft: Treatise of Practicall Musicke and A Brief Discourse. Farnham, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Hajeski, Nancy J. The Beatles: Here, There, and Everywhere. San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2014.

Harris, Ellen T. George Frideric Handel: A Life with Friends. New York: Norton, 2014.

Hutcheon, Linda and Michael Hutcheon. Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen, and Britten. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Kim, Helen. Making Diaspora in a Global City: South Asian Youth Cultures in London. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Mitchell, James A. The Walrus and The Elephants: John Lennon’s Years of Revolution. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2014.

Popular Musical Theatre in London and Berlin, 1890 to 1939. Len Platt, Tobias Becker, and David Linton, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Stratton, Jon. When Music Migrates: Crossing British and European Racial Faultlines, 1945-2010. Farnham, UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Williams, Sarah F. Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2015.

Recent Publications, Spring 2015

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Articles and Book Chapters

Clapp-Itnyre, Alisa. “Reforming Society: Missionary and Bands of Hope Hymns for Children.” In “Perplext in Faith”: Essays on Victorian Belief and Doubts, edited by Alisa Clapp-Itnyre and Julie Melnyk , 75-114. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2015.

Collins, Sarah. “The Composer as ‘Good European’: Musical Modernism, Amor fati and the Cosmopolitanism of Frederick Delius.” Twentieth-Century Music 12/1 (March 2015): 97-123.

Cook, James. “The Style of Walter Frye and an Anonymous Mass in the Lucca Choirbook.” Music & Letters 96/1 (February 2015): 1-27.

Knighton, Tess. “John Brande Trend (1887–1958) and His Musical ‘Iter Hispanicum’.” Music & Letters, 95/4 (November 2014): 550-583.

Lovesey, Oliver. “‘A Cellarful of Boys’: The Swinging Sixties, Autobiography, and the Other Beatle.” Popular Music and Society 38/2 (2015):160-175.

Meinhart, Michelle. Variations on the Grand Tour: Musical Seduction and Catholic Communion in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Italian Travel Diaries of Lady Anne Noel Blunt.” In “Perplext in Faith”: Essays on Victorian Belief and Doubts, edited by Alisa Clapp-Itnyre and Julie Melnyk, 168-207. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2015.

Piekut, Benjamin. “Indeterminacy, Free Improvisation, and the Mixed Avant-Garde: Experimental Music in London, 1965–1975.” Journal of the American Musicological Society, 67/3 (Fall 2014): 769-824.

Switzky, Lawrence. “Allegory and Its Limits in the Ring: Bernard Shaw and Patrice Chéreau on Wagner.” Musical Quarterly 30/2-3 (Spring-Summer 2014): 172-187.

Ward-Griffin, Danielle. “Virtually There: Site-Specific Performance on Screen.” Opera Quarterly 30/4 (Autumn 2014): 362-8.

Walsh, Michael J.K., “Mama’s Boys, Celtus, and the Troubles in Northern Ireland.” Rock Music Studies, 2/1 (February 2015): 46-60.

Wollenberg, Susan. “Musical Life in a University City: The Development of Concert Culture in Nineteenth-Century Oxford.” Ad Parnassum, 12/24 (October 2014).


Butler, Katherine. Music in Elizabethan Court Politics. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell, 2015.

John Wallis: Writings on Music. Edited by David Cram and Benjamin Wardhaugh. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Duguid Timothy. Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice: English ‘Singing Psalms’ and Scottish ‘Psalm Buiks’, c. 1547-1640. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

George Frideric Handel: Collected Documents. Edited by Donald Burrows, et. al. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Ghuman, Nalini. Resonances of the Raj: India in the English Musical Imagination, 1897-1914. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Goulden, John. Michael Costa: England’s First Conductor: The Revolution in Musical Performance in England, 1830-1880. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

Legacies of Ewan MacColl: The Last Interview. Edited by Allan F. Moore and Giovanni Vacca.  Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Black Popular Music in Britain Since 1945. Edited by Jon Stratton and Nabeel Zuberi. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Toft, Robert Toft. With Passionate Voice: Re-Creative Singing in Sixteenth-Century England and Italy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Womack, Kenneth. The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2014.