Musicology Now has a new (and minimally controversial) blog post. Elina Hamilton explores whether or not Queen Elizabeth II really has an honorary doctorate in musicology.
North American British Music Studies Association
The latest issue of NABMSA Reviews (Vol. 3, No. 2) is now available. It has reviews of books on the player piano in the Edwardian age, the sea in the British imagination, nineteenth-century London concert life, identity in Irish music, the British symphony and the London Royal College of Music Library.
If you haven’t had a chance to visit Not Another Music History Cliché, then you’re missing out. NABMSA’s own Linda Shaver-Gleason has been taking on the persistent myths and misinterpretations that keep popping up in program notes, blogs, and other writings. The most recent post tackles W.H. Auden and Benjamin Britten.
Syracuse University News has a fascinating piece highlighting Amanda Eubanks Winkler’s work on staging Restoration Shakespeare. It’s worth a read for anyone interested in Shakespeare, the Restoration, or historical staging practices.