The North American British Music Studies Association

The North American British Music Studies Association

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.