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Earle, Ben. “Modernism and Reification in the Music of Frank Bridge.” Journal of the Royal Musical Association 141/2 (November 2016): 335-402.
Ellsworth, Therese. “The British Isles and Beyond: The Performance of Instrumental Music by William Sterndale Bennett during the Long Nineteenth Century.” Nineteenth-Century Music Review 13/2 (December 2016): 233-255.
Fleming, Simon David Iain. “The Musical Activities of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society.” Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle 48 (2017): 65-90.
Horton, Peter. “An Obsession with Perfection: William Sterndale Bennett and Composers’ Block.” Nineteenth-Century Music Review 13/2 (December 2016): 257-87.
McGuire, Charles Edward. “Of Programs and Prima Donnas: Investigating British Music with the Musical Festivals Database.” Notes 73/3 (March 2017): 432-72.
Millar, Stephen R. “Irish Republican Music and (Post)colonial Schizophrenia.” Popular Music and Society 40/1 (2017): 75-88.
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Murphy, Estelle. “‘Liveridge is in Ireland’: Richard Leveridge and the Earliest Surviving Dublin Birthday Odes.” Music and Letters 98/1 (February 2017): 32-73.
Senici, Emanuele. “Slipping Out Handel, ‘As with rosy steps the morn’ (Irene), Theodora, Act I.” Cambridge Opera Journal, Special Issue: Rethinking the Aria – in honor of Roger Parker 28/2 (July 2016): 127-31.
Talbot, Michael, “Maurice Greene’s Vocal Chamber Music on Italian Texts.” Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle 48 (2017): 91-124.
Temperley, Nicholas. “William Sterndale Bennett: Imitator or Original?” Nineteenth-Century Music Review 13/2 (December 2016): 173-193.
Walkling, Andrew R. “The Ups and Downs of Louis Grabu.” Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle 48 (2017): 1-64.
Walton, Benjamin. “Malibran’s Favourite Aria Balfe, ‘With Rapture Dwelling’ (Isoline), The Maid of Artois, Act III.” Cambridge Opera Journal, Special Issue: Rethinking the Aria – in honor of Roger Parker 28/2 (July 2016): 161-65.
Wiebe, Heather. “Confronting Opera in the 1960s: Birtwistle’s Punch and Judy.” Journal of the Royal Musical Association 142/1 (May 2017): 173-204.
Wiebe, Heather. “Fade to Black Britten, ‘O Waly, Waly’ (1947), in Terence Davies’s Distant Voices, Still Lives.” Cambridge Opera Journal, Special Issue: Rethinking the Aria – in honor of Roger Parker 28/2 (July 2016): 263-66.
Williams, Sarah F. Williams. “To the Tune of Witchcraft: Witchcraft, Popular Song, and the Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballad.” Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music 19/3 (2013): http://sscm-jscm.org/jscm-issues/volume-19-no-1/to-the-tune-of-witchcraft/
Wium, Matildie Thom. “Jenny Lind, Harriet Grote and Elite Music Patronage in Early Victorian London.” Journal of the Royal Musical Association 141/2 (November 2016): 283-302.
Beyond Boundaries: Rethinking Music Circulation in Early Modern England. Edited by Linda Phyllis Austern, Candace Bailey, and Amanda Eubanks Winkler. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.
Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Century: A Cultural History of the Songster. Edited by Paul Watt, Derek B. Scott, and Patrick Spedding. Cambridge Unviersity Press, 2017.
Dervan, Michael. The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland, 1916-2016. Dublin, New Island, 2016.
Fitzpatrick, Marjorie. Music and Power in Eighteenth-Century Court Society: Handel’s Messiah and Protestant Ascendancy. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2016.
Lew, Nathaniel G. Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britain. New York: Routledge, 2017.
McKerrell, Simon. Focus: Scottish Traditional Music. New York: Routledge, 2016.
Musicians of Bath and Beyond: Edward Loder (1908-1865) and his Family. Edited by Nicholas Temperley. Woodbridge Boydell Press, 2016.
My Beloved Man: The Letters of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Edited by Vicki P. Stroeher, Nicholas Clark, and Jude Brimmer. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2016.
Palmer, Fiona M. Conductors in Britain, 1870–1914: Wielding the Baton at the Height of Empire. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2017.
Rayborn, Tim. A New English Music: Composers and Folk Traditions in England’s Musical Renaissance from the Late 19th to the mid-20th Century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2016.
Semmens, Richard. Studies in the English Pantomime, 1712-1733. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2016.
Shope, Bradley. American Popular Music in Britain’s Raj. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2016.
Watt, Paul. Ernest Newman: A Critical Biography. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2017.
Davies, Peter Maxwell. Symphony No. 10: Alla ricerca di Borromi. Study Score. Schott, 2013.
Elgar, Edward. “Ecce sacerdos magnus.” Ecclesiasticus, 2015.
Elgar, Edward. “Sospiri,” for harp and organ. Transcribed by Nigel Potts. MorningStar, 2016.
The Songs of Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916), 2 volumes. Edited by Jennifer Oates. Recent Researches in Music of the Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Centuries. Madison, WI: AR Editions, 2016.
Savoy Curtain Raisers. Edited by Christopher O’Brien. Musica Britannica, v. 99. London: Stainer & Bell, 2015.
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): http://www.rit.edu/affiliate/haydn/ .
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.
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.
NABMSA Reviews Vol. 2, no. 1 (Spring 2015) has been posted to the NABMSA Reviews page.
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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.