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      • Magnus Liber Organi, vol. vii (Les Organa Dupla and les Clausules à deux voix, Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 628 Helmstad), ed. Edward Roesner. Plainchants edited by Evan Angus Mac Carthy and Greta-Mary Hair (L’Oiseau-Lyre, 2009).

      Articles and book chapters

      • “The English Voyage of Pietrobono Burzelli,” Journal of Musicology 35, no. 4 (2018), 431-459.

      • “The Song of Iopas in Renaissance Italy,” in Virgil and Renaissance Culture, eds. Luke Houghton and Marco Sgarbi (Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2018), 85-102.

      • “What’s in a Name? The Origins of Pietrobono Burzelli,” Tijdschrift van de Koninklijke voor Nederlandse Musikgeschiedenis 65/1-2 (2016): 5–11.

      • “Transformations in Music Theory and Music Treatises,” in The Cambridge History of Fifteenth-Century Music, eds. Anna Maria Busse Berger and Jesse Rodin (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015) 602–614.

      • “New Light on Recruiting Singers during the Papal Schism: A Letter from Pope Urban VI,” in Qui musicam in se habet: Studies in Honor of Alejandro Planchart, eds. Anna Zayaruznaya, Bonnie J. Blackburn, and Stanley Boorman (Münster: American Institute of Musicology, 2015), 225–229.

      • “’This is another and greater subject’: Leonardo Bruni on music,” Renaissance Then and Now: Danza, Musica e Teatro per un nuovo Rinascimento, ed. Stefano Baldassarri (Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2014), 101–109.

      • “The Sources and Early Readers of Ugolino of Orvieto’s Declaratio Musice Discipline,” in Beyond 50 Years of Ars Nova Studies at Certaldo, 1959-2009 (L’Ars Nova Italiana del Trecento, vol. VIII), ed. Marco Gozzi, Agostino Ziino, and Francesco Zimei (Lucca: Libreria Musicale Italiana, 2014), 401–425.

      • “Tinctoris and the Neapolitan  Eruditi,” Journal of the Alamire Foundation 5/1 (April 2013): 41–68.

      • “Teaching from the Organ Bench: Nineteenth-Century Origins of Harvard’s Music Curriculum,” in The Organ in the Academy, eds. Thomas F. Kelly and Lesley Bannatyne (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Department of Music, 2013), 23–36.

      • “Giacomo Paladini: A Professional Singer and Bishop in Fifteenth-Century Italy,” in Renaissance Studies in Honor of Joseph Connors, eds. Louis A. Waldman, Machtelt Israëls, et al. (2 vols.) (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013), II, 609–614.

      Reviews, blogposts, and shorter articles

      • Review of Paul Schleuse, Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi (Indiana University Press, 2015), Renaissance Quarterly 69/4 (2016): 1553–1555.

      • Review of Tim Shephard, Echoing Helicon: Music, Art and Identity in the Este Studioli, 1440–1530 (Oxford University Press, 2014), Journal of the American Musicological Society 69/1 (2016):237–241. 

      • “Reading the Blank Pages,” post on official blog of the American Musicological Society, Musicology Now (28 December 2015):

      • Review of Russell E. Murray, Jr., Susan Forscher Weiss, and Cynthia J. Cyrus, Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Indiana University Press, 2010), Journal of Musicological Research 34/1 (Spring 2015): 85–89.

      • Review of Wendy Heller, Music in the Baroque (W. W. Norton, 2013), Early Music America 20/1 (Spring 2014): 60.

      • Review of Fabrice Fitch and Jacobijn Kiel, eds., Essays in Honor of David Fallows: Bon jour, bon mois, et bonne estrenne (Boydell Press, 2011), Early Music America 18/2 (Summer 2012): 47–48.

      • “Musical Notes,” contribution to online exhibition for “Take Note” conference at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, organized by Ann Blair and Leah Price, on the past and future of note-taking across Harvard University (September 2012):

      • Review of Timothy McGee, The Ceremonial Musicians of Late Medieval Florence (Indiana University Press, 2009), Early Music America 16/1 (Spring 2010): 60.

      • “The Musical World of Dieterich Buxtehude” and “The Organ Works of Dieterich Buxtehude,” essays for booklet of essays with Christoph Wolff, commemorating the tercentenary of the death of Dieterich Buxtehude with year-long concert series of complete organ works (September 2006).

      • Contributor to Sacred Spaces: Building and Remembering Sites of Worship in the Nineteenth Century, exhibition catalogue, College of the Holy Cross and American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, January 30– April 14, 2002, eds. Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Mary Ann Powers. (Worcester, MA: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, 2002).    


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