'The most celebrated Irish tunes', review of John and William Neal's A Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes, ed. Nicolas Carolan, in Early Music, Vol. 40 No. 3, September 2012.
Margaret M. McGowan's Dance in the Renaissance: European Fashion, French Obsession, review in Dance Research, Vol. 28 No.2, November 2010.
David Coke and Alan Borg's Vauxhall Gardens: A History, review in The British Art Journal, Vol. XII, No.1, 2011.
The Beggar's Opera in London's Theatres, 1728-61, in The Stage's Glory: John Rich, 1692-1761, ed. Berta Joncus and Jeremy Barlow, Lanham, MD: University of Delaware Press, 2011.
'Cuckolds all a row', review of Broadside Ballads ed. Lucie Skeaping, in Early Music, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Vol. 34 No. 3, August 2006.
Take me to your leader (conductors in baroque music), in Early Music Today, Dec 2005/January 2006.
'Woeful ballads' and 'filthy tunes'?, review of Shakespeare's Songbook by Ross Duffin, in Early Music, Vol. 32 No. 4, November 2004.
Forged Notes (24-part series of short satirical essays on early music), in Early Music Today, 2002-6.
Oxford Companion to Shakespeare, ed. Michael Dobson and Stanley Wells, more than 100 entries on music, song and dance in Shakespeare's time, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Playford's maggots (on Playford's country dance tunes), in Early Music Today, April/May 2001.
Folk lore (on teaching English folk music in schools), in Music Teacher, November 2001.
A different beat (on teaching medieval music to junior music students), article in Early Music Today, August/September 2000.
Twelve Transcribed Italian Treatises and Collections in the Tradition of Domenico da Piacenza, ed. A. William Smith, review in Dance Research, Oxford University Press (now published by Edinburgh University Press), Vol. 15 No. 1, Summer 1997.
Eleven Nursery Songs from a Plymouth Family, in English Dance and Song, Vol. 59 No. 1, Spring 1997, English Folk Dance and Song Society.
Pipe and Tabor, in Early Music Today, June/July 1997.
Encounters with Chopin: Fanny Erskine's Paris Diary, 1847-8, in Chopin Studies 2, ed. Rink and Samson, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Richard Leppert's Music and Image, review in Folk Music Journal, Vol. 6 No. 5, 1994.
Ruth van Baak Griffioen's Jacob van Eyck's Der Fluyten Lusthof (1644-c1655) review in Early Music, Vol. 20 No. 3, August 1992.
The Revival of Monteverdi's Operas in the Twentieth Century Monteverdi, English National Opera Guide 45, 1992.
Published Arrangements of The Beggar's Opera, 1729-1990 Musical Times, October 1990.