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 encyclopedia entries and thought pieces 


  • "Transhumanism: advances in technology could already put evolution into hyperdrive - but should they?" The Conversation (28 March 2018)

  • Entries for The Cambridge Wagner Encyclopedia, ed. Nicholas Vazsonyi (Cambridge University Press, 2013) on: Hans von Bülow, Marie d’Agoult, Edward Dannreuther, Marie Fürstin zu Hohenlohe, Improvisation, Franz Liszt, Melos, Piano Transcriptions, Carolyn von Sayn-Wittgenstein, Marie von Schleinitz, Agnes Street-Klindsworth, Karl Tausig, and Wendelin Weißheimer

  • Entries for The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, ed. Charles Hiroshi Garrett, et al., on: Theodor W. Adorno, Jacques Barzun, Hugues Panassié, and Andrew Porter

  • Edition and introduction, “Liszt on Lohengrin (or: Wagner in absentia)” of Liszt’s 1851 essay about Lohengrin, The Wagner Journal 4/1-3 (2010): vol. 1, 4-21; vol. 2. 28-40; vol. 3, 43-57





journal editor

  • co-editor with Anne Shreffler of Musiktheorie 3 (2009), special edition “Rudolf Kolisch in Amerika - Aufsätze und Dokumente” 288pp 

book reviews

  • 'The Voyager Metaphor: 40 Years On', Sound Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 4 (2018): 4-8 

  • Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Analyses et interprétations de la musique: La mélodie du berger dans le Tristan et Isolde de Richard Wagner (Paris: Vrin, 2013) for Musicae Scientiae 19 (2015), 223-27

  • Kevin Karnes, A Kingdom not of this World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna (Oxford University Press, 2013) for Nineteenth-Century Music Review 12 (2015), 366-75

  • Gary Kahn, The Power of the Ring (London: Covent Garden, 2012), and Keith Warner’s production of the Ring at ROH, “Science, Sets and Symbols in Der Ring des Nibelungen” The Wagner Journal 7 (2013), 66-71

  • Edward T. Cone, The Unpublished Essays of Edward T. Cone, ed. Robert P. Morgan (Princeton University Press, 2009) for Fontes Artis Musicae 57 (2010): 437-40

  • Kenneth Hamilton, After the Golden Age (Oxford University Press, 2008) for Nineteenth-Century Music Review 7 (2010): 138-43

  • Franz Liszt and his World, ed. Gooley and Gibbs (Princeton University Press, 2006) for Notes 63 (2007): 839-42 

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