The following are reviews I wrote about the work of others. If not linked to the source I will in due course add pdfs of these articles. The list is in reverse chronological order.




A review about a new edition of the Joyce Songs by Geoffrey Molyneux Palmer, edited by Peter Dickinson, and the CD with the music that appeared almost simultaneously in 2020. This will appear at the end of this year (2022) in the Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland.





Ita Beausang & Séamas de Barra, Ina Boyle (1889–1967). A Composer's Life (Cork: Cork University Press, 2018)

in: Sound Post, autumn 2018, p. 13.


Andreas Pernpeintner, Aloys Georg Fleischmann (1880–1964). Musikalische Mikrogeschichte zwischen Deutschland und Irland (Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 2014)

in: Musik in Bayern. Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft für Bayerische Musikgeschichte, vol. 79-80 (2014-5), Munich, Aug. 2016, pp. 277-282. Direct download starts here.


Jeremy Dibble, Michele Esposito (Dublin: Field Day, 2010)

in: JSMI - Journal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, vol. 6 (2010-11), pp. 61-65

Free pdf download here (pdf opens).


Dorothea E. Hast, Stanley Scott: Music in Ireland - Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004)

in: Music & Letters, vol. 86 (2005) no. 2, pp. 274-275

Webpage here (paid download neccessary).


Raymond Deane, Orchestral Music (Marco Polo 8.225106, 1999) and Raymond Deane, Seachanges (Black Box Music BBM 1014, 2000) (CD-review)

in: Journal of Music in Ireland, March/April 2001, pp. 27-28

Free download here.


P.F. Devine & H. White (ed.): Irish Musical Studies 4 + 5: The Maynooth International Musicological Conference. Selected Proceedings", Part One + Two (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1996)

in: Die Musikforschung vol. 54 (1999) no. 1, p. 141


G. Gillen / H. White (ed.): Irish Musical Studies vol. 2: Music and the Church (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1993)

in: Die Musikforschung vol. 48 (1993) no. 4, pp. 428-429


G. Gillen / H. White (ed.): Irish Musical Studies vol. 1: Musicology in Ireland (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1990)

in: Die Musikforschung vol. 47 (1992) 2, pp. 179-180


W.H. Grindle: Irish Cathedral Music (Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies, 1989)

in: Musik und Kirche vol. 63 (1991) March-April, pp. 97-98


Brian Boydell: A Dublin Musical Calendar 1700-1760 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1988)

in: Neue Zeitschrift für Musik vol. 151 (1990) December, pp. 49-50