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"Charles Babel's Manuscripts for the Recorder: Light on Repertoire and the Art of Preluding (c.1700)." Early Music Performer: Journal of the National Early Music Association, no. 38 (April 2016): 4-21. DOWNLOAD

"De Bassetblokfluit, 1660-1740." Blokfluitist 6, no. 1 (2014): 4-7. DOWNLOAD
Unpublished longer English version, "Basset and Bass Recorders, 1660-1740." DOWNLOAD

"Woodwind Makers in the Turners Company of London, 1604-1750." Galpin Society Journal 65 (2012): 61-91. Presented by kind permission of the Galpin Society. For the reader's use only: not to be distributed to anyone else in any form in any circumstances. DOWNLOAD

"New Light on Eighteenth-Century English Woodwind Makers from Newspaper Advertisements." Galpin Society Journal 63 (2010): 73-142. Presented by kind permission of the Galpin Society. For the reader's use only: not to be distributed to anyone else in any form in any circumstances. DOWNLOAD

"Joshua Collins: an Eighteenth-Century Woodwind Maker (perhaps) from Manchester." Manchester Sounds 8 (2009-10): 8-13; coupled with: John Turner, "Joshua Collinge: an Eighteenth-Century Mancunian Woodwind Maker," pp. 4-7. DOWNLOAD

The following two-part article received the Frances Densmore Prize of the American Musical Instrument Society for the most distinguished article-length work in English published in 2009-10:

"New Light on the Early History of the Keyed Bugle from Newspaper Advertisements. Part 1: The Astor Advertisement and Collins v. Green." Historic Brass Society Journal 21 (2009): 11-50.
DOI:10.2153/0120090011002. DOWNLOAD.

"New Light on the Early History of the Keyed Bugle, Part II: More on England and Ireland; The United States." Historic Brass Society Journal 22 (2010): 19-54.
DOI:10.2153/0120100011002. DOWNLOAD.

"New Light on the Recorder and Flageolet in Colonial North America and the United States, 1700-1840, from Newspaper Advertisements." Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 35 (2009): 5-80. DOWNLOAD

“Lessons from Inventories and Sales of Flutes and Recorders, 1650–1800,” in Flötenmusik in Geschichte und Aufführungspraxis zwischen 1650 und 1850: XXXIV. Wissenschaftliche Arbeitstagung Michaelstein, 5. bis 7. Mai 2006, hrsg. Boje E. Hans Schmuhl in Verbindung mit Ute Omonsky (Augsburg: Wißner; Michaelstein: Stiftung Kloster Michaelstein, 2009), 299–330. DOWNLOAD

"Divisions on a Ground: Recherchen im Blockflötenrepertoire." Windkanal 2009-3, 8-13. DOWNLOAD. For an English version, see under Recorder Education Journal

“Raising Uri.” Early Music America 10, no. 2 (summer 2004): 20. DOWNLOAD. Copyright 2004 by Early Music America, Inc.; reproduced by permission.

"A Listing of Inventories and Purchases of Flutes, Recorders, Flageolets, and Tabor Pipes, 1388–1630," in David Lasocki, ed., Musicque de joye: Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Renaissance Flute and Recorder Consort, Utrecht 2003 (Utrecht: STIMU Foundation for Historical Performance Practice, 2005), 419–511. DOWNLOAD

"Die Blockflöte als Liebhaber-Instrument vor dem 20. Jahrhundert." ERTA Österreich News 4, no. 3 (1 October 1998): 1–5; 4, no. 4 (1 December 1998): 1–2, 5–6; DOWNLOAD. For an English version, “Amateur Recorder Players in Renaissance and Baroque England,” see under American Recorder.

"Die Blockflöte als Symbol der Liebe." ERTA Österreich News 4, no. 2 (1 July 1998): 1-5. DOWNLOAD

"The London Publisher John Walsh (1665 or 1666-1736) and the Recorder." In Sine musica nulla vita: Festschrift Hermann Moeck zum 75. Geburtstag am 16. September 1997, ed. Nicholaus Delius. Celle: Moeck, 1997, 343-74. DOWNLOAD

“The Several Lives of Tom Binkley: A Tribute.” Early Music America: The Magazine of Historical Performance 1, no. 3 (Fall 1995): 16–24. DOWNLOAD. Copyright 1995 by Early Music America, Inc.; reproduced by permission.

"Walter Bergmann (1902-1988) as Editor, Author, and Mentor." Continuo 15, no. 5 (October 1991): 2-6. DOWNLOAD

"The Life of Daniel De Moivre (fl. 1687-1731)." The Consort 45 (1989): 15-17. DOWNLOAD

"Mrs. Midnight, Dr. Burney, the Jew’s Harp, and the Salt-Box." VIM 2 (1985): 15-35. DOWNLOAD

"A New Look at the Life of John Loeillet (1680–1730).” In Concerning the Flute, ed. Rien de Reede [Festschrift for Frans Vester]. Amsterdam: Broekmans & Van Poppel, 1984, 65-73. DOWNLOAD. For another version, see under Recorder and Music.

Preface to facsimile of Jacques de Vaucanson, Le Mécanisme du flûteur automate (Paris, 1738) = An Account of the Mechanism of an Automaton or Image playing on the German-Flute (London, 1742). Buren, The Netherlands: Frits Knuf, 1979. DOWNLOAD. For a German version, see under Tibia.

“Johann Christian Schickhardt (ca. 1682–1762): A Contribution to his Biography and a Catalogue of his Works.” Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis 27, no. 1 (1977): 28–55. DOWNLOAD