European History



The Politics of Power: Elites of an Early Modern State in Germany, Institut für Europäische Geschichte, vol. 177 (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern Verlag, 2000).


Book Chapter

“A Veritable Break with the Past: Sacred Music in Fifteenth-Century Basel,” in Medieval Germany: Associations and Delineations, ed. Nancy van Deusen, Claremont Cultural Studies, 4 (Ottawa: Institute of Medieval Music, 2000): 163-72.


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. “A Question of Corruption: The Case of Martin Nuttel, 1543–44,” German History, 11, no. 2 (1993): 127-40. DOI: 10.1093/gh/11.2.127. Online at
  2. “Music Patronage of the Württemberg Hofkapelle, c. 1500-1650,” German History, 13, no. 2 (1995): 151-62. DOI: 10.1093/gh/13.2.151. Online at
  3. “Centered on Teaching: Using Multimedia Materials in the Classroom,” World History Bulletin 12, no. 3 (1996): i-iv. Online at
  4. “Hymnody and Hymnals in Basel, 1526-1606,” The Sixteenth Century Journal, 32, no. 3 (2001): 723-41. DOI: 10.2307/2671509. Online at
  5. “The Shifting Fortunes of War: Patronage of the Württemberg Hofkapelle during the Thirty Years War,” German History, 25, no. 1 (2007): 1-21. DOI: 10.1093/0266355407071987. Online at
  6. “The International Relations of Thomas Mann in Early Cold War Germany,” in Who is a Diplomat? Diplomatic Entrepreneurs in the Global Age, ed. Giles Scott-Smith, special issue of New Global Studies, 8, no. 1 (2014): 49-64. DOI: 10.1515/ngs-2014-007. Online at


Other Publications

  1. “Die Frage nach der Identität,” Jüdische Rundschau (Switzerland) (Sept. 3, 1998), 25.
  2. “Duchy of Württemberg,” in Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, ed. Jonathan Dewald, 6 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2003), vol. 6: 249-51. Online at

Book Reviews

  1. Jeffery T. Kite-Powell, ed., A Performer’s Guide to Renaissance Music (New York: Schirmer Books, 1994), for Sixteenth Century Journal (1995): 421.
  2. David Lasocki with Roger Prior, The Bassanos: Venetian Musicians and Instrument Makers in England, 1531-1665 (Aldershot, UK: Scolar Press, 1995) for Sixteenth Century Journal (1996): 599.
  3. Paul Westermeyer, Te Deum: The Church and Music (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998), in Sixteenth Century Journal 30, no. 3 (1999): 843-44.



Recording (Writer)

Fantasias: Schubert, Schumann, Schönberg. Compact Disc. Oleg Kagan (violin), Edward Auer (piano), Vassily Lobanov (piano), Vladimir Skanavi (piano). Kenneth Marcus, liner notes. LiveClassics, Munich, Germany. 2009. LC 05954.

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