WRITING: PUBLICATIONS

Book, *Forthcoming from McGill -Queen’s University Press*:

A Cairn of Stones: Memory and Community in Cape Breton Gaelic Singing.

Forthcoming 2017: “Transmission and Cultural Memory in Mid-century Cape Breton: The Gaelic song tape collection of Peter MacLean.” In The International Journal of Traditional Arts (Open Access Online Journal), Vol. 1:1.

“Fitting between Present and Past: Memory and Social Interaction in Cape Breton Gaelic Singing.” Ethnomusicology Forum. 21:3, 2012. 32 pages.

 Journal of American Folklore. Forthcoming

Society for Ethnomusicology Newsletter,Sep 2008
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Review of “Chorus and Community,” ed. by Karen Ahlquist. Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music. Volume 28/2 (2008)
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FILM AND DOCUMENTARY CLIPS

Words from singers and Cape Bretoners Peter MacLean and Jeff MacDonald demonstrate the vital place of Gaelic language and song in their lives.

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Short clip from my radio interview with composer Mark Mothersbaugh.
As we walk through his studio and instrument storage space, he talks about how he developed a musical ‘sound’ for Wes Anderson’s films.

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