Meantone Temperaments on Lutes and Viols. Indiana University Press, 2016.
Encyclopedia of Tablature. Co-editor and author with John Griffiths and Philipp Vendrix. Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance (CESR) at the Université François-Rabelais de Tours – CNRS. Forthcoming in 2022.
Bellerofonte Castaldi’s “Capricci a due stromenti” in Recent Researches of Music in the Baroque Era. Vols. 141 & 142. Middleton, Wisconsin: A-R Editions, 2006. Review
Two Spiritual Monodies by G.G. Kapsperger with Margaret Murata. Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Web Library. 2011.
Journal and Encyclopedia Articles
Dolata, David and G. O’Brien and F. Nocerino. “Tiorbino,” in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd ed., Laurence Libin, editor-in-chief (2014).
“Making Cents Out of Fretting Ratios and Vice Versa,” FOHMRI Quarterly, No. 124 (June 2013): 16–24.
“Castaldi’s Practice Room: Onomatopoeic Echoes,” FOHMRI Quarterly, No. 121 (May 2012): 30–34.
“Bellerofonte Castaldi (1580–1649) of Modena: Musician, Poet, Adventurer,” Acta Musiologica, Journal of the International Musicological Society LXXIX/1 (2007), pp. 85–111. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.fiu.edu/stable/25071283
“Visual and Poetic Allegory in Bellerofonte Castaldi’s Extraordinary Capricci a due stromenti,” Early Music XXXIII/3 (August 2005), pp. 371–91. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.fiu.edu/stable/3519541
“Bellerofonte Castaldi,” with Nigel Fortune in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Ed. (2001).
“Tunings and Temperaments: Theory in the Service of Practice,” Lute Society of America Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1 (February 1995): 26–29.
“An Introduction to Tunings and Temperaments, Part II,” Lute Society of America Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1 (February 1994): 20–23.
“An Introduction to Tunings and Temperaments, Part I,” Lute Society of America Quarterly, Vol. 28, Nos. 2 & 3 (May/August 1993): 30–31.
“Lute Tuning with Meantone Temperaments,” Lute Society of America Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 1 (February 1993): 12–15.
“Lute Tuning with Harmonics: A Square Peg in a Round Hole,” Lute Society of America Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 1 (February 1993): 7–9.
“The Lute in Europe: A History to Delight,” by Andreas Schlegel in MLA Notes. September 2009: 96–8. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.fiu.edu/stable/40539434
“The End of Early Music: A Period Performer’s History of Music for the Twenty-First Century,” by Bruce Haynes in MLA Notes. June 2008: 767–9. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.fiu.edu/stable/30164158
“History, Imagination, and the Performance of Music” by Peter Walls in MLA Notes, December 2004: 451–4. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.fiu.edu/stable/4487380
Byron Schenkman, “The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book,” in Early Music America: Volume 10, Number 1 (Spring 2004): 58–9.
Musica Pacifica, “Vivaldi: La Notte, Concerti per stromenti diversi,” in Early Music America: Volume 9, Number 3 (Fall 2003): 16.
Chatham Baroque, “Henry Purcell: Sonatas and Theatre Music” in Early Music America: Volume 9, Number 3 (Fall 2003): 18.
Paul O’Dette, “Royal Lewters,” in Early Music America: Volume 9, Number 2 (Summer 2003): 46.
Papers and Presentations
“Stay Tuned” with Federico BonacossaMiami International GuitArt Festival. February 23, 2021.
“Be ye not leery about the viol: Everything you wanted to know about lyra viol tablature…” at A Thousand and One Tablatures, a meeting of the Study Group TABLATURE IN WESTERN MUSIC of the International Musicological Society, 10/30/19 at Boston University.
“Lutorama, Take Two.” Miami International GuitArt Festival. February 18, 2020.
“Lutorama.” Miami International GuitArt Festival. February 19, 2019.
Thirty Years of War: Henrich Schütz and Music in Protestant Germany, Roundtable Chair. Boston University. May 12, 2018.
“Baroque Guitar Tablature and Alfabeto.” Miami International Guitar Festival. February 21, 2018.
“CESR Encyclopedia of Tablature.” Miami International Guitar Festival. February 22, 2017.
“Fretted Instrument Iconography and Temperament: Something or Nothing?” Society for Seventeenth-Century Music in Iowa City, Iowa. April 25, 2015.
“The Making of Il Furioso’s Battaglia d’amore” on the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences Editorial Institute lecture series. April 16, 2015; April 8, 2014; April 9, 2013; and April 12, 2012
“CESR Encyclopedia of Tablature.” Boston University Center for Early Music Studies. April 15, 2015.
“Tablature Encyclopedia.” With John Griffiths. Séminaire de recherche en musicologie au Centre d’études supérieures de la Renaissance, Université François-Rabelais de Tours. Tours, France. May 30, 2013.
“Historical Tuning Systems on Fretted instruments.” Boston University Center For Early Music Studies lecture series. April 11, 2013.
“I know what I like and I like what I know,” on FIU’s Tuesday Times Talks series on November 10, 2009.
“Visual and Poetic Allegory in Bellerofonte Castaldi’s Extraordinary Capricci a due stromenti,” at “Cui dono lepidum novum libellum, Dedicating Latin Works and Motets in the Sixteenth Century: Theory and Practice” on August 19, 2005 at the Academia Belgica in Rome, Italy.
“Visual and Poetic Allegory in Bellerofonte Castaldi’s Extraordinary Capricci a due stromenti,” Medieval/Renaissance Conference 2005, Tours, France on July 15, 2005.
“Rhetoric and Expression in the Mid-Seventeenth-Century French Air: A Rationale for Compositional Style and Performance.” Lecture-recital with Catherine Gordon-Seifert and Elizabeth Belgrano. Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Annual Conference on April 17, 2005 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
“The Theorbo, Pitch, and Temperament in Light of Greek Musical Theories,” lecture recital for Vascular Sonography Dept. at Nova Southeastern University on January 24, 2005.
“Solo Italian Theorbo Music,” lecture recital for NIH Renal Study Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale on January 20, 2005.
“Bellerofonte Castaldi’s Extraordinary Capricci a due stromenti,” national meeting of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music at La Jolla, California on April 16, 2004.
“An Introduction to Historic Dance,” with Mary Dolata presented at the Northwest Bach Festival, directed by Gunther Schuller, on February 5, 2003.
“Performance Practice for Plucked String Instruments” presented at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Classical Guitar Workshop, on July 30, 2002.
“Baroque Hipp-Hopp: An Introduction to Historically Informed Performance Practice,” presented at the Northwest Bach Festival, directed by Gunther Schuller, on February 11, 2002.
“Meantone Temperaments on the Lute” read at the national meeting of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music at the Shrine of Musical Instruments at the University of South Dakota on April 30, 2000.
“Historical Lute Temperaments” read at the Pacific Northwest Chapter Meeting of the American Musicological Society at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington on April 8, 2000.
“Why is Equal Temperament Out of Tune When it is In Tune?” Presentation at Washington Music Educators Association Conference in Yakima, Washington on February 19, 2000.
“Bellerofonte’s Muse: The Poetry of the Modenese Musician Bellerofonte Castaldi (1580-
1649)” read at the Allegheny Chapter Meeting of the American Musicological Society at Akron, Ohio on April 24, 1999.
Pre-concert Lectures for Spokane Symphony Orchestra and Allegro: Baroque and Beyond (2000–2003).