*Candace Bailey ( is Professor of Musicology at North Carolina Central University. She is a specialist in English keyboard music of the seventeenth century and in southern women and music in the antebellum United States. Among her publications are Music and the Southern Belle: From Accomplished Lady to Confederate Composer (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010) and “Blurring the Lines: ‘Elizabeth Rogers Hir Virginall Book’ in Context” (Music and Letters, 2008). She currently is editing Beyond Boundaries: Re-thinking Music in Early Modern Britain with Amanda Eubanks-Winkler and Linda Austern (under contract with Indiana University Press).

[1] Peter Holman has reviewed A Performer’s Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music and noted some factual discrepancies among similarly themed chapters; see Peter Holman, “Performing Seventeenth-Century Music,” Early Music 41, no. 2 (May 2013): 335–37.

[2] Ross Duffin, ed., A Performer’s Guide to Medieval Music (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009); Jeffery Kite-Powell, ed., A Performer’s Guide to Renaissance Music (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007).