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Reviews of website and The Powers of Sound and Song, now available in paperback

last modified Mar 19, 2021 09:56 AM

Both this website and Nicholas Hammond's book, The Powers of Sound and Song in Early Modern France, have been receiving reviews from journals and websites from a wide range of disciplines. A whole issue of H-France Forum devoted to them appeared in December 2020:


A review by John Romey appeared also in December 2020 in the Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, including in it another performance of the "Grands Dieux" song that is at the centre of the book:

See also two reviews by Paul Scott, one in French Studies:,

and the other on the website Paris Update:


The book can be ordered as a hardback, paperback or e-book on various bookselling websites and at: