Martha Feldman's latest book praised by London Book Review

Congratulations to Mabel Greene Myers Professor of Music Martha Feldman for garnering a glowing review of her new book from Colm Tóibín of the London Review of BooksTóibín calls it “rich in scholarship and filled with subtle analysis” and says she writes with “admirable precision.” Feldman's book, entitled The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds, is a "nuanced exploration of why innumerable boys were castrated for singing between the mid-sixteenth and late-nineteenth centuries." 

Read the full review here